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9 Tips for Surviving Your First Year as a Nurse Practitioner

Congratulations - you’re a qualified nurse practitioner! An exciting world of challenges and opportunities awaits. From your first day to the months ahead, there’s much to look forward to. At the same time, leaving the familiarity of school and facing new hurdles can be a daunting premise. Your education has equipped you with the necessary knowledge and skills, but there are many more things that you’ll need to learn to get through the first year successfully. Every aspiring nurse’s experience is different, depending on the leadership and people they work with, which is to say that there’s no one way of correctly moving forward. However, there are a few guidelines that can help you go from surviving to thriving as you lay the foundation for your career. These strategies will accel...