Choosing Your Graduate Nursing Speciality

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Choosing Your Graduate Nursing Speciality

March 18, 2024

Choosing Your Graduate Nursing Speciality

Are you a nursing student about to graduate and feeling overwhelmed by the question of what your dream nursing role looks like? Do you find yourself lacking clarity and unsure of where to start? If so, you’re not alone. Many new graduates struggle with this dilemma.

In this episode, we’re going to tackle a concern that’s all too common – the uncertainty of what to do with a dream graduate nursing role. Just a quick reminder, it’s totally okay to feel unsure! The graduate year is all about exploration and discovery.

I’ve got a few practical tips up my sleeve for finding your own interests and passions within nursing. Think back to your past experiences, trust your gut instincts, and don’t hesitate to seek some wisdom from others. Remember, it’s an amazing opportunity to collect precious experiences and make well-informed choices about your future career. So, let’s jump right in, shall we?

Key takeaways:

00:00 Introduction to the topic of not knowing what to do in a graduate nursing role

00:40 It’s okay to not know and explore during your graduate year

01:58 Being open to all options creates more opportunities

02:55 Reflecting on past experiences to identify preferences

06:05 Tuning into gut instincts and listening to your body

08:22 Accepting that it’s okay to not have all the answers

09:41 Seeking wisdom from others while filtering through personal needs

10:40 Taking aligned action to move closer to goals as a graduate nurse

10:40 Taking action is more important than overthinking

11:00 Reflecting on past experiences to make informed decisions

11:32 Embracing the reality that nothing is perfect

11:56 Having multiple options is beneficial for a nursing career

12:33 Joining the Nurse Growth Hub for guidance and support

13:07 Encouragement to explore and create a bright nursing future

5 Ways we can support you in your nursing career ✅

Join our Free Nurse Career Growth Hub and access our free nursing application, interview and career growth guides here!

Join our Nurse Career Academy and work with us to help guarantee your next nursing role!

Book a free Career Clarity Call with Liam to discuss your career situation!

Join our private FB community to surround yourself with like minded nurses!

Check out our Youtube Channel for more nurse career support!

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