Your Graduate Year

The first 12 months of your employment as a graduate nurse or midwife has been described of one of great excitement, anticipation and achievement.  It has also been described as a time of relentless learning, tiredness and lifestyle adjustment.  Graduates have found that their first 3 months is very busy with new learning opportunities occuring every day.  By 6 months into their graduate year, common practices have been identified and personal preferences for practice and learning enable a smoother path for the graduate.  Eating healthily,  achieving quality sleep  and doing regular exercise are essential for your well being.  Be sure to include those into your work life. 

Working as a graduate nurse

Working as a graduate midwife