4023-17: I Think I Can, I Think I Can, I KNOW I Can; Developing Resiliency in Nursing Students

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4023-17:  I Think I Can, I Think I Can, I KNOW I Can; Developing Resiliency in Nursing Students

Academic and clinical demands abound in this fast-paced, plugged in, expectation-laden culture. Nurse educators can teach students how to reframe stress and cultivate resiliency.  This presentation describes and demonstrates portions of an educational seminar developed to increase resiliency skills to assist student nurses throughout their academic and professional careers.

Presenters: Ann M. Harms, EdD, RN; Jacqueline R. Miller, MSN, RN

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  34 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify the stresses involved in nursing students' lives.
  2. Discuss the use of resiliency education in helping student nurses lower their stress levels.
  3. Experience one aspect of resiliency training.

Keywords: Resilience, Stress, Self-Care

Continuing Nursing Education
0.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed. 

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Saturday, October 21, 2017
11:15am - 12:00pm


The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

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