Prevalence of Coping Strategy Training in Nursing School Curricula

Author(s): Kathryn L. Cochran, BS, Marc Moss, MD, and Meredith Mealer, PhD, RN

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP B 1.00

Expires Mar 01, 2023

Topics: Education, Research

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Activity Summary

Stress and burnout in nursing are leading to high levels of turnover. This article reviews the availability of resilience-based resources for students in a random sample of undergraduate nursing programs across the United States.


  • Describe the importance of self-care strategies for nurses/nursing students.
  • Identify gaps in resources and nursing curricula related to the prevention of burnout.
  • Describe how nursing programs can incorporate resilience-building strategies into curricula.

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Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


This activity has been reviewed by the Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias. No conflicts of interest have been identified for any individual with the ability to influence the content of this activity. Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN or ANCC approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012. AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing (CBRN), California Provider number CEP 1036. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

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