Strides in Development of Medical Education

Document Type : Original Article


1 M.Sc. in Nursing, Razi School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

2 M.Sc. in Nursing, Instructor, Department of Internal-Surgical Nursing AND Nursing Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

3 Ph.D. in Nursing, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal-Surgical Nursing AND Nursing Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran


Background & Objective: Nurses experience numerous stressors Nursing students despite their limited experience are forced to face many stressors and this will cause academic burnout among them Resiliency has a key role in the reduction of negative consequences and increasing of positive consequences of stress and thus can impact academic burnout This study was performed to determine the relationship between resiliency and academic burnout in nursing students of Kerman University of Medical Sciences Iran Methods: This descriptivecorrelational study was conducted on 161 nursing students Demographic characteristics form the ConnorDavidson Resilience Scale (CDRISC) and Academic Burnout Questionnaire (Breso et al) were used to collect data The results were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient independent ttest and ANOVA in SPSS software P < 005 was considered as the significant level Results: In this study 154 (957%) participants were 1924 years old of whom 627% were women and 373% were men The mean scores of academic burnout and resiliency were 4156 ± 865 and 6632 ± 1157 respectively The results of Pearson correlation coefficient indicated an inverse statistical correlation between academic burnout and resiliency (r = 026 P = 0001) Conclusion: In the present study a significant relationship was observed between academic burnout and resiliency among nursing students of Kerman University of Medical Sciences‎ Students with higher resiliency reported lower academic burnout 


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