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Brigham, L. Smith, A. (2008) Riding the waves. Final project report. PBPL paper 24

Resource author

Ann Smith and Lindsay Brigham

Resource type

Final project report

Description

This project set out to explore the ways in which pre-registration nursing programme students developed emotional resilience. The aim was to analyse the interaction between the epistomological (ways of knowing) and the ontological (ways of being). The findings highlighted the importance of:

  • facilitating crucial peer support
  • supporting individuals to re-frame meanings related to self and practice situations
  • valuing and utilising emotional captial
  • creating space for personal reflection outside an academic discourse

Documents

Brigham, L. Smith, A. (2008) Riding the waves. Final project report. PBPL paper 24 Brigham, L. Smith, A. (2008) Riding the waves. Final project report. PBPL paper 24

Date added

29th Jun 2009