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Nurse education
Coping strategies and resilience in students should be supported by nursing curricula
  1. Michael Olasoji
  1. School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Associate Professor Michael Olasoji, Health and Biomedical Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia; michael.olasoji{at}

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Commentary on: Drach‐Zahavy A, Goldblatt H, Admi H, et al. A multilevel examination of nursing students’ resilience in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak: a cross‐sectional design. J Adv Nurs 2021.

Implications for practice and research

  • There is a need to ensure that student nurses are not unduly exposed to the risk of developing psychological distress before entering the workforce.

  • Future research should focus on the most effective resilience building interventions for student nurses.


COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating in several domains of human life. One area that has been impacted is the healthcare workforce (which also includes nursing students undergoing training). Drach-Zahavy et al’s study examined nursing students’ stress and coping with the pandemic. The authors focused on how different levels …

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  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.