• Marusynets Мariana
  • Shevchenko Оlecsandra
Keywords: resilience, future nurses, psychological resilience, stress resilience, psychological program.


The article highlights the results of theoretical analysis of scientific literature and the study of peculiarities of nurses’ professional development in the course of their professional training. A number of problems have been outlined, which indicate the need to develop resilience of this category of specialists dealing with severe somatic patients and providing appropriate socio-psychological conditions in the process of their professional training.
The aim of the article is to substantiate the overall strategy of the content and objectives of the program for the development of resilience of future nurses dealing with severe somatic patients. In the context of our study, a diagnostic set of methods is defined, which is based on the need to comply with the basic psychometric requirements for psychodiagnostic tools, as well as the possibility of applying methods for the group form of conducting. An alternative program for the development of resilience of future specialists in “Nursing” deals with severe somatic patients, in which the psychological component is substantiated, as such, which will promote the development of stability and stress resistance of nurses in situations of different production complexity. Experimental data are presented, which confirm the need to develop this ability in nurses throughout professional training. The practical significance of the study is to develop and test a comprehensive psychological program for the development of resilience of future nurses in working with severe somatic patients. The obtained results, developed psychodiagnostic and corrective techniques, as well as training sessions can be implemented in practical classes on the basics of nursing, basics of psychology and interpersonal communication, nursing in palliative and hospice care, nursing ethics and deontology, occupational psychology, psychology educational institutions that provide professional training for future nurses. The resilience development training program can be used in the educational process aimed at training nurses, as well as in advanced training courses during direct practical activities for continuous professional development.


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