A strategy for maintaining student wellbeing

S. Hamilton, K. Murray, S. Hamilton, D. Martin

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Pre-registration nursing programmes place many challenges on students and these can affect their health and wellbeing. The wellness recovery action plan (WRAP) is a strengths-focused technique to reduce stress and improve health and wellbeing that was initially used in mental health care. This article discusses the potential for using WRAPs to support student nurses, as well as those studying other health professions. They can be used to enhance students’ educational and clinical self-awareness, reduce anxiety and vulnerability, and enhance resilience, enabling them to cope more effectively with educational and personal challenges.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-22
Number of pages3
JournalNursing times
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 11 Feb 2015


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