Learning Environment Stressors and Coping Styles among Nursing Students

Authors

  • Amal Ismael Abdelhafez1,2, Nermine M. Elcokany1,3, Asmaa Saber Ghaly1,3, Fahima Akhter

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijone.v12i4.11209

Keywords:

Nursing students, stress, coping styles, learning environment

Abstract

Stress is non-ended problem associated with learning. Coping styles are the only approaches that help
students to overcome the stress and enhance the educational success. The study aimed to identify stress are
as and coping styles of nursing students. A descriptive research design was used. 118 nursing students were
asked to fill out the questionnaire. The highly learning environment stressors were coming from assignments
and workload (12.14+4.19) and taking care of patients (10.14+4.19). The highly used coping styles were
religion (3.28 + 1.0), Acceptance (3.06 + 0.89) and active coping (2.92 + 0.68).. It can be concluded that the
clinical workload found in the courses is the common stressor for last year students.

Author Biography

Amal Ismael Abdelhafez1,2, Nermine M. Elcokany1,3, Asmaa Saber Ghaly1,3, Fahima Akhter

1Assistant Professor, College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia, 2Associate
Professor, Faculty of Nursing, Assiut University, Egypt, 3Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing, Alexandria University, Egypt

Published

2020-10-10