Quiz 22: The Wisdom of Self-Care: Well-Being and Resilience in Nursing


A Explanation: A study by McCann et al.(2013)identified four predictors of resilience among health care professionals.These include the ability to laugh and find humor, the capacity for self-reflection and insight, the ability to finding meaning in their beliefs, spirituality, and finally, the willingness to embrace a professional identity.

D Explanation: Resiliency among health care workers involves the use of positive behaviors, thoughts and actions to deal with stress events.Utilizing humor as a stress reliever is an example of resiliency.

D Explanation: Factors considered central to resiliency include maintaining good relationships, accepting circumstances that cannot be changed, keeping a long-term perspective, sustaining a hopeful outlook, and visualizing one's goals.