NEW! Navigating Shiftwork: 5 Tips for Managing Fatigue

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Date: Wednesday, December 17, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM EST, 12:00 PM CST, 11:00 AM MST, 10:00 AM PST

More than 22 million Americans are shift workers and nurses account for a large portion of these. The evidence is overwhelming that nurses who work extreme shifts when they have not obtained sufficient sleep are at risk of committing errors.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shiftwork fatigue poses serious health threats. Shiftwork, lost sleep and fatigue can reduce job performance, decrease patient safety. Several practices however can reduce the effects of fatigue on patient safety.

You will leave this webinar feeling confident in your ability to recognize the signs and symptoms of shiftwork fatigue in yourself and your colleagues.

Author: Ann E. Rogers PhD, RN, FAAN is the Edith F. Honeycutt Chair in Nursing Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University. Dr. Rogers is currently co-chairing the ANA Fatigue Professional Issues Panel.

Dr. Rogers has been involved in sleep research for almost 30 years. Dr. Rogers conducted the seminal study of staff nurse fatigue and patient safety and has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters describing the findings of this research.

You will learn to:

  • Analyze risks associated with shiftwork
  • Compare and contrast strategies for managing shiftwork fatigue

Who Should Attend:

  • Nurse managers
  • Clinical/Staff nurses
  • Nursing Quality Professionals

* Group discounts of up to 60% off are available. If not registered as a group, each nurse is required to pay full registration fee to obtain CE credit. Contact Kyanna Cherry at 301-628-5166 for details.

 

Accreditation Statement:

1.0 contact hour will be awarded to nurses who successfully complete this activity. Where multiple nurses view the webinar at a single site, all are eligible to receive contact hours for this activity, upon completion of the online evaluation and verification of their attendance at the webinar.

Webinar attendees will receive a link to an online evaluation. The link will be provided at the end of the webinar and also by e-mail to the person that registered, who can distribute that link to everyone in the room. Each attendee should complete the evaluation separately and confirm that they attended the webinar and earned the contact hours. Once they have completed the online evaluation, they will be able to print out their CE certificate.

The American Nurses Association Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

ANCC Provider Number 0023.

ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP6178.

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