Healthcare Worker Fatigue: Too Tired to Care? - 249-9352-18

Healthcare Worker Fatigue: Too Tired to Care?

by Mary Carney, DNP, RN-BC, CCRN, CNE
249-9352-18
(4.6 / 42 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Laboratory (1.00 Contact Hr)

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Summary:

Healthcare workers live with the reality that people need care beyond standard business hours, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Shifts can become very long stretches of time where one needs sustained focus and alertness. With the number of millennials in nursing doubling and baby boomers’ retiring rates increasing, how will the workforce change? Millennials place a higher significance on meaning and professional development than pay alone. How will this affect night workers? Can “a little” fatigue impair your thinking? Is working at night the same as working during the day as long as hours are consistent? Join this webinar to discuss the statistics and research concerning healthcare worker fatigue, overnight work, and safety in order to support and equip and protect the night shift and on-call heroes who work while others rest.

Objectives:

The goal of this presentation is to discuss the reality of healthcare worker fatigue. Upon completion of the webinar, learners will be able to:
  • Describe the possible adverse effects of working while fatigued
  • Identify the data surrounding fatigue in healthcare staff
  • Review how the healthcare team can work together to support fatigue awareness
 
Level of Instruction: Basic
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, ARNPs/APRNs, laboratory professionals, nursing assistants, pharmacists, pharmacy techs, physicians, physician assistants, and respiratory therapists.
 
Laboratory professionals: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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OnCourse Learning is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®) Program (provider #249).
 
249-9352-18 "Healthcare Worker Fatigue: Too Tired to Care?" is approved 6/18/2018 to 6/30/2020.

Course Originally Released on: 3/30/2018
Date of Most Recent Review: 3/30/2018
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/30/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Judy L - Petaluma, CA  ·  Feb 20, 2019
Every person in the medical community should have to hear this. out standing
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Hazel F - Mesa, AZ  ·  Feb 18, 2019
Informative, interesting. Something everybody needs to take into consideration.
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Pamela R - glendale , AZ  ·  Feb 06, 2019
Informative and helpful. thank you.
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Kathleen B - Susanville, CA  ·  Feb 06, 2019
5 excellent, this course was very informative
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Krystene E - Fort Worth, TX  ·  Feb 06, 2019
Good knowledge of fatigue and accidents with fatigue.
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