Fatigue Countermeasures: Preparing YOU for Shift and Overnight Work - 249-9353-18

Fatigue Countermeasures: Preparing YOU for Shift and Overnight Work

by Mary Carney, DNP, RN-BC, CCRN, CNE
249-9353-18
(4.7 / 173 ratings )

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

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Summary:

While long hours, shiftwork, and overnight work may be a necessary part of healthcare, there are interventions you can take to help you work safely. And, we can let you know what the interventions are! Have you prepared yourself for long hours on duty? Do you have an ethical responsibility to assess your readiness for work? Do you say “I can handle another shift” and power through on caffeine? Different generations may have various motivations for how they approach shift and overnight work. Join this webinar to discuss strategies and interventions to help you prepare yourself to work at your best during irregular or long hours.

Objectives:

The goal of this presentation is to discuss fatigue counter measures. Upon completion of the webinar, learners will be able to:
  • Analyze common responses to fatigue.
  • Describe offensive measures to combat fatigue.
  • Identify discussion points for the healthcare team to recognize and try to prevent shift fatigue problems.
 
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.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
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).
 
249-9353-18 "Fatigue Countermeasures: Preparing YOU for Shift and Overnight Work" is approved 6/18/2018 to 6/30/2020.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (provider # 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 3/28/2018
Date of Most Recent Review: 3/28/2018
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. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Pamela Y - Fremont, CA  ·  Sep 12, 2019
A pretty common-sense course, but many appear to need this course to be reminded the importance of rest and sleep.
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Amber I - Haltom City, TX  ·  Sep 11, 2019
Very helpful as someone who is just starting night shift. Thank you!
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Melanie P - Peoria, IL  ·  Sep 09, 2019
Speaker had great public speaking skills and was knowledgeable about the subject.
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Jaimie B - Castro Valley, CA  ·  Sep 01, 2019
Can be better prepared
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Letitia M - mesa, AZ  ·  Sep 01, 2019
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