Fatigue Countermeasures: Preparing YOU for Shift and Overnight Work - WEB-RT353

Fatigue Countermeasures: Preparing YOU for Shift and Overnight Work

by Mary Carney, DNP, RN-BC, CCRN, CNE
WEB-RT353
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This course is credentialed for:
Respiratory Therapy (1.00 Contact Hr)

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Price: $12.00
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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.
 

 
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.
 
Respiratory therapists: 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.
 
This program has been approved for 1 contact hour of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063. AARC Sponsor ID: 9514012. This is a non-traditional course. The course has been approved from 5/8/2018 to 5/8/2020.
 
ContinuingEducation.com is also approved by the Florida Board of Respiratory Care (provider #FBN 50-1489).
 
If you are a respiratory therapist, remember to give us your AARC member number when filling out your license number information.

Course Originally Released on: 3/28/2018
Date of Most Recent Review: 3/28/2018
Course Termination/Update Date: 5/8/2020

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. There is no commercial or in-kind support provided for this online educational activity.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module. For successful completion of this course, learners must read the course, and complete a posttest and evaluation survey.

This CE activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The approval status for this educational activity, granted by the AARC, does not expressly or implicitly confer AARC endorsement of the activity’s content.

 

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Laura K - Sarver, PA  ·  Jul 03, 2018
This is a grossly overlooked hazard in the healthcare profession. Demands to work longer shifts, as well as employee request for overtime or decreased numbers of workdays are concerns to staff, patients, and the population at large while driving.
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jennifer s - mesa, AZ  ·  Jul 02, 2018
course was informative and would recommend to others.
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