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PSNet: Patient Safety Network

Training Program for Nurses on Shift Work and Long Work Hours.

Caruso CC; Geiger-Brown J; Takahashi M; Trinkoff A; Nakata A; US Department of Health and Human Services; Public Health Service; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; CDC; National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; NIOSH.

Nurse fatigue has been associated with diminished decision-making skills that can contribute to patient harm. This online training program for clinicians and administrators will explore hazards related to nurse fatigue and provide strategies to address behaviors and systems that increase these risks.