Title

Twelve-Hour Nursing Shifts, an Evidence Based Approach

Presenter Information

KELLY CUNNINGHAMFollow

Academic Level at Time of Presentation

Senior

Major

Nursing

List all Project Mentors & Advisor(s)

Jessica Naber, RN, PHD; Lori Ballard, RN, MSN

Presentation Format

Poster Presentation

Abstract/Description

The project reviews twelve-hour nursing shifts and the effects they have on the nurse, the nurse/patient relationship and outcomes, Positive associations have been correlated between higher injury rates and fatigue in persons working twelve hours and longer (Blouin, Smith-Miller, Hardin, Li,2016).

Effective strategies to combat twelve-hour fatigue are explored and implemented into policy to increase nurse job safety/satisfaction and foster overall patient safety/satisfaction.

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Senior Nursing Poster Session

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Twelve-Hour Nursing Shifts, an Evidence Based Approach

The project reviews twelve-hour nursing shifts and the effects they have on the nurse, the nurse/patient relationship and outcomes, Positive associations have been correlated between higher injury rates and fatigue in persons working twelve hours and longer (Blouin, Smith-Miller, Hardin, Li,2016).

Effective strategies to combat twelve-hour fatigue are explored and implemented into policy to increase nurse job safety/satisfaction and foster overall patient safety/satisfaction.