Fatigue Management

Fatigue Management & Mitigation

Objectives: (1) Understand ACGME requirements for fatigue management & mitigation, (2) Recognize the signs of excessive fatigue and risk factors, (3) Challenge common misconceptions among physicians about sleep and sleep loss, (4) Describe fatigue mitigation strategies.

What You Think You Know About Sleep

Objectives: (1) Understand risk factors for sleepiness and how they apply to you, (2) Describe the impact of sleep deprivation on cognitive function, work performance, patient safety, and your personal health, (3) Recognize signs of sleepiness in yourself and others, (4) Understand effective strategies to combat sleepiness and fatigue and (5) Recognize common sleep disorders in your patients and yourself.