Fatigue Management & Mitigation

Presenter: Heather Peters, M.Ed., Ph.D

Recorded: July, 2016

Webinar Description:
Under the NAS and CLER, Fatigue Management and Mitigation has been re-emphasized as a focus area. Understanding the concepts of Fatigue Management and Mitigation and explore ways to incorporate these concepts into the program and institutional cultures.

Webinar Objectives:

  • DISCUSS signs and symptoms of sleep deprivation
  • ILLUSTRATE the issue of fatigue and sleep deprivation as it relates to patient safety and medical errors with medical education research
  • REVIEW ACGME and other Medical Associations’ expectations regarding fatigue awareness and mitigation
  • OUTLINE a multi-faceted strategy to combat fatigue in medical education settings