Fatigue Management & Mitigation
Presenter: Heather Peters, M.Ed., Ph.D
Recorded: July, 2016
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.
- 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