Thursday, December 8, 2011
Drowsiness and the Management of Fatigue
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
A faculty development presentation given by: Judith Brady, PhD and Ashweena Gonuguntla, MD
Pediatrics & Human Development, MSU. At the end of the activity (presentation), the participants will be better able to: 1.List factors that put one at risk for sleepiness and fatigue; 2.Describe the impact of sleep loss on residents' personal and professional lives and on resident and patient safety; 3.Recognize signs of sleepiness and fatigue in yourself and others; 4.Challenge common misconceptions among physicians about sleep and sleep loss; and 5.Consider alertness management tools and strategies applicable with the Residency Program.