Nursing Reflections on Resident Duty Hour Restrictions
Graduate School of Nursing
Critical Care | Critical Care Nursing | Health and Medical Administration | Medical Education
In her article regarding a nurse’s perspective on the work hour limitations, Dawn Carpenter, DNP, ACNP-BC, notes that hospital work in general has transitioned to shift work because of the increase in the acuity of care of the hospitalized patient. She has noticed that residents are rested, refreshed and more engaged in didactic learning since the ICU has changed from 24-hour to 12-hour shifts.
critical care, nursing, residency, work shifts
Worcester Medicine. 2013 November/December;77 (6):16-17. Link to issue on publisher's website
Carpenter D. (2013). Nursing Reflections on Resident Duty Hour Restrictions. Graduate School of Nursing Publications and Presentations. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/gsn_pp/104