Promoting Physician Wellness: Recognizing the Signs of Fatigue and Sleep Deprivation Strategies for Alertness Management and Fatigue Mitigation

Miami, FL US
June 22, 2017

With the growing attention paid to resident duty hours, there is an increasing need for research involving fatigue and practical ways to measure it. This study shows that residents who are measurably fatigued (both objectively and subjectively) may have difficulty utilizing vestibular input during quiet standing but can compensate by means of somatosensory and visual input.

Target Audience

West Kendall Baptist Hospital GME faculty including:  Family medicine practitioners, cardiologists, emergency medicine physicians, surgeons, hospitalists, Ob/Gyn’s, nephrologists, hematologists/oncologists, infectious disease specialists, gastroenterologists, neurologists, ENT’s, ophthalmologists, urologists, pulmonologists, critical care physicians, nurses, medical students, residents, fellows and other interested healthcare professionals.  

Registration is open only for WKBH GME Faculty

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize the medical literature supporting ACGME guidelines for work hour restrictions.  
  • Describe the impact of sleep loss and fatigue on cognitive function and fatigue.  
  • Recognize the signs of fatigue and sleep deprivation.
  • Implement strategies for alertness management and fatigue mitigation.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
05/16/2017
Course expires: 
08/25/2017
Event starts: 
06/22/2017 - 4:00pm
Event ends: 
06/22/2017 - 5:00pm
Rating: 
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West Kendall Baptist Hospital
9555 SW 162 Ave
Family Medicine Conference Room
Miami, FL 33196
United States

Dana O. Mato, Psy. D.
Psychologist
Miami, Florida

Dr. Dana O. Mato, indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner have relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in herpresentation(s) or discussion(s).

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/16/2017
Course expires: 
08/25/2017
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Registration is open only for WKBH GME Faculty