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Provider Sleep Deprivation in the ICU

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

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This is a self-paced, open-enrollment course that may be started and completed at any time. Please note: This course requires an updated browser to function properly. Requires Safari (v6 or higher), Chrome (v38 or higher), Internet Explorer (v11 or higher), or Firefox (v23 or higher). To check your current browser version, click here.

About This Course

In this course, learn about alertness and performance, and the consequences of sleep deprivation for healthcare providers.

This course was developed by the OPENPediatrics program at Boston Children's Hospital, and provides Continuing Medical Education credit. To access the videos from this course for free, as well as hundreds of other resources on pediatric care, sign up for a free account on the OPENPediatrics site.

Cost

USD $25.00

Contributors

Christopher Landrigan, MD, MPH

Instructional Time

0 hours, 30 minutes

Course Format, Media and Technical Requirements

Self-paced, using text and video, with post-test assessments. Requires 80% or higher score to earn CME credit. Online course assessment. Requires Safari (v6 or higher), Chrome (v38 or higher), Internet Explorer (v11 or higher), or Firefox (v23 or higher).

Release/Review/Expiration Dates

  • Released: XX/XX/XXXX
  • Reviewed: XX/XX/XXXX
  • Expires: XX/XX/XXXX
  • Learning Objectives

  • Describe the four major drivers of human alertness and how they affect performance
  • Describe the consequences of sleep deprivation on clinician performance
  • Describe ACGME Duty Hour standards objective
  • Describe ways clinicians can prevent sleep deprivation at work
  • Statement of Need/Target Audience

    Sleep deprivation profoundly affects the performance of physicians. The amount of impairment that's induced by acute sleep deprivation has consistently been shown to mirror that which is induced by alcohol. This course outlines the issues surrounding sleep deprivation that lead to worsened performance and details recommendations to prevent and reduce physician fatigue. Take this course to learn about alertness and performance, and the consequences of sleep deprivation for healthcare providers.

  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Speciality Physicians
  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Registered Nurses
  • Registered Nurses in Speciality Areas
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Accreditation/Designation Statements

    Boston Children's Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston Children's Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 0.5 ABP MOC Part 2 points in the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP), American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) Maintenance of Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP, ABIM and ABA MOC credit. This activity has been approved for 0.5 ABP MOC Part 2 points.

    Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at: www.eaccme.eu.

    The following Enduring Material: Provider Sleep Deprivation in the ICU meets the requirement for 0.5 Risk Management Credits proscribed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine and defined in 243 CMR 2.06(5)(d) I.

    Instructors

    Christopher Landrigan, MD, MPH

    Pediatric Hospitalist and Patient Safety Researcher
    Boston Children's Hospital

    Director, Sleep and Patient Safety Program
    Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
    Harvard Medical School

    Disclosures

    In accordance with the disclosure policy of Boston Children's Hospital and the standards set forth by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, course planners, speakers and content reviewers list below any relevant relationships they or their spouse/partner have to companies producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients.

    Instructor Disclosures

    The following planners, speakers, and content reviewers, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, have reported relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients:

    Christopher Landrigan, MD, MPH

    Content Reviewers

    No disclosures to report:

    Traci Wolbrink, MD, MPH, Amy Sanderson, MD, Margaret McCabe, RN, Lesley Niccolini

    The following planners, speakers, and content reviewers, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, have reported relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients:

    Jeffrey Burns, MD, MPH

    Commercial and Financial Support Disclosure

    This program receives no commercial support.

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    1. Course Number

      BCH.AN007-OP
    2. Classes Start

      May 01, 2017
    3. Classes End

      Jan 01, 2031