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16 tips to spot and help sleepy nurses

Be especially wary when the clock strikes 4 a.m…that’s when you’re most likely to goof up. This tip, along with many more ideas (and a bonus shift scheduling plan) will help you be a better nurse.

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The dark side of the shift

Nurses: You can jumpstart your circadian rhythm to allow for easier transitions from the normalcy of day shift to the non-so-routine night shift.

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19 ideas for shift nurses to get more sleep

Your body knows what it likes. It likes to sleep when it’s dark. And quiet. At night. Unfortunately, you may not have that luxury. Fortunately, your body can be tricked. And here are the ways to do it so you can get the rest you need.

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