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Nurse Fatigue: Serious Implications for Patient Safety and Personal Health
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The literature reports nurses work long shifts, multiple jobs, and additionally scheduled “on-call” shifts on nurses’ days off. Nurse fatigue has been associated with higher levels of burnout and negative health effects. So, what can nurses do to protect our patients and one’s own health? This interactive webinar will cover individual and organizational responsibilities, and effective strategies and resources for nurses.

When: 05/15/19
12:15 - 1:15 PM
Where: Texas 78759
United States
Contact: Leann Ayres
800-862-2022 ext. 139

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Learning Outcome: At the end of the activity fatigue webinar, participants will self-report knowledge gain on nurse fatigue and its serious implications for patient safety and nurses’ personal health.

To receive credit for this continuing nursing education activity, the participant must:

       Register for the webinar;

       Attend the entire webinar;

       Complete and submit the activity evaluation survey

       Once successful completion is achieved “Certificate of Successful Completion” will be e-mailed to participants 7 days post the activity

Participants successfully completing this activity will be awarded 1.0 contact hours.

Texas Nurses Association/Foundation Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The activity’s Nurse Planner has determined that no one who has the ability to control the content of this CNE activity – planning committee members and presenters/authors/content reviewers – has a conflict of interest.

The cost is $15 for members and $30 for nonmembers.

The registration for this webinar is a 2-step process:

1. Register on the TNA website

2. The day before the webinar, you will receive an email from TNA with a link to register for this particular webinar on GoToWebinar. 


Once you have registered on the GoToWebinar website, you will receive a confirmation email directly from them with your personalized log-in information for this webinar. You will need the information in this email to log-in to the webinar so be sure to save it where it can be easily retrieved.

TIP: It's easier to register with GoToWebinar as soon as you receive the email from TNA so you can ensure that you can access GoToWebinar without any issues ahead of the webinar time.



Dr. Barbara Cherry, DNSc, MBA, RN, NEA-BC   

Dr. Cherry, DNSc, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, servers as Associate Dean and Department Chair for Leadership Studies at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing. Her nursing experience expands from the practice to the academic settings. The first half of her nursing career was spent in management and administrative positions in critical care and nephrology nursing. About 20 years ago, she moved into the academic setting at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, first as a policy analyst but later moved to the School of Nursing to lead the development of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program and currently teaches leadership and finance int the nursing graduate program at Texas Tech. She is also involved in several professional organizations, including serving on the TNA Policy Council for the past three years.





Dr. Jim Allard, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

Dr. Jim Allard, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, is the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. He has 20 years of nursing experience primarily in areas of pediatric critical care and has been a driven nurse leader since 2008 with experience and interest in civility, shared governance, evidence-based practice, MAGNET and Just Culture principles.  Prior to Clear Lake, Jim worked at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas, Medical City Children's, Children's Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Children's Hospital and Nationwide Children's Hospital. He was recently appointed to the TNA Policy Council, where he serves as the Chair of the Maternal Mortality Task Force. His community service involvement includes Legal Hospice of Texas – Board Member, Dallas County Medical Reserve Corps and contributing to an ANA Professional Issues Panel as a Steering Committee member.  Additionally, he served as an Advisory Committee member of the ANA Workplace Violence and Incivility Professional Issues Panel.  Jim’s personal leadership vision is “To uncover the leader in every Nurse.”


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