Sleep expert Lois James shares tips for nurses in Handoff podcast

January 18, 2023

What is the ideal interval between nurse shift rotations? Does splitting sleep work? How long is the ideal nap? What’s the difference between a power nap and a restorative nap?

In this 30-minute episode of The Handoff podcast, Lois James, assistant dean of research and associate professor in the WSU College of Nursing, discusses the ways in which the culture of nursing is often in conflict with good sleep habits. She also shares some practical fatigue countermeasures.

James will discuss her latest research on the effects of fatigue among nurses as a featured speaker at the 2023 Washington State Nurses Convention May 17-19 in Tacoma. Register now!