Prioritizing Sleep & Managing Fatigue
Healthy sleep is key for physical, mental, and emotional well-being. However, health care workers are at particular risk for poor sleep. Sleep loss, circadian misalignment, stress, and work overload all can contribute to insufficient sleep and fatigue. Therefore, it is important for all health care workers to prioritize sleep to sustain alertness and performance while at work. This fact sheet provides tips for health care providers to promote healthy sleep and mitigate on-the-job fatigue.