Shift work is defined as any work schedule outside regular daytime hours. Shift work sleep disorder and several other chronic health conditions are linked to shift work and even predispose the worker to traumatic workplace injuries. Managing these disorders remain to be a multidisciplinary approach and includes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapeutic options. This e-learning module reviews sleep physiology, shift work and its associated conditions, and approach to management.
Upon completion of the educational activity, participants will be able to
Keywords: Sleep Physiology, Sleep Disorder, Shift Work