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Authors

  1. Winks, Dorota BSN, RN, CEN
  2. Weaver, Susan Heidenwolf PhD, RN, CRNI, NEA-BC
  3. Adona-Catiis, MaryJane BSN, RN-BC
  4. Bell, Frankie BSN, RN
  5. Kabba, Mangaya BSN, RN
  6. Mapoy, Maria Victoria BSN, RNC-BC, ONC
  7. Morro, Charles RN
  8. Soto, Rachel BSN, RN

Abstract

Research has uncovered a difference between the standard hospital day shift and night shift, or off shift. Night shift generally sees fewer nursing and ancillary staff members, more on-call personnel, newer team members, fewer services available, and less direct supervision.1-3 Night-shift staff members also often lack connection with hospital resources and opportunities available to the day shift