Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Nursing Best Practice Guidelines

Purpose

 

This best practice guideline has been developed to identify and describe:
practices that result in preventing and mitigating fatigue for nurses and other health-care professionals;
system resources that support practices to prevent fatigue;
organizational culture, values and resources that support effective practices to prevent fatigue;
personal resources that can be used to prevent or mitigate fatigue; and
anticipated outcomes when fatigue is effectively managed.