Research shows that nurse fatigue has a negative impact on patient safety and outcomes.
Long hours and shift work leads to sleep disturbances, work related injuries, cardiovascular disease and diabetes among healthcare workers.
The American Nurses Association is calling for stronger collaboration between nurses and employers to reduce risk from nurse fatigue.
Renee Thompson, DNP, RN, CMSRN, a leading authority on nursing success and professional development and Kathy Parry, Your Real Food Coach, are joining forces to teach nurses how to increase energy and decrease nurse fatigue. In their 1-day seminar titled, The Ultimate Recipe for an Energetic Life: Strategies to reverse fatigue and burnout in healthcare, nurses can expect to learn the key steps to reduce fatigue.
Date: January 10, 2015
Location: Robert Morris University, Sewall Center, Moon Township, PA
Kathy Parry, Your Real Food Coach, is passionate about feeling well and the role that food plays in our health and well-being. Kathy believes health is a journey and we should have fun along the way. She speaks nationwide, provides corporate wellness programs and inspires college students. Kathy holds a degree in business, food management and a certification in plant based nutrition. Kathy’s hope is for you to walk away with a new tactic, tip or “ah ha” moment that helps you on your journey to feeling well. Kathy is the author of, The Ultimate Recipe for an Energetic Life and Hungover, Sleep-Deprived, Over-caffeinated and Living on Pizza.
Dr. Renee Thompson is a true champion for nurses. After more than 23 years as a nurse, nurse educator and nurse executive, Renee has become one of our country’s leading authorities on nurse bullying, healthy work environments, and nursing professional development. She is the author of the book, “Do No Harm” Applies to Nurses Too! and “Celebrate Nursing: Human by birth – Hero by choice!” Dr. Thompson helps healthcare and academic organizations eliminate disruptive behaviors in the workplace and create a healthier work environment for nurses and the patients they serve.
Additional information about this seminar can be found on the RTConnections’ website, http://rtconnections.com/rtw024/.
If you’d like more information on this topic and to schedule an interview with Dr. Renee Thompson, please contact her at 412.445.2653 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.