Fighting Fatigue in Healthcare

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Break Time by Born1945Blog post by Colin Hung

Next week is the unofficial start to summer here in North American – with Canada Day falling on July 1st and Independence Day on July 4th. These holidays represent the mid-point of the calendar year and is the first chance for many to take a break and get away from our daily pressures.

Given that the next #hcldr weekly tweetchat falls on Canada Day, Tuesday July 1st 2014, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about ways we can fight fatigue in healthcare and share the tactics we each use to boost our energy/take a break.

Work can be emotionally, mentally and physically draining. This is particularly true for those that work in healthcare who are often asked to put in long hours, are under tremendous pressure to perform and constantly deal with emotional situations. It is not surprising therefore…

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