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S.A.F.E.R.: Sleep Alertness and Fatigue Education in Residency

Patient Care
Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

SAFER, or Sleep, Alertness and Fatigue Education in Residency, is a 25-minute narrated video presentation that provides an introduction to the science of sleep and the effects of sleep deprivation. SAFER focuses on the demands and stresses of medical residency. The presentation provides practical suggestions for residents to manage fatigue and sleepiness including:

  • The influence of circadian and homeostatic processes
  • When and how long to sleep
  • What fatigue countermeasures to use

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