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NIOSH Training for Nurses on Shift Work and Long Work Hours

Module 10: Coping Strategies for Your Personal Life


Nurses’ work schedules can affect personal life and have been linked to problems with personal relationships. Also, the demands of work and home life can interfere with needed sleep. This module offers suggestions and strategies to help you do the following:

  • Balance work and personal life
  • Gain cooperation from family and friends
  • Maintain communication when your work schedule conflicts with the schedules of the important people in your life
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