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1. Which interval for rest breaks during work shifts is associated with reduced risk for errors and accidents?


2. If you want to modify work scheduling patterns on a nursing unit, what do work schedule researchers strongly recommend?


3. Who can be penalized when a nurse, after working long hours, makes an error that causes death?


4. Which of the following is true about this work schedule pattern?

Work 7 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. for 7 consecutive days, followed by 6 days off, without use of vacation days


5. Which of the following is true about this work schedule pattern?

Week 1: Monday through Friday, work night shift 11 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.; off on Saturday and Sunday
Week 2: Monday through Friday, work day shift 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; off on Saturday and Sunday
Week 3: Monday through Friday, work night shift 11 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.; off on Saturday and Sunday


6. Which response below is an evidence-based recommendation about this schedule?

Tuesday, work 3 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Wednesday, work 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


7. What makes unplanned overtime difficult for nurses?


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