nurses needed for shiftwork study


  1. You are invited to participate in a study examining sleep
    disturbances in nurse (RN and LPN) shiftworkers. You must be either American Indian or White non Hispanic and meet all the inclusion criterial (see http://learn.sdstate.edu/hobbsb/survey). This is a two phase study. You may participate in just phase one or volunteer for both phases. Phase I is an on-line survey. Subjects completing the survey and providing accurate mailing information will receive a $10.00 gift card to Walmart.
    Go to http://learn.sdstate.edu/hobbs/survey

    Phase 2: Subjects wear a wrist-watch size acitivity monitor or 5 24-hour days while working at least (2) 12-hour night shifts. Subjects meeting inclusion criteria and completing phase two receive $10.00/day ($50.00) plus a $25.00 gift card when all equipment has been returned and data has been verified.
    To volunteer or for more information, please go to http://learn.sdstate.edu/hobbsb/survey. Thanks for considering this request.
    Barbara Hobbs, Phdc RN, CNAA
    South Dakota State University
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  2. 8 Comments

  3. by   altomga
    Tried to do it, but it said my "ethnic" group was full. Sorry!
  4. by   canoehead
    The "white" ethnic group is full
  5. by   BBFRN
    I got the same thing.
  6. by   mother/babyRN
    Maybe the Caucasian group, me included, has more problems in this area and we should have our own study...Guess that could be construed as some sort of prejudice....
  7. by   Mimi2RN
    "To compare sleep disturbances and sleepiness in American Indian/Alaskan Native and White, non-Hispanic nurse shiftworkers. Social time customs and morningness will also be examined."


    What is morningness?
  8. by   NRSKarenRN
    Amount of alertness in morning after 8 hr shift..... or 12 hr shift..... or after the shift you want to escape from: 3 admits, 1 death and two codes????
  9. by   nowplayingEDRN
    Being of white, non-hispanic origin....it said that the studies for my ethnic group were completed. Oh well.........*sigh*
  10. by   New CCU RN
    Guess nurses under the age of 25 are also excluded.

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