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
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