LindaGracie is a ADN, BSN and specializes in geriatric, psychiatric/mental illness.
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Many nurses find it difficult to work 12 hour shifts both physically and cognitively. Research has shown working 12 hour shifts often effect nurses’ critical thinking, productivity and job satisfaction which impacts patient care and patient safety. This Article discusses a change theory which can be used to implement changes to the current practice of working 12 hour shifts. You are reading page 8 of Effect of 12 Hour Shifts on Patient Care and the Nurse: A Need for Change.. If you want to start from the beginning Go to First Page.