Midnight shift tricks



Just looking for help or tips on the best way to get through long 12 hour midnight shifts?? I am currently drinking an Organic FIT drink that seems to be helping but I am looking for more ideas!!

New Graveyard Shift CA

Specializes in NICU, ICU, PICU, Academia. Has 46 years experience.

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3ringnursing, BSN

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Specializes in ICU; Telephone Triage Nurse. Has 25 years experience.

Almost no trick comes close to being effective then getting 8 hours of sleep before your shift (or whatever amount of sleep you personally require to feel good and be functional). Being well rested wins hands down (or lids up).

Good luck.