I will be switching to nights as soon as my training period is over (about 2 weeks from now). I haven't worked nights in nearly 20 years and it was rough back then when I was much more resilient. Many articles about sleep suggest maintaining the same schedule all of the time to avoid disrupting your sleep pattern. But if you're not answering call lights, dispensing meds, charting, and interacting with other people how are you supposed Ito stay awake in the middle of the night? And when would you possible hope to see family and friends who work day shifts? What do you do on your days off?