OBJECTIVES

The purpose of online training course is:

  • Describe the general rules governing shift work,
  • Describe the effects that shiftwork can have on the health and safety of the workers involved
  • Deepen the theme of sleep and rest.

RECIPIENTS

The course is aimed at medical and nursing staff, in application of Legislative Decree 81/08 and the "Guidelines for the safety and health of workers exposed to antiblastic chemotherapy in the healthcare environment" of 07/10/1999.

DURATION

1 HOUR and 10 minutes

CONTENTS

MODULE 1 - General part: the reference legislation, statistical data

  • Premise
  • Legislative Decree n. 66 of 08.04.2003
    • Definition of shift work
    • Daily rest
    • The breaks
    • Weekly rests
    • Holidays
    • Definition of night work
    • Restrictions on night work
    • Duration of night work
  • Statistical data on night work
  • Accident statistics
  • Shift classification
    • Shifts at normal or fixed hours
    • Daytime shifts
    • Round-the-clock or 24-hour shifts

 

MODULE 2 - Short and medium term effects of shift work

  • Effects of shift work on workers
  • Health and safety risk
  • Interference on the biological structure - Jet Lag
  • Circadian rhythm
  • Circadian rhythm and jet Lag
  • Sleep disorders and pathologies
  • Digestive disorders
  • Fatigue, mistakes and injuries
  • Social interference
  • Effects on the psycho-affective sphere
  • Cardiovascular pathologies
  • Effects on women's health
  • Tumors
  • Metabolic dysfunctions

 

MODULE 3 - Personal prevention and protection measures

  • Compensatory interventions (coping strategy) by workers
  • Sleep hygiene
  • Balanced and healthy diet
  • Use of voluptuous substances
  • Maintain good physical condition
  • Organize family life
  • Maintain social relationships

 

MODULE 4 - The stroke of sleep and the accidents in progress

  • Sleep stroke and ongoing accidents
  • Travel and sleep injuries

 

MODULE 5 - Sleep: analysis and characteristic elements

  • The vigil
  • Sleep and rest
  • Non REM phase
  • REM phase
  • Polysomnography
  • REM sleep stages
  • Sleep rhythm
  • Psychological sleep function
  • Awareness of the need
  • Catering and protection
  • The need for sleep / rest
  • The numbness
  • Circadian rhythms
  • Sleep needs in different age groups
  • Factors that affect sleep and rest
  • Signs and symptoms of sleep disturbances
  • Insomnia
  • Self evaluation

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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The courses are optimized for a 1024 × 768 display on PCs and tablets of at least 7 inches.

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DATA TRACKING METHOD: SCORM 1.2

DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGY:

HTML5

PRODUCED BY:

PIAZZA COPERNICO

Content edited by:

IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital

COURSE CODE:

0024-20_01