Working for Too Many Hours Affects their Performance
Sleep is so important to keep you functioning at your optimum best. No matter what the job is, you simply cannot perform if you’re not well-rested and this applies more to nurses. They usually have long shifts that go well into the night and that can really drain them physically, mentally, and emotionally.
This nurse was so exhausted and brain dead after OT that she literally had to Google the opposite of lateral. Yes, lack of sleep can make even the simplest of tasks seem absolutely monumental, and with a job like nursing, it could even lead to dangerous situations.