Alarm Fatigue Read “The Best Smartphone Decibel Meter Apps to Measure Noise Levels” (see Plotnick, 2018, in the Resources section). Download a free app to your smartphone (if you do not have a smartphone, team up with a colleague who does). Measure the decibel level on the unit where you are assigned. Is it excessive? Answer the following questions: Discuss alarm fatigue with your preceptor. Does the hospital have a plan for mitigating the risks of alarm fatigue as required by The Joint Commission (see The Joint Commission, 2013, in the Resources section)? On your unit, what strategies are successful in reducing staff member alarm fatigue? Summarize your findings and add to clinical log. Make this a clinical objective in your Clinical Log and Checklist, and describe your findings in the Outcomes section