Essay on IOM Future of Nursing

1322 Words Oct 1st, 2014 5 Pages
IOM Future of Nursing
Nurses are in an ideal position to propagate changing within the health care workforce, with three millions nurses to effectuate change, and the objectives within the Affordable Care Act (ACA) providing the largest overhaul within medical care since the inception of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) in 1965 (Institute of Medicine [IOM], 2010). The intent of this paper is to discuss the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report regarding the future of nursing as it pertains to nursing practice, nursing education and nursing workforce development. Next, a review of Nevada’s state-based action coalitions and how Nevada advances the goals of the IOM report. Lastly, two Nevada coalition initiatives will be outlined,
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Nursing Workforce
“The 2010 Affordable Care Act mandates the creation of both a National Health Care Workforce Commission to help gauge the demand for health care workers and a National Center for Workforce Analysis to support workforce data collection and analysis” (IOM, 2010, p. 3). The demand or lack of qualified nursing staff certainly can be

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