Impact On Nursing By The Institute Of Medicines 2010 Report The Future Of Nursing

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Impact on Nursing by the Institute of Medicines 2010 Report the Future of Nursing
In 2008, the Institutes of Medicine (IOM) along with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) were challenged to research the needs of the changing healthcare industry (IOM, 2010). Two years later the IOM published an official report detailing specific recommendations aimed at the transformation of nursing practice. Shortly after the IOM’s findings were released, a national initiative was launched to implement the needed changes. The Campaign for Action (Campaign) is coordinated through the Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA) and includes representation from nurses, healthcare providers, local business and consumer groups from all 50 States and the District of Columbia (Campaign, 2013). The purpose of this paper is to explore how the IOM arrived at their recommendations, the importance if these recommendations for nursing and how the State of Ohio is working towards meeting the Campaign’s goal of “building a healthier America through nursing”
IOM 2010 Report Recommendations:
In order to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act of 2010, the IOM (2010) pulled together nurses from various levels of educational preparedness and competencies to assess the ability of the nursing workforce in delivering quality, evidence-based care. The ensuing eight report recommendations included:
Removing scope-of-practice barriers In order to meet the increase demands for care, the ACA…

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