Institute Of Medicine Case Study

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The Institute of Medicine(IOM) was established in 1970 by the National Academy of Sciences. Now the institute of medicine changed their name to Health and Medicine Division (HMD) on march 15,2016. This is a non government institution work independently Dr. Harvey V. Fineberg is president of the Institute of Medicine. The IOM’s mission is to advance and distribute scientific knowledge to improve health. The Institute provides clear evidence based researches and advices regarding health and science policy to government, the corporate sector, the professions, and the public.
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has identified the problems in health care staff and recommended the solution .Nursing profession is the largest division of the nation’s
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Bachelor’s degree is the best way to start carrier as a nurse. Obtaining BSN will help us to achive competencies in the areas of leadership, health policy,research and evidence-based practice, and teamwork and collaboration. The need of the higher Nursing education was necessary for patients centred quality care. Continues education will help the nurses to improve critical thinking, analysing the problems and better decision making.
The committee belives that by increasing from 50-80% by 2020 nurses with bachelors degree manage the patient with complex care and advanced technology stronger nursing workforce.
An all-BSN workforce would also be poised to achieve higher levels of education at the master’s and doctoral levels, required for nurses to serve as primary care providers, nurse researchers, and nurse
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Campaign for action identified 5 education models for nurses with associate degree to obtain advanced degree.
One study found that new BSN graduates reported significantly higher levels of preparation in evidence-based practice, research skills, and assessment of gaps in areas such as teamwork, collaboration, and practice (Kovner et al., 2010)—other important competencies for a future nursing workforce.
Kovner, C. T., C. S. Brewer, S. Yingrengreung, and S. Fairchild. 2010. New nurses’ views of quality improvement education. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 36(1):29-35. surveys In the October 2012 issue of Medical Care, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania found that Magnet hospitals had 14% lower inpatient death and 12% failure to rescue in surgical patients as compared with non-magnet hospitals. This study shows better outcome recognised highly qualified and baccalaureate degree nurses.
Reference
McHugh, M.D., Kelly, L.A., Smith, H.L., Wu, E.S., Vanak, J.M. & Aiken, L.H. (2012, October). Lower Mortality in Magnet Hospitals. Medical Care, Publication forthcoming (published ahead of

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