Preparing For This Assignment Required Thoughtful Preparation Of An Educational Experience For Myself The Student

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Preparing for this assignment required thoughtful preparation that resulted in an educational experience for myself the student. Listening intently to the Institute of Medicine released report 10/05/10 video (HTTP://iom.edu/reports/2010/the future of nursing-leading-change-advancing health.aspx) lead to excitement for me as a nurse. The Institute of Medicine report discussed the Future of Nursing: Leading change, Advancing Health. I was very surprised to learn that there were at least three million nurses in the healthcare workforce in 2010, imagine what those numbers might look like today. Hopefully nurses will consider this, will we see as a nation see a significant change in those three million nurses when the baby boomers retire. The Affordable Care Act has come into play in 2010, the fact that nurses hold the position of the largest segment of the Health Care workforce today is not surprising but encouraging. The Institute of Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation “formed a committee and four key points came from that committee. 1) Nurses should practice to the full extent of their education and training. 2) Nurses should achieve higher levels of education and training through an improved educational system that promotes seamless academic progression. 3) Nurses should be full partners with Physicians and other health care professionals, in redesigning health care in the United States. 4) Effective workforce planning and policy making requires data collection…

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