The Future Of Nursing Education In The National Institute Of Medicine

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The Institute of Medicine (IOM) established in 1970 by the National Academy of sciences. This is a non-government Institution work independently. The IOM’s mission is to advance and distribute scientific knowledge to improve health. The Institute provides clear findings and recommendations about the issues raised to the authorities and public. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has identified the problems in health care staff and recommended the solutions. Nursing profession is the largest division of the nation’s healthcare workforce. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the IOM together introduced The Future of Nursing, Leading Change and Advanced Health (2010). The report recommended nursing transformation needed in 3 areas- nursing …show more content…
Bachelor’s degree is the best way to start a career as a nurse. Pursuing BSN will help us to achieve the higher level of competencies. The higher Nursing education is essential for quality patient’s care. Continues education will help the nurses improve critical thinking, analysing the problems and better decision-making. Nurses with a baccalaureate degree would better manage the patient with complex care in advanced technology and the committee’s plan is to achieve 80% BSN prepared nurses by 2020. Also the BSN to continue their studies to higher levels likes Masters degree, PhD in nursing or nurse specialists. As per the study nurses with baccalaureate degree demonstrated high level of evidence based practice, research and leadership (Kovner, Brewer, Yingrengreung, & Fairchild, 2010, p. 5). Researchers from 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 outcomes recognised highly qualified and baccalaureate degree nurses (McHugh et al., 2012, p. …show more content…
My aim is to obtain a APRN, and I believe that as time pass in the fast moving healthcare system states boards have to change their laws to uniform practice standards about APRNs and NPs practice. I am on the way of nursing education journey to pursue BSN, however I never stop learning and I have to be prepared for constant career change in the health care. I hope I can play great role in producing high quality patient centred care in timely and

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