The Future Of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health?

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In 1997, Susan B. Hassmiller, joined the Robert Wood Johnson foundation as the Senior Advisor for Nursing at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Through the funding of the RWJF, she developed and directed several projects related to nurses and nursing. In 2009, she directed the RWJF initiative on the Future of Nursing at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) which lead to the report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. This collaboration between the RWJF and the IOM came about when Ms. Hassmiller and the foundation realized they needed a non-partisan partner that was credible and strong to help examine the problems and challenges confronting nurses and the nursing profession (Kovner, 2011). She was charged with determining and …show more content…
Hassmiller and the Foundation shares the same philosophy therefore, they advocates for the less fortunate and undeserved by helping to ensure that RWJF 's commitments in nursing have a comprehensive and ongoing national impact. Therefore, shortly after the release of The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation sponsored the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, an initiative of AARP, the AARP Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, coordinated through the Center to Champion Nursing in America. However, this endeavor builds on the recommendations of the IOM report on The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health (thefutureofnursing.org, n.d.). this paper will discuss the research that led to the IOM report, identify the importance of the IOM Future of Nursing report and the role of the state-based action and how the state advance the goals of the Future of nursing Campaign for …show more content…
Hospitals, community and public health clinics, long term care facilities, and battlefields, their educational levels and skill sets varies. In the effort to imagine the future of the profession, the committee considered the role, setting, and education level of nurses. The IOM committee developed four key elements presented in the IOM “Future of Nursing” report. This report had been helpful in raising the awareness of and support of nurses and their role in health care. After months of extensive research, literature reviews, and several meetings around the country, the 600 or more page report indicated to (1) removing barriers to practice, (2) enhancing nursing education, (3) promote inter-professional partnership and (4) strengthening workforce data (Ridgway,

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