The Future of Nursing Essay
IMPACT ON NURSING: THE FUTURE OF NURSING
Holly M. L.
July 22, 2012
THE IMPACT ON NURSING
This paper will review the impact of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on the future of nursing. It will include the impact on nursing education, nursing practice, with emphasis on primary care in relation to the goals mentioned in the IOM report and the impact on the nurse’s role as a leader.
The IOM report has two key points in relation to education: “Nurses should achieve higher levels of education and training through an improved education system that promotes seamless academic progression.” (p. 5) and “Nurses should practice to the full extent of their …show more content…
Nursing practice recognizes the need to shift from acute and specialty care to,
Chronic conditions; primary care, including care coordination and transitional care; prevention and wellness; and the prevention of adverse events, such as hospital-acquired infections. Given the aging population, moreover, the need for long-term and palliative care will continue to grow in the coming years.