The Impact of the Iom Report on the Future of Nursing Essay
The passing of the Affordable Care Act by congress in 2010 will require the health care system to transform the future of nursing in order to keep up with the changes in health care in the United States. This paper will discuss the 2010 Institute of Medicine’s report on the impact of nursing education, nursing practice with a focus on primary care, how it will change current nursing practice and the nurse’s role as a leader.
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) report was written to explore how the nursing profession should change to build a stronger health care system. A vision was developed to make quality care accessible to the diverse population of the United States, promote wellness …show more content…
Nurses should be full partners with physicians and other health care professionals in redesigning health care in the United States (IOM, 2011). Being a full partner requires leadership skills and competencies that must be applied both within the profession and in collaboration with other health professions (IOM). Nurses will need to change their style of