Vision for the future of nursing NUR 391 September 3, 2012 Vision for the future of nursing Today’s nurses focus on care for patients based on evidence based practice, which requires nurses to base their care on research based knowledge. It involves using the most credible and up to date research to guide the nurse through patient care. Evidence based practice (EBP) also stresses the use of known policies and protocols that are based on research rather than based on ‘that is how it has always been done attitudes.’ Evidence based practice also has many potential advantages including greater confidence in decision making and better patient outcomes. EBP has also helped with the nursing process which gears specific patient care to the individual based on that specific patients individual needs (Black, 2011). According to Black (2011), “nursing research enhances the status of nursing as a profession by expanding nursing’s scientific knowledge base.” (pg.
Introduction The 2010 Institute Of Medicine and along with the partnership of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has put forth a landmark report focusing on the future of advancement in nursing . Ensuring that being the largest part of the medical profession nurses are given a chance to play a active part in redesigning the future of our nations healthcare reform .As per the 2010 IOM report it is time to look ahead ,a time to consider and a time to implement meaningful advancements in this drastically changing world of healthcare. The IOM has been involved in constant research and data collection for decades in bringing forth these changes to improve the quality and safety by focusing on three important aspects ,transforming nursing
“Two consensus reports from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) which calls for greater interprofessional education of physicians, nurses, and other health professionals, as well as new methods of improving and demonstrating competency throughout one’s career (IOM, 2003b, 2009)” The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation of nursing research network is estimate costs of nursing education for different degree levels. Although nurses are rapidly adapting to new technology and their ability to give exceptional care to their patients. “Nurses have great potential to lead innovative strategies to improve the health care system. However, a variety of historical, regulatory, and policy barriers have limited nurses’ ability to contribute to widespread transformation (Kimball and O’Neil, 2002).” There are numbers of health care institution have put limitation and regulation on their nurses, some of this regulation are imposed by state law. Here are few of the examples of limitations.
The Impact on Nursing of the 2010 IOM Report on the Future of Nursing In 2010, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued special report titled “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health.” It is a thorough report at what a nurse role in a changing healthcare system. The report says that nursing education should progress to a higher level of education in order to serve in the ever changing profession of nursing and nurses should complete a higher levels of education and training, through a good education system that promotes continuous academic progression. (Institute of Medicine, 2010). According to The Institute of Medicine, in order to meet the demands of a changing healthcare system nurses must complete advanced level of education.
For Banner Health they have a unique vision for their nurses. It is that “Banner nurses are dedication to blending the art and science of nursing practice to create clinical and service excellence” ("2012 Nursing Division," 2012, p. 4). All in all nursing care is critical to providing excellent patient care and rendering positive patient
My Contribution to the History of Nursing Throughout the history of nursing, there have been many remarkable individuals who have made great contributions to this field and profession. Some made vast differences in improving the work of nursing, while others made huge differences in the everyday lives of their patients, with their comforting and nurturing ways. So as I sit here and try to imagine my future ahead of me as a nurse, I can’t say for certain that I’m going to drastically change the nursing profession with some big contribution or development. I can say however, that I am going to put my heart and soul into being the kind of nurse who will be there for my patients, making contributions to better their lives every day. I made the decision to pursue the field of nursing because it embraces so many aspects of a career that I have been looking to be a part of.
The Benefits of a BSN The Benefits of a BSN Nursing is a dynamic profession. As technology advances so does the need for educated, well trained nurses. Those who graduated with an ADN or diploma at some point in their career must ask themselves : What is the benefit of obtaining a BSN? How will this impact my career and my life? After weighing the pro's and cons, the only logical conclusion is that a BSN is worth the time and effort.
Nurses have an unavoidable position in the US health care system. The objective of this paper is to describe the initiatives of various programs which are under taken by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and Institute of Medicine (IOM) to prosper the nursing profession and for generating better patient outcome, it also explains the impact of IOM report on nursing practice and narrates the functions of state action coalitions for improving the nursing profession. The writer also depicts the role of Florida State Action Coalition for nourishing nursing profession. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative The main goal of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is to find solution for easily accessible, affordable, advanced medical treatment and care for all citizens in the United States with the support of various institutions, professionals and the patients (IOM, 2010). In 2008 an official partnership was formed between Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and Institute of Medicine (IOM) to accomplish this goal.
Strategic Plan Part I- Organizational Structure Jennifer Janke HCS/589 Health Care Strategic Planning Sheryl Mc Gee, PhD April 13, 2015 Strategic Plan Part I - Organizational Structure Strategic planning is necessary in health care organizations since change is a continuous aspect and implementation is necessary. For this project, Health South Sunrise Rehabilitation Hospital is the chosen organization that is moving forward by improving itself to provide better services to their patients. Mission and vision statements as well as values are important to be communicated with employees, stakeholders, and everyone else. Strategic planning will have successes and failures, but leaders need to think positive at all times. This paper will
A Vision for the Future Melanie Reynolds NUR/391 June 13, 2011 Patricia DeBruin Health Care and Nursing Today The health care system today is facing many challenges and opening many doors for opportunity and growth that will directly influence the nursing profession and more important the delivery of patient care. The expanding roles of nurses, the influence of evidenced-based practice, the importance of research and the trends in health care are directing the nursing profession toward a powerful evolution into a future of opportunity. The days of Florence Nightingale have long passed, but the example that she set for attending to the needs of patients is emerging to a higher standard today. Healthcare today is demanding nurses to keep up with and transform the nursing practice to meet the demands emerging today in health care. Influence of Evidence-Based Practice Evidence-based practice developed to facilitate a higher quality of care and the best patient outcomes.