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.
Nurses should get effective workforce planning to get more data and information. 4. Nurses should practice and get higher level of education and training. The nursing education primary goal is patient safety. “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.
Transforming education: The IOM report indicates that nursing education should serve as a platform for continued lifelong learning and include opportunity for seamless transition into higher education (IOM 2011). Report encourages states board of nursing and nursing governing bodies to take actions to support nurses in the completion of a transition to practice program (nurse residency). Nurse residency program provide new nurses with hands on educational training not received in school. Nurses must achieve higher levels of education and utilize this education to meet challenges facing health care. An associate degree is great; however a
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
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.
More hospitals want to achieve the Magnet Recognition Status. This program recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practice. Consumers rely on Magnet designation as the ultimate credential for high quality nursing. (ancc.org) Due to today’s advancements in technology and the complexity of diseases the demand for higher quality nurses is overwhelming. Critical thinking is the core of education and must be evaluated as an outcome when evaluating nursing education.
My role as a student in higher education and my role as a future healthcare practitioner. Modern day nursing centres on research-based practice and evidence-based health care. According to Naidoo and Wills (2005) the competence of health care personnel is based on their education and knowledge and skills it provides. Contemporary clinical guidelines and practices provide a significant change from the apprenticeship styled learning system of the Florence Nightingale 18th century era. Nursing education has been radically reformed; both in theory and practice to meet up-to-date demands which comprises of rapid technological advancement, cutting edge research and knowledgeable patients who according to Mark, W., and Stanton, M.A.
A BSN trained nurse is prepared for leadership roles in the healthcare field, either as a clinical leader/manager or as a research assistant. Furthermore the BSN prepares the nurse for the challenges ahead with an aging population and changes in the healthcare industry as a whole. It is also statistically shown that nurses prepared at the BSN level have better patient outcomes and lower mortality rates The BSN serves to “create more highly educated nursing workforce in the interest of improving patient safety and providing enhanced nursing care” (Rosseter 2012.) The patients receive the best care possible when the nursing workforce is trained at a higher level. Human
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.
Training and Education in Health Care Jazmin Ontaneda HCS/341 March 5, 2012 Dorothy Cucinelli Training and Education in Health Care 1.Explain why training and education are vital in health care The health care industry is as diverse as the persons it serves. Constant change in medicines, procedures and mandates cause the need for higher education and continual training. Education and training provide the foundation for a knowledgeable staff. The expectation of life-long change within the health system develops a staff ready for change culminating in adaptation of diverse situations with each individual patient need. Training and education are vital in the healthcare field because it determine the quality of care that each provider or administrator will deliver.