The Impact on Nursing from the 2010 Imo Report

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The impact on Nursing of the 2010 IOM Report siatta krah Grand Canyon University Professional Dynamics NRS 430V-0102 Monica Kidder June 01, 2013 The impact on Nursing of the 2010 IOM Report The profession of nursing is the fastest growing in the health care field in the United States. The practice of nursing is changing, nurses are practicing with more autonomy, and so is the education. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) report discusses many aspect of nursing in their 2010 report. The focus of this paper is on three aspects: Transforming practice, Transforming education, and Transforming leadership. These three points are essential to the role of nursing in our Changing healthcare system. Transforming practice: According to the IOM report, nurses should be able to practice to the full extent of their education and training. Nursing care should be given to patients based on their individual needs not what is convenient for the provider. For patients to receive care required our healthcare system will need transformation and nurses have the opportunity to play a major role; to create a more accessible, high quality we need to visit our scope of practice especially for APN and discuss barriers and restriction on practice. 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
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