The Future of Nursing

Author: Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309158237
Release Date: 2011-02-08
Genre: Medical

The Future of Nursing explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system. At more than 3 million in number, nurses make up the single largest segment of the health care work force. They also spend the greatest amount of time in delivering patient care as a profession. Nurses therefore have valuable insights and unique abilities to contribute as partners with other health care professionals in improving the quality and safety of care as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted this year. Nurses should be fully engaged with other health professionals and assume leadership roles in redesigning care in the United States. To ensure its members are well-prepared, the profession should institute residency training for nurses, increase the percentage of nurses who attain a bachelor's degree to 80 percent by 2020, and double the number who pursue doctorates. Furthermore, regulatory and institutional obstacles -- including limits on nurses' scope of practice -- should be removed so that the health system can reap the full benefit of nurses' training, skills, and knowledge in patient care. In this book, the Institute of Medicine makes recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.

Assessing Progress on the Institute of Medicine Report The Future of Nursing

Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309380348
Release Date: 2016-02-22
Genre: Medical

Nurses make up the largest segment of the health care profession, with 3 million registered nurses in the United States. Nurses work in a wide variety of settings, including hospitals, public health centers, schools, and homes, and provide a continuum of services, including direct patient care, health promotion, patient education, and coordination of care. They serve in leadership roles, are researchers, and work to improve health care policy. As the health care system undergoes transformation due in part to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the nursing profession is making a wide-reaching impact by providing and affecting quality, patient-centered, accessible, and affordable care. In 2010, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released the report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, which made a series of recommendations pertaining to roles for nurses in the new health care landscape. This current report assesses progress made by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/AARP Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action and others in implementing the recommendations from the 2010 report and identifies areas that should be emphasized over the next 5 years to make further progress toward these goals.

A Summary of the February 2010 Forum on the Future of Nursing

Author: Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309152822
Release Date: 2010-08-30
Genre: Medical

As the U.S. health care system continues to evolve, the role of nurses also needs to evolve. Nurses must strike a delicate balance among advancing science, translating and applying research, and caring for individuals and families across all settings. Preparing nurses to achieve this balance is a significant challenge. The education system should ensure that nurses have the intellectual capacity, human responsiveness, flexibility, and leadership skills to provide care and promote health whenever and wherever needed. Education leaders and faculty need to prepare nurses with the competencies they need now and in the future. They need to prepare nurses to work and assume leadership roles not just in hospitals, but in communities, clinics, homes, and everywhere else nurses are needed. On February 22, 2010 the Initiative on the Future of Nursing held the last public forum in a series of three at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. This forum, which covered the education of nurses, consisted of three armchair discussions. Each discussion was led by a moderator from the committee and focused on three broad, overlapping subjects: what to teach, how to teach, and where to teach. The verbal exchange among the discussants and moderators, prompted by additional questions from committee members at the forum, produced a wide-ranging and informative examination of questions that are critical to the future of nursing education. Additionally, testimony presented by 12 individuals and comments made by members of the audience during an open microphone session provided the committee with valuable input from a range of perspectives.

A Summary of the December 2009 Forum on the Future of Nursing

Author: Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309156424
Release Date: 2010-06-02
Genre: Medical

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the IOM, seeks to build a blueprint for the future of nursing as part of larger efforts to reform the health care system. The second of the Initiative's three forums was held on December 3, 2009, and examined care in the community, focusing on community health, public health, primary care, and long-term care.

Realizing the Future of Nursing

Author: Cathy Rick
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 0160928869
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Medical policy

The stories told in this book reflect the hard work and dedication of the Veterans Affairs nurses who provide care to our nation’s heroes. Four key messsages outlined in the book help explain the important role of VA nurses. Key Message 1: Nurses should practice to the full extent of their education and training; Key Message 2: Nurses should achieve higher levels of education and training through an improved education system that promotes seamless academic progression; Key Message 3: Nurses should be full partners, with physicians and other health care professionals, in redesigning health care in the United States; Key Message 4: Effective workforce planning and policy making require better data collection and an improved information structure. This book addresses the staffing issues in military healthcare with policy and workforce planning towards an improved information structure between the nurses, healthcare professionals, and physicians.

The Future of Nursing

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ISBN: OCLC:1018214273
Release Date: 2015
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Abstract : OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to assess the implementation of recommendations of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health . BACKGROUND: In 2010, the IOM made a series of recommendations aimed at transforming the role of nurses in healthcare delivery. METHODS: We conducted a multiyear survey, in 2011 and 2013, with nurse leaders who were members of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the National Nursing Centers Consortium, or the Visiting Nurses Association of America. RESULTS: When comparing 2013 to 2011, we find progress in instituting the IOM's recommendations in 3 areas: (1) raising the proportion of employed RNs with at least a bachelor's degree; (2) expanding the proportion of healthcare institutions with nurse residency programs; and (3) offering opportunities for continuing nurse education CONCLUSIONS: Our findings suggest that healthcare organizations are transforming to support the recommendations of the IOM.

A Summary of the October 2009 Forum on the Future of Nursing

Author: Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309150217
Release Date: 2010-04-12
Genre: Medical

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the IOM, seeks to transform nursing as part of larger efforts to reform the health care system. The first of the Initiative's three forums was held on October 19, 2009, and focused on safety, technology, and interdisciplinary collaboration in acute care.

The New Leadership Challenge

Author: Sheila Grossman
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803658745
Release Date: 2016-09-22
Genre: Medical

Whatever your role, practice or educational environment, here are the tools and techniques you can use to realize your leadership potential, advance your career, and contribute to the future of nursing. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, the 5th Edition features a new chapter, The Phenomenon of Leadership: Classic/Historical and Contemporary Leadership Theories, as well as expanded coverage of the Institute of Medicine initiatives and how they relate to leadership that ensures high-quality and safer care in our complex, chaotic health-care delivery systems. You’ll also find more critical-thinking exercises in each chapter

Strategies for the Future of Nursing

Author: Edward O'Neil
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: UOM:39015043328122
Release Date: 1998-05-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Adapting to the Changing Medical System This timely resource answers your most urgent questions about the nursing profession today. The field of nursing has drastically changed as a result of hospital reorganizations under managed care systems. This is clearly evidenced in the substantial decrease in the total number of jobs available for registered nurses. The book offers insights into the most recent trends in RN employment and outlines key strategies for strengthening nursing services. You'll learn tactics for adapting the profession of nursing to an outpatient-based medical system. You'll also discover ways in which individual nurses can successfully prepare for these changes. This book should be read by anyone concerned about the future of health care in this country. Ed O'Neill and his colleagues provide important advice about how nursing can address the national dilemma of providing cost-effective health care to everyone. --Marla Salmon, Sc.D., RN, FAAN, associate dean and director of graduate studies, University of Pennsylvania

Realizing the Future of Nursing VA Nurses Tell Their Story

Author: Department of Veteran Affairs Nurses
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160930270
Release Date: 2015-09-29
Genre: Medical

The stories told in this book reflect the hard work and dedication of the Veterans Affairs nurses who provide care to our nation’s heroes. Four key messsages outlined in the book help explain the important role of VA nurses. Key Message 1: Nurses should practice to the full extent of their education and training; Key Message 2: Nurses should achieve higher levels of education and training through an improved education system that promotes seamless academic progression; Key Message 3: Nurses should be full partners, with physicians and other health care professionals, in redesigning health care in the United States; Key Message 4: Effective workforce planning and policy making require better data collection and an improved information structure. This book addresses the staffing issues in military healthcare with policy and workforce planning towards an improved information structure between the nurses, healthcare professionals, and physicians. Keywords: Department of Veterans Affairs nursing program; Veteran Affairs (VA) nursing; nurses; Veterans Affairs nursing education progrm; VA nursing education program; U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; u.s. department of veterans affairs; va; VA; staffing issues in military healthcare.

The Future of Nursing as Envisaged by the Institute of Medicine

Author: Patrick Kimuyu
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 9783668741768
Release Date: 2018-07-04
Genre: Medical

Seminar paper from the year 2018 in the subject Nursing Science, grade: 1.4, Egerton University, language: English, abstract: In the recent years, nursing education and practice appear to have been influenced by the current healthcare reforms. The Affordable Care Act has introduced cross-sectional changes in the US healthcare system. For instance, it has led to an increase in the number of uninsured people by introducing universal healthcare under the reviewed health insurance plans. It is predicted that “expanding the reach of insurance coverage will place greater demands on the primary care system, as witnessed in Massachusetts” (IOM, 2010a). Consequently, the scope of healthcare services has experienced immense changes ranging from patient’s privacy protection as it is defined by HIPAA to the treatment of degenerative diseases. IOM observes “primary care medical homes and accountable care organizations (ACOs)—rely on interventions that fall squarely within the scope of practice of RNs (e.g., care coordination, transitional care)” (p.375). Owing to these changes in the US healthcare system, transient reforms in the nursing profession are deemed necessary for addressing the vast needs of the US population, and this explains the importance of the 2010 Institute of Medicine’s recommendations. Evidence indicates that, the nursing profession plays the pivotal role in the healthcare system because it accounts for the largest percentage of the healthcare workforce. As such, introducing transformations in the nursing profession appear to be as significant as the Affordable Care Act, especially regarding the improvement of healthcare service delivery. Therefore, this research paper will provide a comprehensive overview on the impact of IOM recommendations on the nursing profession including the key messages.

Future of Advanced Registered Nursing Practice An Issue of Nursing Clinics E Book

Author: Robin Donohoe Dennison
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455744190
Release Date: 2012-09-06
Genre: Medical

This issue of Nursing Clinics, Guest Edited by Robin Dennison, DNP, MSN, CCNS, RN, will focus on Future of Advanced Nursing Practice with topics including: regulatory procedures for APNs; future of the NP role; future of CNS role; future of nurse midwife role; future of the nurse anesthetist role; impact of LACE in public health; merging roles of the psychiatric mental health CNS and NP; impact of DNP on AP roles; future of reimbursement for APNs; role of APN in EBP; genetics and APNs; APNs in medical home; and executive role of the APN.

Innovations in Nursing Education

Author: Linda Caputi
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 1934758221
Release Date: 2015-02-09
Genre: Nursing

Published by the National League for Nursing, Innovations in Nursing Education: Building the Future of Nursing, Volume 3 promotes innovation and excellence in nursing education through fully researched and thought-provoking writing. This third volume introduces a new organizational structure, aligning topics to five of the seven NLN Centers for Nursing Education. Not centers in the bricks and mortar sense, the centers are a way of organizing the NLN's thinking and framing its work, a way to continue to lead in the areas that are crucial to the future of nursing and nursing education: -NLN - Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for the Advancement of the Science of Nursing Education-NLN Center for Assessment and Evaluation-NLN Center for Excellence in the Care of Vulnerable Populations-NLN Center for Transformational Leadership-NLN Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology "I am so pleased that Dr. Caputi, as editor of this volume, chose to arrange the chapters to correspond with the work of five of the centers, work that benefits nurse educators as well as our students and the millions of patients nurses care for over the course of our professional lives." Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAANCEO, NLN This title is an American Journal of Nursing 2015 Book of The Year Contest Winner.