The Impact of Nursing Education and Practice

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The Impact of Institute of Medicine 2010 Report Introduction In order to make desired changes in the nursing profession, a two-year program was launched by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in order to achieve better changes in the access based issues and changed needed in nursing profession. A committee was appointed by the Institute of Medicine for the check and production of the report in relation to the initiative. The report was released in 2010 which had recommendations for the changes needed in the nursing profession desiring an improvement in the healthcare profession. This paper will highlight the impact that the given recommendations can have on the nursing practice, nursing education and leadership of the nurses in healthcare profession. The Impact on Nursing Education It has been recommended in the report that education of nurses should be wide in all aspects of patient and healthcare. This can help the nurses in having a great chance to explore all the major fields of nursing and healthcare thereby improving the quality of services that can be provided to the patients. The report has added that there is a need of well-educated nurses in the team of nurses (Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine, Institute of Medicine, 2011, p. 67). These days, a great diversity is seen in the American population, which increasingly demands better and more improved
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