The Impact of the Institute of Medicine Report (Iom) 2010

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The Impact of The Institute of Medicine Report (IOM) 2010 Laurella Dotson Grand Canyon University April 15, 2012 1 The impact of The Institute of Medicine Report (IOM) 2010 has a major influence on nursing education. The first issue addressed in the report is an increased emphasis on public and community nursing. In the past, only nurses holding a bachelors degree were experienced and trained in community and public health, and the IOM wants to change that. One particular area of change is that now associate degree nurses are being trained in these areas in order be able to transition into these fields more smoothly and directly from nursing school. Another area that is …show more content…

The American Association of Colleges of Nurses defines standards of practice as an outline to better guide nurses skills, judgment, knowledge, and attitudes, in order for nurses to practice cautiously and safely.(AACN 2010). Therefore we as nurses need to maintain the high level of practice that we took an oath to, upon graduating nursing

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