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ICHRN Knowledge Library

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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2010-11-10
  • Title
    The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    National Academies Press
  • Year
    2010
  • Author
    Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing at the Institute of Medicine
  • Description
    "The United States has the opportunity to transform its health care system to provide seamless, affordable, quality care that is accessible to all, patient centered, and evidence based and leads to improved health outcomes. Achieving this transformation will require remodeling many aspects of the health care system. This is especially true for the nursing profession, the largest segment of the health care workforce. This report offers recommendations that collectively serve as a blueprint to (1) ensure that nurses can practice to the full extent of their education and training, (2) improve nursing education, (3) provide opportunities for nurses to assume leadership positions and to serve as full partners in health care redesign and improvement efforts, and (4) improve data collection for workforce planning and policy making." (excerpt from summary doc)
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Education, Training and Development, Nursing Human Resources Management, Work Environment, General HR Overview Documents, Good/Promising Practices in Nursing Recruitment and Retention
  • Keywords
    policy,
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