Update on Future of Nursing report – Are We There Yet?

Formerly known as The Institute of Medicine (IOM), The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies) have called on nurses to take a bigger role in America’s health care system to help meet its increasingly complex and changing demands. The National Academies are private, nonprofit institutions that provide independent, objective analysis and […]

Future of Nursing

 Ten years ago, the Robert Wood Johnson foundation and the Institute if Medicine (now the Institutes of Science) published a report with recommendations for the future of nursing. The challenges to the profession included: Increasing the number of doctoral prepared nurses; Increasing the percentage of BSN prepared nurses to 80% by 2020; Expanding the scope […]