11. IOM Recommendations.

AHRQ NAC Briefing Institute of Medicine Future of Nursing Report

On November 4, 2011, Nancy Donaldson, Jan Wyatt made this presentation at the meeting of the National Advisory Council (NAC).

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  • Enabling nurses to practice to the full level of their training:
    • Remove scope-of-practice barriers.
    • Implement nurse residency programs.
  • Improving nursing education:
    • Increase proportion of nurses with a BSN degree to 80% by 2020.
    • Double the number of nurses with a doctorate by 2020.
    • Ensure that nurses engage in lifelong learning.
  • Preparing and enabling nurses to lead change:
    • Expand opportunities for nurses to lead and diffuse collaborative improvement efforts.
    • Prepare and enable nurses to lead change to advance health.
  • Improving workforce data collection and analysis:
    • Build an improved infrastructure to collect and analyze health care workforce data.

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