The IOM Future Of Nursing

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The IOM Future of Nursing report provides a blueprint for transforming the nursing profession to improve the quality of health care and recommendation that nurses with BSN degree approach to 80 % by 2020. In this essay, the student will discuss a proposal, through the legislative process, suggest that Permit accredited community college offering RN to BSN program into law to make the IOM recommendation become reality. The proposal "Allowing accredited community college offering RN to BSN program" that can accelerate the associate degree RN to get BSN to meet the IOM recommendations goal that “nurses with BSN degree approach to 80 % by 2020.” According to the statistic from the Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers in 2013, the…show more content…
n.d.). The health care delivery system (HCDS) in the United States has been experiencing a historical transition, since the president sign the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). High-quality patient care relies on having a well-educated nursing workforce. Research has shown that lower mortality rates, fewer medication errors, and positive outcomes are all associated to nurses prepared at the baccalaureate and graduate degree levels (American Association of Colleges of Nursing | Creating a More ... n.d.). In a study, researchers found that A 10% increase in the proportion of nurses holding BSN degrees decreased the risk of patient death and failure to rescue by 5%. (American Association of Colleges of Nursing | Creating a More ...…show more content…
n.d.). To transform future Nursing required the federal and state action to use current resources provide RN with Associate degree more chance and low-cost RN to BSN program, to meet the need of future. So far, no legislative law to allow and encourage the community college open the RN to BSN program. Only the University offer the RN to BSN program. Hence, to meet the future nursing and quality patient care needs, we urge to create a legislative

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