Navigation Links
Studies assess impact of IOM report on nursing reforms
Date:12/5/2013

WASHINGTON, DC (December 5, 2013)--Two new studies by researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) examine how well hospitals and other health care facilities are doing when it comes to a call to reform the nursing profession. A 2010 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report warned that the nursing profession must change or it would not be able to meet the growing demands that are emerging as a result of health reform, new technologies and an aging population.

In the first study, Patricia Pittman, PhD, an associate professor of health policy at SPHHS, and her colleagues examined the degree to which health care employers have implemented one key IOM recommendationthe goal of achieving a workforce in which 80 percent of nurses have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) by the year 2020. Nurses need more educational training in order to handle greater responsibilities and the increased complexity of the health care system, the IOM report noted. To achieve the 80 percent goal, the IOM suggested that health facilities take a series of measures to encourage nurses with an associate's degree to complete a BSN.

To find out how well that recommendation had been faring in the real world, Pittman's team surveyed 447 nurse executives in hospitals, nurse-led clinics and home and hospice care companies. The researchers found that nearly 80 percent of those surveyed said that their institutions preferred or required newly hired nurses to have a bachelor's degree. In addition, the study found that 94 percent of facilities offered some level of tuition reimbursement to encourage nurses to go on and complete a BSN.

Only 25 percent, however, required nurses to earn a BSN within a period of time, a key part of the IOM recommendation. And only 9 percent offered a pay differential to nurses who complete a BSN.

The authors conclude that if health care employers are serious about wanting a more highly
'/>"/>

Contact: Kathy Fackelmann
kfackelmann@gwu.edu
202-994-8354
George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Not in the mood but want to be? New studies bring women hope
2. End-Year Special Offer on Research Studies by Current Partnering Now Available at MarketPublishers.com
3. Risperdal Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Johnson & Johnson Bid to Keep Clinical Studies Under Seal
4. The importance of standardizing drug screening studies
5. Diet Doc Hormone Diets & Weight Loss Plans Announces New Diet Plans Helping Women Lose Excess Fat Prior to Pregnancy, Which Studies Show Leads to Fewer Complications
6. Contract Research Organization WCCT Global Announces Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment Services for International Clinical Studies
7. Studies Show Stand Up Desks Spur Productivity & Creativity
8. Study Funded by National Foundation for Cancer Research Reveals Imaging Studies May Predict Tumor Response to Anti-Angiogenic Drugs
9. New case studies link smoking synthetic marijuana with stroke in healthy, young adults
10. Studies explore potential origins of addiction and treaments
11. Studies explore potential origins of addiction and treatments
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Victory Healthcare, a ... 2014 third quarter infection rates and patient satisfaction ... rates of only two percent or less, and ... exceeding 98 percent. , “We are delighted with ... rising satisfaction scores,” said Robert Helms, chairman and ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists who used ... laboratory say their breakthrough could provide a new way ... stomach diseases. The team used human pluripotent stem ... in the body -- to grow the functional miniature ... bacteria, a major cause of ulcers and stomach cancer. ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Many U.S. colleges have indoor tanning salons on ... risk for skin cancer, researchers report. Tanning ... so colleges should adopt tanning-free policies, to help ... health efforts are needed to raise university administration ... indoor tanning poses to young adults in order ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- A new vaccine that could help ... approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on ... the ages of 10 and 25 from invasive meningococcal ... bacteria. The bacteria can infect the bloodstream (sepsis) ... brain. It is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis, ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... The development of minimally and even non-invasive technologies is ... for instance, to carry out a range of operative ... scalpel, leaving only tiny scars as a result. Similar ... active agents to patients – instead of using injections ... be possible to supply them via a plaster which ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Victory Healthcare Releases Q3 Satisfaction, Infection Rates 2Health News:Victory Healthcare Releases Q3 Satisfaction, Infection Rates 3Health News:Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study 2Health News:FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis 2Health News:Gentle caffeine boost for premature babies 2
... during and after treatment resulted in less fatigue, greater ... - Exercise during and after treatment improves quality of ... or prostate cancer, a new study finds. , "Using ... potential to benefit patients both physically and psychologically, as ...
... ... 7,000 stores in under five months of operation. The site offers 30,000 coupons from 7,000 ... 500 votes per day, making it one of the fastest growing coupons/deals sites ever. ... (PRWEB) May 27, 2010 ...
... , THURSDAY, May 27 (HealthDay News) -- A new ... that many people don,t know enough about sun damage ... survey showed that despite our repeated warnings about the ... sun protection, many people could not correctly answer true/false ...
... ... and published by Random House Mondadori this ,practical guide teaches Latina women how to ... ... Guía Para Vestir Mejor (Discover Your Style: Your Guide to Dressing Better) written ...
... "color-coded" laboratory mice are providing researchers with a novel ... monitor the cellular immune responses of transplanted tissue in ... the June issue of Nature Medicine , which ... a key consideration in developing strategies to improve transplant ...
... at the UCLA Medical Center found that antiviral therapy ... is the most cost-effective approach to treating patients with ... Full details appear in the June issue of ... behalf of the American Association for the Study of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Exercise Boosts Health of Cancer Patients 2Health News:Coupon Site TrimBack.com Adds 7000th Online Store 2Health News:Many People Still Don't Know How to Protect Against Skin Cancer 2Health News:"Descubre Tu Estilo: Tu Gua Para Vestir Mejor" Wins Triple Crown Award and Honors at the 12th International Latino Book Awards 2Health News:"Descubre Tu Estilo: Tu Gua Para Vestir Mejor" Wins Triple Crown Award and Honors at the 12th International Latino Book Awards 3Health News:Color-coded tracking method helps scientists analyze outcomes of newly transplanted tissue 2Health News:Color-coded tracking method helps scientists analyze outcomes of newly transplanted tissue 3Health News:Antiviral therapy during compensated cirrhosis most cost-effective approach 2
(Date:10/30/2014)... MADRID , October 30, 2014 ... build tolerance for cow milk   Cow milk protein allergy ... infants and early childhood. Until now, it has been ... Recently, it has been shown that it is possible ... in a significant number of children during the first ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... , Oct. 29, 2014 The ... basis of test type, technology, product, and geography. ... the highest growth rate in the newborn screening ... high growth is attributed to various nations opting ... a fundamental instrument used for expanded newborn screening. ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014 Hospital stretchers are apparatus used ... another, inside or outside of medical infrastructure premises. ... also used for several specialized functions such as ... platforms. The hospital stretchers market report ... market potential of hospital stretchers globally. The hospital ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Experts Present Latest Research at Allergy Day 2Experts Present Latest Research at Allergy Day 3NewBorn Screening Market by Test Type, Technology (Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Immunoassay, Enzyme Assay, Electrophoresis, Pulse Oximeter), Instrument, Accessories, Reagent & Assay Kit - Global Forecast to 2019 2NewBorn Screening Market by Test Type, Technology (Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Immunoassay, Enzyme Assay, Electrophoresis, Pulse Oximeter), Instrument, Accessories, Reagent & Assay Kit - Global Forecast to 2019 3Hospital Stretchers Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019 2Hospital Stretchers Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019 3
... MORRISVILLE, N.C., Aug. 31 TeleTracking Technologies, ... includes temperature measurement that is NIST traceable and ... temperature sensors certified to be waterproof and dustproof ... even in potentially damaging environmental conditions to extend ...
... 10 Cardiovascular Device Companies: Market Trends, Growth Strategies, and SWOT... -- DALLAS, Texas, August 31, 2010 ... ... --> ... = ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so we need to grab the first ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NIST-traceable Temperature Tracking Provides Visual Alert RadarFind Sensor Now Waterproof Certified 2NIST-traceable Temperature Tracking Provides Visual Alert RadarFind Sensor Now Waterproof Certified 3The Top 10 Cardiovascular Device Companies: Market Trends, Growth Strategies, and SWOT Analyses Now Available at ReportsandReports 2The Top 10 Cardiovascular Device Companies: Market Trends, Growth Strategies, and SWOT Analyses Now Available at ReportsandReports 3The Top 10 Cardiovascular Device Companies: Market Trends, Growth Strategies, and SWOT Analyses Now Available at ReportsandReports 4The Top 10 Cardiovascular Device Companies: Market Trends, Growth Strategies, and SWOT Analyses Now Available at ReportsandReports 5The Top 10 Cardiovascular Device Companies: Market Trends, Growth Strategies, and SWOT Analyses Now Available at ReportsandReports 6The Top 10 Cardiovascular Device Companies: Market Trends, Growth Strategies, and SWOT Analyses Now Available at ReportsandReports 7The Top 10 Cardiovascular Device Companies: Market Trends, Growth Strategies, and SWOT Analyses Now Available at ReportsandReports 8The Top 10 Cardiovascular Device Companies: Market Trends, Growth Strategies, and SWOT Analyses Now Available at ReportsandReports 9
... 1-step, hand-held, point-of-care device for the qualitative detection ... The TOX/See device can detect up to ... 3 to 8 minutes and requires only a ... individually packaged to maximize convenience and ease of ...
... device for the qualitative detection of drug or ... device can detect up to nine of the ... minutes and requires only a few drops of ... maximize convenience and ease of use. TOX/See features ...
... point-of-care device for the qualitative detection of drug ... TOX/See device can detect up to nine of ... 8 minutes and requires only a few drops ... to maximize convenience and ease of use. TOX/See ...
... point-of-care device for the qualitative detection of drug ... TOX/See device can detect up to nine of ... 8 minutes and requires only a few drops ... to maximize convenience and ease of use. TOX/See ...
Medicine Products: