The IOM published report, “Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health,” makes recommendations for lifelong learning and achieving higher levels of education.
In 1,1000 words, examine the importance of nursing education.
Include the following: discuss the options in the job market based on educational level (RN, BSN, MSN, NP, DNP..etc).
Review the IOM Future of Nursing Recommendations for achieving higher levels of education.
Describe what professional certification and advanced degrees (MSN, DNP, etc.) nurses can pursue and explain reasons for wanting to attain the education. Discuss timeline for accomplishing these goals.
Discuss how increasing one’s level of education would affect competitiveness in the current job market and their role in the future of nursing.
Discuss the relationship of continuing nursing education to competency, attitudes, knowledge, and the ANA Scope and Standards for Practice and Code of Ethics.
Discuss whether continuing nursing education should be mandatory.