Discuss the Influence of the IOM Report on Nursing Practice

Include the following in your report:

  1. Summarize the four messages outlined in the report and explain why these are significant to nursing practice.
  2. Discuss the direct influence the report has on nursing education and nursing leadership. Describe the benefits and opportunities for BSN‐prepared nurses.
  3. Explain why it is important that a nurse’s role and education evolve to meet the needs of an aging and increasingly diverse population.
  4. Discuss the significance of professional development, or lifelong learning, and its relevance in caring for diverse populations across the life span and within the health‐illness continuum.