The 2011 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, The Future of Nursing: Focus on Education, cautioned that much of nursing education failed to prepare students with critical decision-making skills that are integral to improving patient care in the..
Kevin Letz, DNP, MBA, MSN, RN, CEN, CNE, FNP-C, ANP-BC, PNP-BC, FAPPex, FAANP, Associate Professor in the Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty Track, was inducted as a 2015 fellow of the American Association of Nu..
When I went to nursing school, students were expected to be independent and self-motivated. We were left on our own to figure out how to survive. Mine was not a unique experience and it was certainly not unique to nursing. Many college freshme..
Forty-eight years ago this fall, I enrolled in a diploma nursing program at a school two towns over from mine. I chose nursing for a simple reason: my mother had always wanted to be a nurse. She encouraged me to follow that path, and the dutif..
Imagine providing healthcare services to thousands of low-income residents across the globe – some of whom have had no prior medical care – while juggling obstacles including limited-to-no water and electricity and only having access to th..
Five years ago, the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) 2010 landmark report, “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health,” called for nurses to play more pivotal decision-making roles to affect healthcare policy that would improv..