Monday, January 23, 2012

Nursing Schools Adapt Programs' Foci To Reflect Change in Nursing Workforce

This past weekend, Sarah Bruyn Jones, reporting for The Roanoke Times, discussed the new educational pathways nursing schools in Virginia are creating in order to better prepare their students for the changing role of nurses in the healthcare workforce for the 21st century. The article highlights how some universities are cutting back on their undergraduate programs and emphasizing advanced practices degrees, which aligns with recommendations made in the IOM's Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health report.

Click here to read the article.

Click here to read other blogposts relating to the IOM's report.

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