is an acute care facility that has been providing healthcare services in the state of Florida for over five decades. This organization functions under the functional structure and practices the participative leadership model with a top-down flow communication model to communicate with their employees. One of the most important recommendations of the institute of medicine (IOM) 2011 to increase the number nurses with a Bachelor Science of Nursing (BSN) degree from 50% to 80% by 2020 (IOM, 2011).
Prepared Nurses by 2020 The ABC Healthcare Center is an acute care facility that has been providing healthcare for decades in the state of Florida. This organization functions under the functional structure and practices the participative leadership model with a top down flow communication module to communicate with their employees. One of the most important recommendations of the institute of medicine (IOM) 2011 to increase the number nurses with bachelor science of nursing (BSN) degree to eighty percent
The Culture Connection Continuous quality improvement is engrained in the culture of all successful healthcare organizations. As future healthcare administrators, it is imperative that we create an atmosphere that ensures quality is delivered to the patient though the care provided under an organization management. While there are many measures that help define quality in healthcare organization, ongoing consistency, reliability, and most importantly accountability are characteristics of an administration
Healthcare Error Assessment Healthcare errors have been a top priority in America for at least fifteen years. The article, To Err Is Human by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) increased the awareness of preventable medical errors and spearheaded the patient safety initiatives. However, the expected levels of improvement in quality of care and patient safety delivery have not been achieved (Daly, and Mort, 2014). Healthcare errors continue to negatively impact the desired patient outcomes and overall
Background The 2010 Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report- The Future of Nursing described the role that nurses have in the current and future US health care environment (IOM, 2011). This report was completed at a time when the Affordable Care Act had been passed and a new emphasis was being put on interdisciplinary healthcare teams, care coordination, value-based payment systems, and preventative care (IOM, 2011). Nursing is the largest profession in health care and with an aging baby boomer populace
nurses have obligations to ensure safety, stability, and care equally to everyone. According to American Nurses Association (2016), there is a Registered Nurse Staffing Act which provides guidelines and reasoning behind significance of adequate nursing staff in each facility. In order to be effective and equal between each patient, appropriate staffing must be accessible. It is imperative for staff to be equipped with safe working conditions, minimal overtime, and competent skill and education.
provides the scientific foundation for the practice of the profession is nursing research. Nursing research includes utilizing numerous philosophical and theory-based approaches as well as various methodologies (American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2015). Furthermore, nursing research involves identifying and treating symptoms of acute and chronic illnesses as well as the prevention and delaying of the disease process. Nursing research also focuses on deferring the onset of the disease process
(Tait, 2012). It was also much harder to identify the early signs of hypovolaemic shock, as some of the signs and symptoms could have been attributed to her kidney failure (Macintosh and Moore, 2011; Murphy and Byrne, 2009). The time span of the nursing care provided for this patient will be over a two day period. This period of time focuses on not only the initial stage of the patient deteriorating, but will also cover the following 36 hour period of care where the patient was stable but still at
perceptions of healthcare providers on communication barriers of effective discharge planning were analyzed. They were able to identify three key themes that were perceived to be barriers to the discharge process. These themes are communication, lack of role clarity, and lack of resources (Okoniewska, et al., 2015). All members of the healthcare provider team agreed that communication was an important factor and that the communication gap had an impact on the discharge process. For example, healthcare providers
In 1965, the American Nurses Association shared its vision for the future of nursing education. A primary goal in its message was that a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) becomes the minimum requirement for entry into nursing practice (Nelson, 2002). Fifty years later, debates on this issue continue. In its report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change and Advancing Healthcare, the Institute of Medicine shared its recommendation that 80% of nurses possess a bachelor’s degree by the year 2020.