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Infographic Poster for the Future of Nursing: Set of 5 Posters

With more than 3 million members, the nursing profession is the largest segment of the nation\'s health care workforce. Working on the front lines of patient care, nurses can play a vital role in helping realize the objectives set forth ...

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Interprofessional Education for Collaboration: Learning How to Improve Health from Interprofessional Models Across the Continuum of Education to Practice: Workshop Summary

Every year, the Global Forum undertakes two workshops whose topics are selected by the more than 55 members of the Forum. It was decided in this first year of the Forum's existence that the workshops should lay the foundation for ...

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Research Training in the Biomedical, Behavioral, and Clinical Research Sciences

Comprehensive research and a highly-trained workforce are essential for the improvement of health and health care both nationally and internationally. During the past 40 years the National Research Services Award (NRSA) Program has played a large role in training the ...

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The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health

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A Summary of the February 2010 Forum on the Future of Nursing:Education

As the U.S. health care system continues to evolve, the role of nurses also needs to evolve. Nurses must strike a delicate balance among advancing science, translating and applying research, and caring for individuals and families across all settings. Preparing ...

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A Summary of the December 2009 Forum on the Future of Nursing:Care in the Community

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the IOM, seeks to build a blueprint for the future of nursing as part of larger efforts to reform the health care system. The second of the Initiative's ...

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A Summary of the October 2009 Forum on the Future of Nursing:Acute Care

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the IOM, seeks to transform nursing as part of larger efforts to reform the health care system. The first of the Initiative's three forums was held on October ...

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Redesigning Continuing Education in the Health Professions

Today in the United States, the professional health workforce is not consistently prepared to provide high quality health care and assure patient safety, even as the nation spends more per capita on health care than any other country. The absence ...

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Resident Duty Hours:Enhancing Sleep, Supervision, and Safety

Medical residents in hospitals are often required to be on duty for long hours. In 2003 the organization overseeing graduate medical education adopted common program requirements to restrict resident workweeks, including limits to an average of 80 hours over 4 ...

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Training Physicians for Public Health Careers

Public health efforts have resulted in tremendous improvements in the health of individuals and communities. The foundation for effective public health interventions rests, in large part, on a well-trained workforce. Unfortunately there is a major shortage of public health physicians ...

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