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Establishing Transdisciplinary Professionalism for Improving Health Outcomes: Workshop Summary

Establishing Transdisciplinary Professionalism for Improving Health Outcomes is a summary of a workshop convened by the Institute of Medicine Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education to explore the possibility of whether different professions can come together and whether ...

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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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Allied Health Workforce and Services: Workshop Summary

The demand for health care is growing as the nation ages and seeks to provide coverage for the millions of Americans who lack health insurance. At the same time, escalating costs have led to a variety of initiatives to make ...

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Occupational Health Nurses and Respiratory Protection:Improving Education and Training: Letter Report

Occupational health nurses (OHNs) are front-line advocates for preventing illness and injury and protecting health in a variety of workplace settings, including the areas of agriculture, construction, health care, manufacturing, and public safety. OHNs need education and training in respiratory ...

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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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