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The Future of Nursing

In a reflection of 450-600 words, explain how you see yourself fitting into the following IOM Future of Nursing recommendations:

Recommendation 4: Increase the proportion of nurses with a baccalaureate degree to 80% by 2020.
Recommendation 5: Double the number of nurses with a doctorate by 2020.
Recommendation 6: Ensure that nurses engage in lifelong learning.

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I see myself fitting into the IOM future of nursing recommendation, to increase the proportion of nurses with bachelor's degrees to 80% by 2020, due to the fact that I will be completing my bachelor's degree in nursing well before that 2020 target date. I am presently working very hard on obtaining a bachelor's degree in nursing, which is providing me with a great deal of knowledge that can be utilized in carrying out nursing duties in a highly efficient and effective manner for my present employer. In addition, I am very active in helping to influence many of my coworkers to pursue higher education as well. I have presently convinced two of my coworkers to enroll in bachelor programs in nursing science, and these individuals will be graduating ...

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This solution describes the future of education in nursing.