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    Please I need guidance with these questions.Explain how you see today's nurse fitting into the following IOM Future of Nursing recommendations:
    1.Recommendation 4: Increase the proportion of nurses with a baccalaureate degree to 80% by 2020.
    2.Recommendation 5: Double the number of nurses with a doctorate by 2020.
    3.Recommendation 6: Ensure that nurses engage in lifelong learning.
    Please include references,
    Thanks.

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    IOM Future of Nursing Recommendation
    Please I need guidance with these questions.Explain how you see today's nurse fitting into the following IOM Future of Nursing recommendations:
    1.Recommendation 4: Increase the proportion of nurses with a baccalaureate degree to 80% by 2020.

    Recommendation 4 should be seriously considered by most hospitals and clinics that employed nurses. I think that nurses are currently working toward the goals for recommendation 4. As the healthcare industry is getting more complicated, a credible nurse should have at least a 4-5 year bachelor degree. As patients are getting sicker and delivery of healthcare is becoming more complex, the hospitals and other healthcare facilities need highly trained, educated nurses to handle the complexity of delivering quailities of care. The goals is currently being pursue as hospitals require nurses to obtain a BSN degree. There are programs in hospitals that offered tuitions reimbursement for nurses to take classes to obtain their degree while working. Hospitals also offered a flexible schedules to accommodate for classes. There is even a suggestion that nurses ...

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    As the healthcare industry is getting more complicated, a credible nurse should have at least a 4-5 year bachelor degree. As patients are getting sicker and delivery of healthcare is becoming more complex, the hospitals and other healthcare facilities need highly trained, educated nurses to handle the complexity of delivering a high quality of care.

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