Becker's Healthcare May 11, 2021
Over the next decade, nursing will demand a larger, more diversified workforce prepared to provide care in different settings, address lasting effects of COVID-19, break down structural racism and the root causes of poor health, and respond to future public health emergencies, according to a May 11 report from the National Academy of Medicine.
Below are four key takeaways from The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity:
1. All state and federal policy changes that expanded scope of practice in response to the pandemic should be made permanent.
2. Under full practice authority, which is currently permitted in 23 states and Washington, D.C., quality of care has improved and...