The Committee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine was charged with developing  a transformational report on the future of nursing, with approaches that nursing can provide to improve the quality of patient care while controlling costs. To provide a comprehensive response to its charge, the committee commissioned several papers on key topics of the report by experts in the field. These works are available for download below: 

Federal Options for Maximizing the Value of Advanced Practice Nurses in Providing Quality, Cost-Effective Health CareFuture of Nursing Education (PDF)

Health Care System Reform and the Nursing Workforce: Matching Nursing Practice and Skills to Future Needs, Not Past Demands (PDF)

The Future of Nursing Education (PDF)

International Models of Nursing (PDF)

Transformational Models of Nursing Across Different Care Settings (PDF)