March 19, 2012

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation President and CEO, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, Urges Focus on Nurse Education Progression

Health care organizations, educational institutions and others are looking intently at the case for advancing nursing education as outlined in the Institute of Medicine (IOM) reportThe Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. “The Nurse Education Imperative,” a guest editorial by Risa Lavizzo-Mourey in the March 2012 issue of Nursing Outlook, outlines the growing need for nurses educated at the Bachelor of Science in Nursing level and beyond and describes the benefits to health care organizations of supporting education progression.

Dr. Lavizzo-Mourey also gave an interview to the blog NursingOutlookTalk.com

Audio from Campaign for Action Briefing:

Hear leaders from RWJF, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action discuss progress on the recommendations outlined in the IOM's "Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health"