Hospitals are meeting some goals set in IOM's nursing initiative

12/8/2013 |

The Institute of Medicine has recommended that 80% of the nursing workforce hold a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, but a survey of 447 nurse executives reported in the Journal of Healthcare Management found that only 25% of employers required nurses to earn the degree within a set amount of time. Another integral part of IOM's nursing initiative was the implementation of nurse residency programs. In a study published in the Journal of Nursing Administration, researchers found that nearly 37% of hospitals in 2011 had a nurse residency program in place.

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