Examine the IOM report “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health,” as well as the website “Campaign for Action: State Action Coalition.” Discuss the impact of the IOM report and state-based action coalitions on nursing practice, nursing education, and nursing workforce development in a 1,000-1,250 word paper, and how they continue to advance the goals of the nursing profession.

Include the following items:

Describe the Robert Wood Foundation Committee Initiative’s work, which resulted in the IOM report “Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health.”
Outline the four “Key Messages” that form the foundation of the IOM Report recommendations. Describe how these have influenced or transformed nursing practice, nursing education and training, nursing leadership, and nursing workforce development. Give examples.
Discuss the role of state-based coalitions for action. Explain how these coalitions contribute to the IOM report “Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health.”
Investigate the projects on which your state’s action coalition is working. Two initiatives spearheaded by your state’s action coalition should be summarized. Discuss how these initiatives help to advance the nursing profession.
Describe the current advancement barriers in your state and explain how nursing advocates in your state are overcoming these barriers.