The Eight IOM Recommendations

#1: Remove scope-of-practice barriers.
 #2: Expand opportunities for nurses to lead and diffuse
        collaborative improvement efforts.
 #3: Implement nurse residency programs.

 #4: Increase the proportion of nurses with a baccalaureate degree
        to 80 percent by 2020.
 #5: Double the number of nurses with a doctorate by 2020.
 #6: Ensure that nurses engage in lifelong learning.
 #7: Prepare and enable nurses to lead change to advance health.
 #8  Build an infrastructure for the collection and analysis of

        interprofessional health care  workforce data.

Our Work

Our Executive and Action Teams are made up of volunteer leaders, who are dedicated nurses and non-nurses representing diverse stakeholders. Our stakeholders include healthcare Institutions and systems, non-profit associations, business, foundations, education, government, grass roots coalitions and faith communities. Strategic Advisor offer guidance and resources toward achieving the action plans.

Our Funding

Future of Nursing WV is grateful to all of our financial supporters which include: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, Sisters Health Foundation, Logan Healthcare Foundation, WV Center for Nursing, WVU Medicine, Valley Health System, Charleston Area Medical Center, The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation and our Individual and Organizational Members.

Our Stakeholders

Team Voluteers represent all aspects of nursing and the community. Complete list of stakeholders

Future of Nursing WV

The Future of Nursing WV (FONWV) is an action coalition comprised of a diverse array of stakeholders, charged with transforming health care through nursing by implementing the recommendations of the IOM report and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Culture of Health framework. The FONWV is led by three co-sponsoring organizations, the West Virginia Nurses Association (WVNA), West Virginia Hospital Association (WVHA), and West Virginia Organization of Nurse Leaders (WVONL). The Sponsors serve as planning leaders in the development, organization and funding of the coalition, putting in place an infrastructure that has an Executive Committee, Action Teams and Strategic Advisors.

          National Campaign for Action

The Campaign for Action, led by RWJF and AARP, marks an unprecedented initiative to address the increased demands for health care by using all the skills, talents, knowledge, and experience of nurses. The purpose of the Campaign is to guide implementation of the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) landmark report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health (2010). The Campaign implements its mission through the State Action Coalitions.

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