Evaluate the importance of personal and professional lifelong learning, including the interrelationships of clinical reasoning and clinical judgment.
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As a BSN prepared Registered Nurse, you are due to renew your license for the first time. You and your manager overhear other nurses complaining about the continuing education requirement. Your manager suggests you create a handout for the staff lounge bulletin board regarding the importance of lifelong learning as it pertains to clinical reasoning and judgment. To help you get started, she suggests you read the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report titled The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health (2010) so that you will understand “why” it is so important.
Read Section 4 of the IOM report (2010) Transforming Education
Describe an initiative that resulted from the IOM report.
Discuss the impact of the identified initiative.
Summarize the interrelationships that exist between lifelong learning, clinical reasoning, and clinical judgment.