Delivering the most effective nurse education is an ongoing process which begins before they first earn their license and continues throughout the career of the nurse. Making certain that you have enough nurses with the right set of skills for patient needs will directly impact the outcomes. What is clear is that simply utilizing an LMS is not enough for ongoing nurse development. Aligning patients needs and provider skills in real-time will take a comprehensive competency management strategy facilitated by an online system.
This report from the Institute of Medicine discusses the future of nursing and how education needs to be a key focus.