Healthcare professionals of the Camillo-Forlanini Hospital (Rome) daily provide citizens with highly specialized treatments. The Hospital is also an academic base where professionals are trained; in particular, nursing training dates back to the ’50s. Training activities have greatly evolved and improved with the years, thus increasing the level of competence of these professional figures. Furthermore, they may transfer their skills in European and extra European countries within the clinical environment. Advanced competence and research are the foundations on which a novel awareness of health-related issues may take shape. In order to optimize the overall costs of a Hospital such as the Camillo-Forlanini, appropriately trained and experienced professionals can become the new generation of highly skilled experts, who manage healthcare issues with an innovative approach aimed at providing citizens with concrete responses and solutions.
Keywords: Assistenza infermieristica, professioni sanitarie, formazione, innovazione, competenze avanzate, storia ospedale San Camillo