The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing


Print ISSN: 0022-0124
Online ISSN: 1938-2472

Nursing’s only journal of continuing competency for over 40 years

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing is a monthly peer-reviewed journal publishing original articles on continuing nursing education that are directed toward continuing education and staff development professionals, nurse administrators, and nurse educators in all health care settings, for over 40 years. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:
• Features including “Teaching Tips,” “Administrative Angles,” “Clinical Updates,” and “Leadership and Development”
• The Annual Survey of State Boards of Nursing and Selected National Professional Certifying Boards/Associations
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Manuscripts posted online just 2 months after acceptance
• Continuing Nursing Education credits available each month

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed 

  • Current Issue
  • October 2015
  • Volume 46 · Issue 10
Table of Contents
Editorial Free

A Tribute to Dr. Diane Billings

Patricia S. Yoder-Wise, RN, EdD, NEA-BC, ANEF, FAAN

Administrative Angles

Providing Continuing Education for International Nurses

Debra L. Case, MS, RN

Clinical Updates

Pupillometry: Cutting Edge Biometrics for Early Intervention in Increased Intracranial Pressure

Jennilee St. John, MSN, APRN, AGCNS-BC, CCRN

Leadership and Development

The Professional Development Educator as a FITness Trainer

Michael R. Bleich, PhD, RN, FAAN

Teaching Tips

The Language of Scholarship: How to Rapidly Locate and Avoid Common APA Errors

Wyona M. Freysteinson, PhD, MN; Rebecca Krepper, PhD, MBA, RN; Susan Mellott, PhD, RN

CNE Article

Continuing Education in Patient Safety: Massive Open Online Courses as a New Training Tool

Carmen María Sarabia-Cobo, RN, MSN, PhD; Blanca Torres-Manrique, RN, MSN, PhD; Ma. Carmen Ortego-Mate, PhD; Paloma Salvadores-Fuentes, PhD; María Sáenz-Jalón, RN

CNE Quiz Free

Continuing Education in Patient Safety: Massive Open Online Courses as a New Training Tool

Original Article

From Transition Shock to Competent Practice: Developing Preceptors to Support New Nurse Transition

Bonnie Clipper, DNP, RN, MA, MBA, CENP, FACHE; Barbara Cherry, DNSc, MBA, RN, NEA-BC

Original Article

Baseline Indicators and Implementation Strategies in a Statewide Correctional Nurse Competencies Program: Mid-Year Report

Deborah Shelton, PhD, RN, NE-BC, CCHP, FAAN; Louise Reagan, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC; Constance Weiskopf, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, APRN, CCHP; Denise Panosky, DNP, RN, CNE, CCHP, FCNS; Michael Nicholson, MBA, RN; Desiree Diaz, PhD, RN

Original Article

Implementation of a Preceptor Training Program

Tamara Condrey, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CNE

Original Article

Engaging Clinical Nurses in Quality Improvement Projects

Susan Moore, MSN, RN, CNS, RN-BC; Jaynelle F. Stichler, DNS, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN