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
  • April 2015
  • Volume 46 · Issue 4
Table of Contents

The Future of Nursing: A Worldwide Perspective

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

Administrative Angles

Professional Development—Not Just for Our Learners

Pamela Dickerson, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN; Kathleen Umphres, MS, RN-BC; Lyn DeSilets, EdD, RN; Amy Bernard, MS, BSN, RN-BC

Clinical Updates

Stroke Prevention in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: Update on Target-Specific Oral Anticoagulants

Carol Patrick, RNFA, MS, CCRN, NEA-BC, ACNP; Randi Clarke, RN, MS, ANP

Leadership and Development

Identifying Volition-Driven Leaders

Michael R. Bleich, PhD, RN, FAAN

Teaching Tips

Tips for the Use of Simulation to Maintain Competency in Performing High-Risk/Low-Frequency Procedures

Evelyn Stephenson, DNP, RNC-NIC, NNP-BC

CNE Article

Effects of Perceived Educational Support on Usage of an Internet Nursing Reference Center

Brenda L. Marshall, EdD, RN, APRN, NE-BC, PMHNP-BC; Lia Sabbagh, MLS

CNE Quiz

Effects of Perceived Educational Support on Usage of an Internet Nursing Reference Center

Original Article

A Urinary Incontinence Continuing Education Online Course for Community Health Nurses in South Korea

Jennie C. De Gagne, PhD, DNP, RN-BC, CNE; Sunah Park, PhD, RN; Aeyoung So, PhD, MPH, RN; Bei Wu, PhD; Mary H. Palmer, PhD, RNC, FAAN; Eleanor S. McConnell, PhD, MSN, RN, GCNS, BC

Original Article

Impact of a Sepsis Educational Program on Nurse Competence

Margaret M. Delaney, DNP, MSN, RN-BC, CEN, CHSE; M. Isabel Friedman, DNP, MPA, RN, BC, CCRN, CNN, CHSE; Mary A. Dolansky, PhD, RN; Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, RN, FAAN

Original Article

Transitioning Experienced Registered Nurses Into an Obstetrics Specialty

Renee Bell, MSN, RNC-OB; Mary Bossier-Bearden, MBA, RN, NE-BC; Armilla A.G. Henry, MSN, MEd, RN, CNS, NNP, NE-BC, CENP; Kenn M. Kirksey, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN