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"
• 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 2017
  • Volume 48 · Issue 4
Table of Contents
Editorial Free

Registered Nurses in Primary Care: What Will They Do?

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

Administrative Angles

Individual and Collective Competence

Jean Shinners, PhD, RN-BC; Tammy Franqueiro, MSN, RN-BC

Leadership and Development

Improvisation for Leadership Development

Sylvain Trepanier, DNP, RN, CENP; Mollie Nordgren, MSN, RN, CNE

Teaching Tips
CNE Article
CNE Quiz Free
Original Article

Experience of Novice Clinical Adjunct Faculty: A Qualitative Study

Carol Mann, PhD, RN, CRNA, CNE; Jennie C. De Gagne, PhD, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, ANEF

Original Article

Increasing RN Perceived Competency With Substance Use Disorder Patients

Regina Russell, MBA, MSN, RN-BC; Maria M. Ojeda, DNP/PhD, MPH, ARNP, NP-C, BC-ADM; Barbara Ames, BS, RN, CMSRN

Original Article

Using Research Findings to Design an Evidence-Based Practice Curriculum

Helen K. Burns, PhD, RN, FAAN; Lois Noonan, MEd, BSN, RN; Deborah Poskus Jenkins, MSN, RN-BC, CCRN; Lisa Marie Bernardo, PhD, MPH, RN

Original Article

Exploring Discrepancies in Perceived Nursing Competence Between Postgraduate-Year Nurses and Their Preceptors

Shu-Hwa Chen, MBA, RN; Li-Yu Chien, PhD, RN; Mei-Ling Kuo, MS, RN; Yi-Hui Li, MN, RN; Ming-Chu Chiang, MS, RN; Ya-Ching Liu, MBA, RN