Journal of Nursing Education


Print ISSN: 0148-4834
Online ISSN: 1938-2421

Nursing education’s premier journal

The Journal of Nursing Education is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal publishing original articles and new ideas for nurse educators in various types and levels of nursing programs for over 50 years. The Journal enhances the teaching-learning process, promotes curriculum development, and stimulates creative innovation and research in nursing education. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

•  Features including “Educational Innovations,” “Research Briefs,” and “Syllabus Selections”
•  Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
•  Manuscripts posted online just 2 months after acceptance

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • December 2015
  • Volume 54 · Issue 12
Table of Contents
Editorial Free

The Code of Ethics for Nurses—More Relevant Than Ever

Karen H. Morin, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Major Article Supplemental Data

Health Literacy Education in Health Professions Schools: An Integrative Review

Coleen E. Toronto, MSN, RN, CNE; Barbara Weatherford, PhD, RN, CNE

Major Article

Shared Curriculum Model: A Promising Practice for Education Transformation

Liz Close, PhD, RN; Mary Sue Gorski, PhD, RN; Maureen Sroczynski, DNP, RN; Pat Farmer, DNP, FNP; Jean Wortock, PhD, RN

Major Article

Advancing Associate Degree in Nursing-to-Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing Academic Progression: The California Collaborative Model for Nursing Education

Liz Close, PhD, RN; Carolyn Orlowski, MSN, RN

Major Article

Group Empowerment in Nursing Education

Mary Louanne Friend, PhD, RN

Major Article

Evaluation of Patients' Satisfaction With Nursing Students' Care on a Perinatology Ward

Ümran Oskay, PhD, RN; Ilkay Güngör, PhD, RN; Sükran Basgöl, MSc, RN

Research Briefs Supplemental Data

Culture and Climate: Factors That Influence the Academic Success of African American Students in Prelicensure Nursing Education

Teri A. Murray, PhD, APHN-BC, RN, FAAN

Research Briefs

Professional Presentation Skills Development in a Graduate Nursing Program

Debra L. Fowler, PhD, RN, CNE; Deborah J. Jones, PhD, RN

Research Briefs

Engagement and Creation of Professional Identity in Undergraduate Nursing Students: A Convention-Style Orientation Event

Melanie Sue Burkhardt, PhD, MAppPsych(Clin); Shelley Gower, PGDipEd; Helen Flavell, PhD; John Taplin, MClinNur (IC), RN

Educational Innovation

Sharing a Piece of the PIIE: Program of International Interprofessional Education/Programa Internacional Interprofesional Educativo

Norma Stephens Hannigan, DNP, FNP-BC; Kristine Takamiya, DNP, ANP-BC; Leonel Lerebours Nadal, MD

Syllabus Selection: Innovative Learning Activity Free

Clinical Policy Evaluation Activity: Reinforcing Evidence-Based Practice

Julie S. Fitzwater, MN, RN, CNRN; Vivian Tong, PhD, RN-BC