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
  • May 2017
  • Volume 56 · Issue 5
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

Don't Judge a Nursing College by How It Files Its Tax Return

W. Richard Cowling III, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, ANEF, FAAN; Susan L. Groenwald, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Methodology Corner
Major Article

Experiences of RNs Who Voluntarily Withdraw From Their RN-to-BSN Program

Samantha A. Girard, PhD, RN, PHN; Renee Hoeksel, PhD, RN; Roxanne Vandermause, PhD, RN; Linda Eddy, PhD, RN, ARNP (Pediatrics)

Major Article

An Innovative Academic Progression in Nursing Model in New York State

Marianne Markowitz, MS, RN, CNE; Susan B. Bastable, EdD, RN

Major Article

Virtual Gaming Simulation in Nursing Education: A Focus Group Study

Margaret Verkuyl, NP-PHC, MN; Michelle Hughes, MEd, RN; Joyce Tsui, MN, RN; Lorraine Betts, MN, RN; Oona St-Amant, PhD, RN; Jennifer L. Lapum, PhD, RN

Major Article

Student, Preceptor, and Faculty Perceptions of Three Clinical Learning Models

Deborah A. DeMeester, PhD, RN, CNE; Susan Hendricks, EdD, RN, CNE; Evelyn Stephenson, DNP, RNC-NIC, NNP-BC, CHSE; Janet L. Welch, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research Briefs

Physical Assessment Techniques in Nursing Education: A Replicated Study

Cindy Kohtz, EdD, RN, CNE; Suzanne C. Brown, PhD, DNP, RN; Ryan Williams, MBA; Patricia A. O'Connor, MSN, RN, CNE

Research Briefs

Nursing Students' Access to Test Banks: Are Your Tests Secure?

Bernadette Madara, EdD, BC, APRN; Cheryl Resha, EdD, RN, FNASN; Maria D. Krol, DNP, RNC-NIC; Kimberly Lacey, DNSc, RN, CNE, CNS; Elaine F. Martin, PhD, RN, FNP, PNP; Cynthia O'Sullivan, PhD, RN; Jan Weingrad Smith, PhD, CNM

Educational Innovations

Bridging the Gender Divide: Facilitating the Educational Path for Men in Nursing

Eric A. Hodges, PhD, FNP-BC; Pamela Johnson Rowsey, PhD, RN; Tamryn Fowler Gray, MSN, RN, BMTCN; Shawn M. Kneipp, PhD, ANP-BC, APHN-BC, FAANP; Cheryl Woods Giscombe, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC; Beverly B. Foster, PhD, RN; G. Rumay Alexander, EdD, MSN, FAAN; Vicki Kowlowitz, PhD

Educational Innovations

Harlequin-Inspired Story-Based Learning: An Educational Innovation for Pediatric Nursing Communication

Alison Shaw, BSN, RN; Candace Lind, PhD, RN; Carol Ewashen, PhD, RN

Educational Innovations
Educational Innovations
Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities Free

A Mentored Partnership Project Using PhotoVoice in a Nutrition Nursing Course

Barbara J. Braband, Ed D, RN, CNE; Victoria Warren-Mears, PhD, RDN, FAND

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities Free

Precollege Programs: An Innovative Way to Introduce Nursing to College-Bound Students

Helen Frances Baker, MSc, RN; Blake Tyler McGee, MPH, RN