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
  • September 2015
  • Volume 54 · Issue 9
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

Endorsing the Doctor of Nursing Practice Pathway for Nurse Educators

Chad O'Lynn, PhD, RN, CNE

Major Article

Student Confidence in the Management of Patient Care Transitions: Impact of a Care Transitions Course in an Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum

Janet L. Goldberg, MSA, RN; Amber L. Dallwig, MSN, RN

Major Article Supplemental Data Free

Exploring Student and Faculty Perceptions of Clinical Simulation: A Q-Sort Study

Janet Landeen, PhD, RN; Joanna Pierazzo, PhD, RN; Noori Akhtar-Danesh, PhD; Pamela Baxter, PhD, RN; Sylvia van Eijk, MN, RN (EC); Courtney Evers, MSc, RN

Major Article

Educating Integrated Family/Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse Practitioners: Program Development and Evaluation

Polly A. Hulme, PhD, RN, CNP; Julia F. Houfek, PhD, APRN-CNS; Kathryn Fiandt, PhD, APRN-NP; Cecilia Barron, PhD, RN; Susan Muhlbauer, PhD, APRN-NP

Major Article Supplemental Data

Effects of the Use of High-Fidelity Human Simulation in Nursing Education: A Meta-Analysis

Jin Lee, MSN, RN; Pok-Ja Oh, PhD, RN

Major Article

Nursing Education Transformation: Promising Practices in Academic Progression

Mary Sue Gorski, PhD, RN; Patricia D. Farmer, DNP, RN, FNP-C; Maureen Sroczynski, DNP, RN; Liz Close, PhD, RN; Jean M. Wortock, PhD, RN

Research Briefs

Expanding Simulation Capacity: Senior-Level Students as Teachers

Bonnie P. Dumas, PhD, MBA; Ann D. Hollerbach, PhD, RN; Gail W. Stuart, PhD, RN, FAAN; Nancy D. Duffy, DNP, RN, CNE

Research Briefs

Stress and Anxiety Management in Nursing Students: Biofeedback and Mindfulness Meditation

Paul Ratanasiripong, PhD; Janet F. Park, MS; Nop Ratanasiripong, PhD, RN; Duangrat Kathalae, DNS, RN

Educational Innovations

Simulation Design: Engaging Large Groups of Nurse Practitioner Students

Susan Garnett, MSN, FNP-BC; Josie A. Weiss, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP; Jill E. Winland-Brown, EdD, FNP-BC

Educational Innovations

Developing and Testing a Sleep Education Program for College Nursing Students

Lichuan Ye, PhD, RN; Amy Smith, DNP, CNM

Syllabus Selection: Innovative Learning Activity

Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: Dementia Case Studies Engage Nurse Practitioner and Occupational Therapy Students

Mary Lou Donovan, PhD, OTR/L; Sara McCumber, DNP, APRN, CNP, CNS