Journal of Nursing Education


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

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
  • January 2015
  • Volume 54 · Issue 1
Table of Contents

Chaos, Change, and Disruption in Higher Education: Are We Ready to Respond?

Janis P. Bellack, PhD, RN, FAAN

Annual Reviewers

2014 Reviewers

Major Article

Preparing Students for the Emotional Challenges of Nursing: An Integrative Review

Patricia A. Dwyer, MSN, RN; Susan M. Hunter Revell, PhD, RN

Major Article

The Who, What, and How of Evaluation Within Online Nursing Education: State of the Science

Bedelia H. Russell, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, CNE

Major Article

Patterns of Communication in High-Fidelity Simulation

Judy K. Anderson, PhD, RN, CNE; Kimberly Nelson, MSN, MS, RN

Major Article

Systematic Review of Educational Programs and Strategies for Developing Students’ and Nurses’ Writing Skills

Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN; Adrianne K. Leonardelli, MLIS; Kathleen M. Turner, DNP, RN; Sharon J. Hawks, DNP, CRNA; Anne L. Derouin, DNP, CPNP; Rémi M. Hueckel, DNP, CPNP-AC

Research Briefs

Clinical Judgment in Reflective Journals of Prelicensure Nursing Students

Michelle E. Bussard, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE

Research Briefs

Evaluation of Embedded Audio Feedback on Writing Assignments

Janet K. Graves, PhD, RN; Joely T. Goodman, MSN, RN; Maribeth Hercinger, PhD, RN; Margo Minnich, MSN, RN; Christina M. Murcek, MSEd; Jane M. Parks, MSN, RN; Nancy Shirley, PhD, RN, CNE

Research Briefs

Assessing Undergraduate Nursing Students’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Cultural Competence in Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients

Kristy L. Strong, BSN, RN; Victoria N. Folse, PhD, APN, PMHCNS-BC, LCPC

Research Briefs

Nursing Students’ Perceptions of their Knowledge of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues: Effectiveness of a Multi-Purpose Assignment in a Public Health Nursing Class

Rebecca Carabez, PhD, RN; Marion Pellegrini, BSN, RN; Andrea Mankovitz, BSN, RN; Michele J. Eliason, PhD; Wei Ming Dariotis, PhD

Educational Innovations

Innovative Point Assignment for Clinical Attendance in an Associate Degree Program

Julie A. Woodworth, MSN, CNE

Educational Innovations

An Alphabetical Mnemonic Teaching Strategy for Constructing Nursing Care Plans

Mohamed Toufic El Hussein, MSN, RN; Sonya L. Jakubec, MN, RN, BHScN

Syllabus Selection: Innovative Learning Activity

Virtual Excursion to the Legislature

Robbie South, D.H.Ed., MSN, RN, CNE