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
  • April 2015
  • Volume 54 · Issue 4
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial

Rethinking Prerequisites

Major Article

Expert Modeling, Expert/Self-Modeling Versus Lecture: A Comparison of Learning, Retention, and Transfer of Rescue Skills in Health Professions Students

Suzan Kardong-Edgren, PhD, RN, ANEF, CHSE; Ann Butt, MS, RN, CNE; Rosemary Macy, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE; Sarah Harding; Caleb J. Roberts; Sterling McPherson, PhD; Alexandra Waddell; Amanda Erickson

Major Article

Student Learning Outcomes in Response to Concept-Based Teaching

Teresa J. Getha-Eby, PhD, RN; Theresa Beery, PhD, RN, CNE; Beth O'Brien, PhD; Yin Xu, PhD, RN

Major Article

Interprofessional Problem-Based Learning Project Outcomes Between Prelicensure Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Pharmacy Programs

Helen F. Hodges, PhD, RN, CNE; Ann T. Massey, PhD

Major Article

A Correlation Study of Social Network Usage Among Health Care Students

Louise Suit, EdD, RN, CNS, CAS; Patricia Winkler, DSc, PT; Linda Campbell, PhD, RN, CNS, CNE; Karen Pennington, PhD, RN; Mary Pat Szutenbach, PhD, RN; Robert Haight, PhD; Deborah Roybal, MS, RN; Marianne McCollum, PhD, RPh, BCPS

Research Brief

Using a Simulated Mass Casualty Incident to Teach Response Readiness: A Case Study

Crystal C. Shannon, PhD, MBA, RN

Educational Innovations

One Thousand Words: Evaluating an Interdisciplinary Art Education Program

Craig M. Klugman, PhD; Diana Beckmann-Mendez, PhD, RN, FNP-BC

Educational Innovations

Use of Quick Response Coding to Create Interactive Patient and Provider Resources

Jennifer Bellot, PhD, RN, CNE; Kathryn Shaffer, EdD, RN, CNE; Mary Wang, MSN, CRNP

Educational Innovations

Using a Virtual Patient in an Advanced Assessment Course

Carol G. Kelley, PhD, CNP

Educational Innovations

Incorporating the QSEN Competency in Evidence-Based Practice in a Mental Health Clinical Rotation

Kimberly D. Helms, DHEd, RN, COI, CFD; Laura Pruitt Walker, DHEd, RN, COI

Syllabus Selection: Innovative Learning Activity

Giving Back: Using Alumni for a Nursing Skills Day

Lynnea H. Myers, MSN, RN, PHN, CPNP; Jessica L. Stadick, MSN, RN, PHN; Jessica L. Helget, BAN, PHN