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

  • Past Issue
  • January 2012
  • Volume 51 · Issue 1
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

Crafting a National Agenda for Nursing Education Research

Theresa M. Valiga, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN; Pamela M. Ironside, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Major Article

Enhancing Nursing Knowledge Using High-Fidelity Simulation

Michael G. Gates, PhD, RN; Mary Beth Parr, MS, RN, CCRN; Janet E. Hughen, MS, RN

Major Article

Effects of Communication Training on Real Practice Performance: A Role-Play Module Versus a Standardized Patient Module

Claudia Schlegel, MME, RN; Ulrich Woermann, MD, MME; Maya Shaha, PhD, RN; Jan-Joost Rethans, MD, PhD; Cees van der Vleuten, PhD

Major Article

Conducting Multisite Research Studies in Nursing Education: Brief Practice of CPR Skills as an Exemplar

Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF; Beth F. Hallmark, PhD, RN; Carol Haus, PhD, RN, CNE; Suzie E. Kardong-Edgren, PhD, RN, ANEF; Jacqueline Keegan McColgan, MS, RN, CNE; Nancy Rogers, MA, RN

Major Article

Integrative Review of Graduate Entry Programs in Nursing

Linda Honan Pellico, PhD, APRN, CNS-BC; Eileen Terrill, PhD, RN, ANP; Patricia White, PhD, ANP-BC; Janet Rico, MSN, MBA, NP-BC

Educational Innovations

Use of a Virtual Community to Contextualize Learning Activities

Laura Gonzalez, PhD, ARNP, CNE; Cynthia L. Fenske, MS, RN, CNE

Educational Innovations

The Critical Difference Assignment: An Innovative Instructional Method

Virginia Ann Utterback, PhD, RN, CNE; Deborah Davenport, MSN, RN, CNE; Belinda Gallegos, MSN, RN, CNE; Enola Boyd, MEd

Educational Innovations

Developing Nontraditional Community Health Placements

Elaine S. Van Doren, PhD, RN; Marilyn Vander Werf, MSN, RN

Educational Innovations
Research Brief

Nursing Staff Perceptions of Student Contributions in Clinical Settings

Cheryl Slaughter-Smith, PhD, RN; Jennifer E. Helms, PhD, RN; Rebecca Burris, PhD, RN

Syllabus Selection: Innovative Learning Activity Free

Moving Beyond the Exit Examination

Rebecca A. Cox-Davenport, PhD, RN

Syllabus Selection: Innovative Learning Activity Free

Role Preparation for Advanced Practice Nursing: Practicing Consultation and Collaboration Skills

Janice H. Goodman, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC; Patricia Reidy, DNP, FNP-BC; Jeanne Cartier, PhD, PMHCNS-BC