Journal of Nursing Education


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

The Journal of Nursing Education is a monthly, peer-reviewed publication of 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:

•  Monthly features that include “Educational Innovations,” “Research Briefs,” and “Syllabus Selections”
•  Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
•  Read manuscripts online just two months after acceptance
•  A recognized Journal indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed and CINAHL
•  Impact Factor of 1.133

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • August 2014
  • Volume 53 · Issue 8
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial

Creating Curricular Opportunities for Knowledge Synthesis

Cynthia Teel, PhD, RN, FAAN

Major Article

Teaching Differential Diagnosis to Nurse Practitioner Students in a Distance Program

Christine L. Colella, DNP, CS, CNP; Theresa A. Beery, PhD, RN, CNE

Major Article

Hiring and Incorporating Doctor of Nursing Practice–Prepared Nurse Faculty Into Academic Nursing Programs

Charlotte A. Agger, MA; Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN; Mary R. Lynn, PhD, RN

Major Article

Postgraduate Nursing Student Knowledge, Attitudes, Skills, and Confidence in Appropriately Referencing Academic Work

Melanie Greenwood, MN, RN, Grad Cert. UnivLearn&Teach; Kerrie Walkem, MN, RN, Grad Cert. UnivLearn&Teach; Lindsay Mervyn Smith, PhD, RN; Toniele Shearer, MCN, RN, Grad Cert. UnivLearn&Teach; Christine Stirling, PhD, RN

Major Article

Systematic Review of Clinical Judgment and Reasoning in Nursing

Adriana Cappelletti, BHSc(Hons); Joyce K. Engel, PhD, RN; Dawn Prentice, PhD, RN

Major Article

Methods and Evaluations for Simulation Debriefing in Nursing Education

Annette R. Waznonis, MSN, RN

Major Article

Clinical Research Education: Perspectives of Nurses, Employers, and Educators

Annette L. Galassi, MA, RN, OCN; Meredith A. Grady, MPH; Ann M. O'Mara, PhD, RN, FAAN; Elizabeth A. Ness, MS, RN; Linda K. Parreco, MS, RN; Anne E. Belcher, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, ANEF; Clare E. Hastings, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research Brief

Influence of International Service-Learning on Nursing Student Self-Efficacy Toward Cultural Competence

Tracey Long, MSN, RN, CNE, CCRN

Educational Innovation

Improving Communication in Distance-Accessible Advanced Practice Nursing Courses via Instructor Presence

Ashley L. Hodges, PhD, CRNP, WHNP-BC; Teena McGuinness, PhD, CRNP, FAAN

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Innovative Teaching Method in Emergency Response Education of Undergraduate Nursing Students

Cathleen C. Colleran-Santos, DNP, RN; Coleen E. Toronto, MSN, RN

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Leaderless Organization: Active Learning Strategy in a Concept-Based Curriculum

Heather V. Nelson-Brantley, BSN, RN, CCRN; Delois M. Laverentz, MSN, RN, CCRN