Journal of Nursing Education


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

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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
  • October 1985
  • Volume 24 · Issue 8
Table of Contents

Second Opinions: When Needed?

Rheba de Tornyay, RN, EdD, FAAN

Determining the Use of Physical Assessment Skills in the Clinical Setting

Carolyn B Colwell, RN, MA; Joyce Smith, RN, MSN, SNP

Applying the Rasch Model to Test Administration

Elizabeth Ptaszynski Howard, RN, MS

The Impact of Successful Laboratory System on the Teaching of Nursing Skills

Janet W Cook, RN, MSN; Patty Maynard Hill, RN, MEd

Computer Assisted Test Bank

Monica M Collins, RN, MSN; Ann P Ellis, RN, MSN; June M Fiske, RN, MEd; Helen L Genco, RN, MSN