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Nephrology Nursing Journal (NNJ)

  • Editor: Beth Ulrich
  • Publisher and Association: American Nephrology Nurses’ Association
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: a refereed clinical and scientific resource that provides current information on wide variety of subjects to facilitate the practice of professional nephrology nursing. Its purpose is to disseminate information on the latest advances in research, practice, and education to nephrology nurses to positively influence the quality of care they provide. The Nephrology Nursing Journal is designed to meet the educational and information needs of nephrology nurses in a variety of roles at all levels of practice. It also serves as a source for non-nephrology nurses. Its content expands the knowledge base for nephrology nurses, stimulates professional growth, guides research-based practice, presents new technological developments, and provides a forum for review of critical issues promoting the advancement of nephrology nursing practice.

Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing

  • Executive Editor: Debbie Fraser
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Association: Academy of Neonatal Nursing
  • Author Guidelines 
  • Description: a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to assisting neonatal nurses and related health care professionals remain current in their fields. Neonatal Network® acts as a vehicle for the exchange of information by providing up-to-date, relevant articles in the areas of evidence-based clinical practice, research, and education.

Neonatal, Paediatric and Child Health Nursing

  • Editor: Linda Johnston
  • Publisher: Cambridge Publishing
  • Associations: Australian College of Children’s and Young People’s Nurses, Australian College of Neonatal Nurses, Nurses for Children and Young People Aotearoa
  • Author Guidelines
  • Dsecription: an international, peer reviewed, scientific journal that promotes the generation and interchange of knowledge related to all aspects of the health care of children, infants and neonates, and young people (for the purposes of this document, the word “child/ren” will be used to define all those within these groups). NPCHN advances the highest principles of scholarship within the clinical area to support nurses and other health professionals, and families, who care for children. NPCHN publishes papers of high calibre on issues related to the care of children, in all areas of care, including primary health care, acute and tertiary settings, community care, secondary institutional care, ambulatory care, public health and areas of social disadvantage. NPCHN supports and encourages the exchange of ideas and debate in an international arena, including knowledge from any and differing cultures, and anywhere the care of children occurs. A strong emphasis are implications for clinical practice in all the published work in the journal, and the generation of applicable, relevant and accessible nursing interventions and care delivery models. Critical debate, inquiry into the art and science of nursing children and families, and evidence generation are highlights of the journals content.

Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews (NAINR)

  • Editor: Leslie Altimier
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: provides clinically relevant information that you can use daily. It’s coverage goes beyond the scope of traditional NICU nursing, exploring concerns relevant to care outside of the neonatal period and the confines of the hospital. Each quarterly issue addresses a single topic, providing in-depth discussions of diagnosis, treatment, nursing implications/applications, new developments, clinical/evidence-based research, and controversies in the field. You’ll also find case studies related to the issue topic. Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews now includes regular columns that you can count on in every issue. Each column will relate to the issue’s subject matter. Look forward to these columns: International Issues, Research Corner, Family, and Pharmacology. Plus, you will now find a crossword puzzle or related activity in every issue.

Norwegian Nursing Research Journal/Sykepleien Forskning

  • Editor: Marit Leegaard
  • Publisher: Sykepleien
  • Association: Norwegian Nurses Association
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: An official journal of the Norwegian Nursing Association publishing peer- reviewed nursing research in four issues per year. Articles are relevant to nurses in practice, research and education and as of 2016, all are translated into English.

Nurse Author & Editor

  • Editor: Leslie Nicoll
  • Publisher: Wiley Blackwell
  • Author guidelines (Word Download)
  • Description: an international publication dedicated to nurse authors, editors and reviewers. Each issue of Nurse Author & Editor consists of articles offering advice on writing quality manuscripts, avoiding rejection, finding publishing opportunities, editing and reviewing.  Each issue also has a section containing short articles to update readers on new developments in nursing journals and journal publishing.

Nurse Education in Practice

  • Editor, Karen Holland
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Author Guidelines
  • Descriptoin: enables lecturers and practitioners to both share and disseminate evidence that demonstrates the actual practice of education as it is experienced in the realities of their respective work environments, that is both in the University/faculty and clinical settings. It is supportive of new authors and is at the forefront in publishing individual and collaborative papers that demonstrate the link between education and practice. Nursing is a discipline that is grounded in its practice origins – nurse educators utilise research-based evidence to promote good practice in education in all its fields. A strength of this journal is that it seeks to promote the development of a body of evidence to underpin the foundation of nurse education practice, as well as promoting and publishing education focused papers from other health care professions which have the same underpinning philosophy. Case studies and innovative developments that demonstrate how nursing and health care educators teach and facilitate learning, together with reflection and action that seeks to transform their professional practice will be promoted. The opportunity to stimulate debate is encouraged as is the promotion of evidence-based nursing education internationally.

Nurse Education Today

  • Editor: William Lauder
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: the leading international journal providing a forum for the publication of high quality original research, review and debate in the discussion of nursing, midwifery and interprofessional health care education, publishing papers which contribute to the advancement of educational theory and pedagogy that support the evidence-based practice for educationalists worldwide. The journal stimulates and values critical scholarly debate on issues that have strategic relevance for leaders of health care education. The journal publishes the highest quality scholarly contributions reflecting the diversity of people, health and education systems worldwide, by publishing research that employs rigorous methodology as well as by publishing papers that highlight the theoretical underpinnings of education and systems globally. The journal will publish papers that show depth, rigour, originality and high standards of presentation, in particular, work that is original, analytical and constructively critical of both previous work and current initiatives. Authors are invited to submit original research, systematic and scholarly reviews, and critical papers which will stimulate debate on research, policy, theory or philosophy of nursing and related health care education, and which will meet and develop the journal’s high academic and ethical standards.

Nurse Educator

  • Editor-in-Chief: Marilyn Oermann
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: a peer reviewed journal edited for faculty and administrators in schools of nursing, provides practical and applied information on both the theories and practice of academic nursing education, including: educational philosophy, policies, and procedures; organizational, program, curriculum, course, and faculty development; instructional methods and materials; testing and measurement; administration; implications of trends and issues effecting teaching; and applied research. Our goal is to improve the role effectiveness of those who teach nursing students by providing articles that emphasize data utility and applicability.

Nurse Leader

  • Editor: Rose Sherman
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description: Nurse Leader’s mission is to provide the vision, skills, and tools needed by nurses currently in or aspiring to leadership positions. The publication meets the needs of all nurses on the leadership learning curve, from administrators making the transition from management to leadership to established leaders seeking to take their skills and experience to a higher level.

Nurse Practitioner

  • Editor-in-chief: Jamesetta A. Newland
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: the leading monthly source for clinical, practical, cutting-edge information for advanced practice nurses and other primary care clinicians. Each issue presents peer-reviewed articles that range from clinical topics and research to political and practice issues. In addition, The Nurse Practitioner provides regular features, columns, continuing education, staff development education, and more. The mission of The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Healthcare is to meet the needs of the nurse practitioner (and other advanced practice nurses and clinicians) by providing practical, cutting-edge clinical and professional information. Our further goal is to support nurse practitioners in their pursuit of professional excellence through continuing education offerings and by providing a forum to discuss and strengthen their role in healthcare delivery.

Nurse Prescribing

  • Editor: Kelly Davis
  • Publisher: MA Healthcare
  • Association: Association for Nursing Prescribing
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: supports practitioners through a combination of high quality, peer-reviewed articles and free CPD modules, providing a complete solution for the best practice needs of nurse prescribers at all stages of their career. Online reflective practice modules are published bi-monthly and can be accommodated into a busy schedule with ease, providing maximum benefit with minimum inconvenience.

Nurse Researcher

  • Editor: Leslie Gelling
  • Publisher: RCN Publishing
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: an international, peer reviewed journal that seeks to inform and advise researchers in nursing and health care.

Nursing 2016

  • Editor-in-Chief: Linda Laskowski-Jones 
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: monthly journal widely regarded as offering current, practical contents to its readers, and has won many editorial awards testifying to the quality of its copy and graphics. The editorial and clinical staff, a 17-member Editorial Board of distinguished clinicians and practitioners, and over 100 invited reviewers help ensure the quality of this publication.

Nursing 2016 Critical Care

  • Editor-in-Chief: AnneMarie Palatnik
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: a peer-reviewed journal, presents the latest practical clinical and professional information in a clear, concise, hands-on approach, so critical care nurses can apply this information to everyday practice. Wherever nurses care for patients—the ICU, CCU, cath lab, PACU, telemetry, progressive, or transitional care—each bimonthly issue of Nursing2014 Critical Care offers vital information on topics that boost readers’ assessment and intervention skills to the next level.

Nursing Administration Quarterly (NAQ)

  • Editor-in-Chief: Kathleen D. Sanford
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Author guidelines
  • Descriptoin: a peer-reviewed journal that provides nursing administrators with practical, up-to-date information on the effective management of nursing services in all health care settings. Published 4 times per year, each issue focuses on a selected topic providing an in depth look at the many aspects of nursing administration.

Nursing and Health Sciences

  • Editor: Teresa Stone
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: a premier international journal focusing on the exchange of knowledge in nursing and health sciences, particularly between the East and West. It has an international authorship, readership and Editorial Board. The journal was the first nursing and health sciences journal to be fully published in English in Japan. It began in 1999 and is published with the Society for Nursing and Health Sciences at Yamaguchi University. By encouraging Eastern and Western scholars to share their knowledge and experiences, Nursing & Health Sciences provides readers with a deeper understanding of health care around the world, and the opportunity to enrich their own practices to improve global health.

Nursing and Residential Care

  • Editor: Hannah Lemon
  • Publisher: MA Healthcare
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: the quality monthly journal that enables multidisciplinary teams in care homes to keep up-to-date with best practice. Articles ensure everyone in the home, including managers, nurses and care assistants, keep abreast of the latest changes in legislation through the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Legal and ‘How to’ series. Peer-reviewed, evidence-based clinical articles provide updates on the latest NICE guidance and best practice in areas including infection control, continence care, nutrition, wound care and dementia care. There are also practical articles on promoting resident wellbeing.

Nursing Children and Young People

  • Editor: Christine Walker
  • Publisher: RCN Publishing
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: Formerly Paediatric Nursing, Nursing Children and Young People covers practical and evidence-based practice in child health nursing. The journal carries peer-reviewed clinical articles, original research, and continuing professional development articles to inform practice and improve the skills and understanding of qualified nurses and students. It also provides summaries of published research studies, commentary on research, opinion from leading figures in children’s nursing and students, plus listings of conferences, awards and other resources for nurses. A comprehensive news round-up and news analysis ensure readers never miss important developments in children and young people’s nursing.

Nursing Economic$

  • Editor: Donna M. Nickitas
  • Publisher: Jannetti, Inc
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: advances nursing leadership in health care, with a focus on tomorrow, by providing information and thoughtful analyses of current and emerging best practices in health care management, economics, and policymaking. The journal supports nurse leaders and others who are responsible for directing nursing’s impact on health care cost and quality outcomes. The journal is published six times per year.

Nursing Education Perspectives

  • Editor: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick
  • Publisher and Association: National League for Nursing
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: a peer-reviewed, bimonthly journal. It provides an evidence base for best practices and a forum for the exchange of information regarding teaching and learning, curricula, technology, the recruitment and retention of students, and other issues important to nursing education. Today, as nurse educators break away from established patterns and chart new pathways in nursing education, Nursing Education Perspectives is a vital resource

Nursing Ethics

  • Editor: Ann Gallagher
  • Publisher: Sage
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: an international peer reviewed journal that takes a practical approach to this complex subject and relates each topic to the working environment. Articles on ethical and legal issues are written in a comprehensible style and official documents are analysed in a user-friendly way. The international Editorial Board ensures the selection of a wide range of high quality articles of global significance.

Nursing for Women’s Health

  • Editor: Mary C. Brucker
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Association: AWHONN
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: the most recent and compelling health care information on women’s health, newborn care and professional nursing issues. As a refereed, clinical practice journal, it provides professionals involved in providing optimum nursing care for women and their newborns with health care trends and everyday issues in a concise, practical, and easy-to-read format. It presents the practical application of evidence and innovation within the most important women’s health, obstetric and neonatal topics, including cardiovascular, reproductive and perimenopausal health, cancers in women, nutrition, aging well, normal and high-risk labor and birth, and newborn care. Articles range from expert, peer-reviewed features to the latest in clinical trends, opinions, innovations, health policy updates and breaking news to the newest drugs, devices and alternative/complementary therapies. Topics covered include innovations and trends within clinical and nursing practice, management of individual patients and patient populations, the impact of health care systems, ethical and legal trends on patient care issues and professional practice, and the impact of legislative/regulatory actions on health care practice.

Nursing Forum

  • Editor: Patricia Yoder-Wise
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: a peer-reviewed quarterly journal that invites original manuscripts that explore, explicate or report issues, ideas, trends and innovations that shape the nursing profession. Research manuscripts should emphasize the implications rather than the methods or analysis. Quality improvement manuscripts should emphasize the outcomes and follow the SQUIRE Guidelines in creating the manuscript. Evidence-based manuscripts should emphasize the findings and implications for practice and follow PICOT format. Concept analysis manuscripts should emphasize the evidence for support of the concept and follow an accepted format for such analyses.

Nursing History Review

  • Editor: Patricia D’Antonio
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Association: American Association for the History of Nursing
  • Author guidelines  (PDF download)
  • Description: an annual peer-reviewed publication, is a showcase for the most significant current research on nursing and health care history. Contributors include national and international scholars representing many different disciplinary backgrounds. Regular sections include scholarly articles, reviews of the best books on nursing and abstracts of new doctoral dissertations and health care history, and invited commentaries. Historians, researchers, and individuals fascinated with the rich field of nursing will find this an important resource.

Nursing in Cardiology (Enfermeria En Cardiologia)

Nursing in Critical Care

  • Editors: John Albarran and  Julie Scholes
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: an international peer-reviewed journal covering any aspect of critical care nursing practice, research, education or management. Critical care nursing is defined as the whole spectrum of skills, knowledge and attitudes utilised by practitioners in any setting where adults or children, and their families, are experiencing acute and critical illness. Such settings encompass general and specialist hospitals, and the community.  Nursing in Critical Care covers the diverse specialities of critical care nursing including surgery, medicine, cardiac, renal, neurosciences, haematology, obstetrics, accident and emergency, neonatal nursing and pediatrics. Papers published in the journal normally fall into one of the following categories: research reports; literature reviews; developments in practice, education or management; reflections on practice.

Nursing Informatics Today

  • Editor: Elizabeth C. Elkind
  • Publisher: Anthony J. Janetti, Inc.
  • Association: American Nursing Informatics Association
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: publishes articles that consider issues, trends, research, and technology related to nursing informatics. The journal is a benefit of membership that includes clinical articles dedicated to advancing adult health nursing practice, clinical research, and professional development. The journal accepts original articles, case studies, letters, descriptions of clinical care, and research. All clinical manuscripts submitted undergo review. Each manuscript is evaluated on its timeliness, importance, accuracy, clarity, and applicability to nursing informatics.

Nursing Inquiry

  • Editor: Sally Thorne
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: an international peer-reviewed Journal of interest to nurses, health care professionals, social scientists and health policy makers on ideas and issues pertaining to nursing and healthcare. Established as a vehicle for critical reflection and substantive dialogue on topics of emerging interest internationally, it aims to foster debate and dialogue, advance new conceptualizations, and challenge current thought on a wide range of nursing and health phenomena. The Journal publishes original research, discussion papers, review articles and commentaries on topics consistent with its aims and scope. The journal aims to stimulate examination of nursing’s current and emerging practices, conditions and contexts within an expanding international community of ideas. The journal aspires to excite thinking and stimulate action toward a preferred future for health and healthcare by encouraging critical reflection and lively debate on matters affecting and influenced by nursing from a range of disciplinary angles, scientific perspectives, analytic approaches, social locations and philosophical positions.

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

  • Managing Editor: Coleen Stern
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description: emphasis is on breaking down challenging clinical concepts-the ones that are often difficult or confusing to grasp-and presenting them in a refreshingly original, easily understood, and engaging format. The tone is lighthearted, but never simplistic, to make learning fun and effective. Clinical artwork mixed with humorous line drawings illustrate and reinforce key points. Articles are contributed by experienced clinicians, ensuring that content is based on sound clinical principles and hands-on expertise.

Nursing Management (U.S.)

  • Editor-in-Chief: Rosanne Raso
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Author guidelines
  • Description:  the leading monthly source for practical, educational, cutting-edge information for nurse leaders. Each issue presents peer-reviewed articles that range from legal and ethical aspects of nursing leadership to personnel management, recruitment and retention, budget issues, product selection, and quality control. In addition, Nursing Managementprovides regular features, columns, continuing education, staff development education, and more.

Nursing Management

  • Editor: Nick Lipley
  • Publisher: RCN Publishing
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: Nursing Management is the leading peer-reviewed journal for current and aspiring nurse leaders. Focusing on management and leadership trends as they affect the nursing sector, Nursing Management provides trusted advice for senior managers, nurses in leadership roles and aspiring nurse leaders across all nursing disciplines. Subscribers have access to a host of resources including an online archive of more than 800 clinical and research articles, practice-based clinical features, key research reports and in-depth analysis.

Nursing Older People 

  • Editor: Lisa Berry
  • Publisher: RCN Publishing
  • Author guidelines
  • Description:  Nursing Older People is a practice-based, peer-reviewed journal for professionals caring for older people.It aims to help all staff in hospitals, nursing or care homes or community settings to achieve best practice and improve patient care. Launched in 1988, Nursing Older People provides evidence for practice and opportunities for continuing professional development, which are clinically relevant and accessible to all staff caring for this patient group. Clinical articles have clear implications for practice while continuing professional development articles help nurses meet post-registration education and practice standards. Comprehensive news and analysis ensure that readers are up-to-date with developments in the specialty.

Nursing Outlook

  • Editor: Marion E. Broome
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Associations: American Academy of Nursing and the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: a bi-monthly journal, provides innovative ideas for nursing leaders through peer-reviewed articles and timely reports. Each issue examines current issues and trends in nursing practice, education and research, offering progressive solutions to the challenges facing the profession. As the official journal of the American Academy of Nursing the journal supports the mission to serve the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy and practice through the generation, synthesis, and dissemination of nursing knowledge.

Nursing Philosophy

  • Editor, Derek Sellman
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: provides a forum for discussion of philosophical issues in nursing. These focus on questions relating to the nature of nursing and to the phenomena of key relevance to it. For example, any understanding of what nursing is presupposes some conception of just what nurses are trying to do when they nurse. But what are the ends of nursing? Are they to promote health, prevent disease, promote well-being, enhance autonomy, relieve suffering, or some combination of these? How are these ends are to be met? What kind of knowledge is needed in order to nurse? Practical, theoretical, aesthetic, moral, political, ‘intuitive’ or some other? Papers that explore other aspects of philosophical enquiry and analysis of relevance to nursing (and any other healthcare or social care activity) are also welcome and might include, but not be limited to, critical discussions of the work of nurse theorists who have advanced philosophical claims (e.g., Benner, Benner and Wrubel, Carper, Schrok, Watson, Parse and so on) as well as critical engagement with philosophers (e.g., Heidegger, Husserl, Kuhn, Polanyi, Taylor, MacIntyre and so on) whose work informs health care in general and nursing in particular.

Nursing Research 

  • Editor: Susan Henly
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: a peer-reviewed journal celebrating over 60 years as the most sought-after nursing resource; it offers more depth, more detail, and more of what today’s nurses demand. Nursing Research covers key issues, including health promotion, human responses to illness, acute care nursing research, symptom management, cost-effectiveness, vulnerable populations, health services, and community-based nursing studies. Each issue highlights the latest research techniques, quantitative and qualitative studies, and new state-of-the-art methodological strategies, including information not yet found in textbooks. Expert commentaries and briefs are also included. In addition to 6 issues per year, Nursing Research from time to time publishes supplemental content not found anywhere else.

Nursing Researcher

  • Editor: Les Gelling
  • Publisher: RCN Publishing
  • Author guidelines
  • Description:  an international, peer reviewed journal that seeks to inform and advise novice and experienced researchers in nursing and health care. The journal publishes high quality papers on research methodology (the methods/process used to carry out research) and topical issues related to research.  Each issue of Nurse Researcher features peer-reviewed articles covering a specific research methodology. The journal does not publish papers analysing results of research. Nurse Researcher is published six times a year.

Nursing Science Quarterly

  • Editor: Rosemarie Rizzo Parse
  • Publisher: Sage
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: a peer-reviewed quarterly journal publishing original manuscripts focusing on nursing theory development, nursing theory-based practice and quantitative and qualitative research related to existing nursing frameworks, contributed by the leading theorists, researchers and nurse executives.

Nursing Standard

  • Editor: Graham Scott
  • Publisher: RCN Publishing
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: the UK’s best selling nursing journal with a reputation for bringing readers exclusive, up-to-the-minute coverage on issues affecting nursing practice and career choices. Nursing Standard provides the most authoritative coverage of the week’s news in addition to a highly respected Art & Science section with peer-reviewed clinical articles, post-registration education and practice standards solutions and continuing professional development articles. The journal also offers reference guides, booklets, book and web reviews and a lively letters page.

Nutrition Today

  • Editor: Johanna Dwyer
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Association: American Society for Nutrition
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: helps nutrition professionals clear a pathway through today’s maze of fad diets and cure-all claims by easy to read, authoritative reviews. Its peer reviewed articles are by leading nutrition and health professionals on the effects of different food and eating practices on health and quality of life. Lively, informative articles cover the most current and controversial topics, such as the role of bioactive food ingredients like probiotics in chronic diseases, sports nutrition, the food business, communicating nutrition, the politics of food, food in culture and news about people, meetings, and other events that affect the field.