Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

Journal of Nursing Education and Practice (PRINT ISSN 1925-4040, ONLINE ISSN 1925-4059) is a peer-reviewed international scientific journal providing a forum for original research, case reports, experience exchange and reviews to the fields of nursing on clinical nursing, nursing administration, nursing practice, nursing education and so on.

JNEP's primary aim is to promote a high standard of clinically related scholarship which supports the practice and education of nursing. The Journal also aims to promote the international exchange of ideas and experience that draw from the different cultures in which practice takes place. Manuscripts on evidence-based nursing and nursing education are preferred.

JNEP is included in:

  • EBSCOhost
  • Google Scholar
  • ProQuest
  • PKP Open Archives Harvester
  • The Standard Periodical Directory

To facilitate rapid publication and to minimize administrative costs, the journal accepts Online submission and Email submission. All manuscripts and any supplementary material can be submitted via the journal’s Online Submission or email to For online submission, please create a new account and then follow the instructions given on the screen.

JNEP’s Sections:

Original Research, Clinical Practice, Case Report, Conference Report, Experience Exchange, Review.


2016 Q1: Articles Received: 91; Accepted: 53; Rejected: 19; Published: 52; Retracted: 0

2015: Articles Received: 354; Accepted: 233; Rejected: 106; Published: 215; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 307; Accepted: 203; Rejected: 94; Published: 214; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 258; Accepted: 169; Rejected: 84; Published: 204; Retracted: 1


What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article. We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a) Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b) Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-4 weeks.

c) Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d) The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300.00 USD).

e) After publication, the corresponding author will receive the copy of printed journal, free of charge.

f) E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.




Acknowledgements to our reviewers

We would like to express our gratitude to all ERB members of Journal of Nursing Education and Practice and those who have made great contributions for the journal for their excellent work and the professional spirit. Without the knowledge, skill and dedication of reviewers, JNEP will not achieve the level today. The journal thanks all reviewers and wishes them Happy New Year. We expect the new collaboration and common progress with all reviewers in 2016.  
Posted: 2015-12-30
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Vol 6, No 9 (2016)

Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, Vol. 6, No. 9, 2016, e-Version First TM

Table of Contents

Original Research

Understanding hand hygiene behavior in a pediatric oncology unit in a low- to mid-income country PDF
Miriam L. González, Ruthbeth Finerman, Kyle M. Johnson, Mario Melgar, Maria Mercedes Somarriba, Federico Antillon-Klussmann, Miguela Ayala Caniza p1
Effect of two different nursing care approaches on reduction of breast engorgement among postnatal women PDF
Tawheda Mohamed Khalefa El-Saidy, Reda Mohamed-Nabil Aboushady p18
Student perceptions of group experience in online RN-to-BSN research course PDF
Yeoun Soo Kim-Godwin, Michael Martinez p29
Relationship between faculty staff professionalism and nursing students’ values PDF
Sanaa Abd ElAzim Ibrahim, Shereen Ahmed Qalawa p38
Impact of a health educational guidelines on the knowledge, self-management practice and self-efficacy of patients with type-2 diabetes PDF
Nadia Mohamed Taha, Howida kameel Zaton, Nahla Ahmed Abd Elaziz p46
Animal assisted therapy for elderly residents of a skilled nursing facility PDF
William Stuart Pope, Caralise Hunt, Kathy Ellison p56
Active versus passive learning: perceptions of undergraduate nursing students PDF
Kristin Lee, Heather Schull, Peggy Ward-Smith p63
Nurse’s impressions and changes after the workshops using the pediatric nursing care model PDF
Naomi Matsumori p82
Influence of autism awareness on the psychological well-being of mothers caring for their children with autism PDF
Rania A. Zaki, Gehan EL Nabawy Ahmed Moawad p90
Innovation of educational wound models for nursing students PDF
Nongyao Kasatpibal, Piyawan Sawasdisingha, JoAnne D. Whitney p101
Evoking a reciprocity of caring: Integration of humanities-based content into an interprofessional education immersion course for advanced practice nursing and health professions students PDF
Margaret Brommelsiek, Heather J. Gotham, Jane A. Peterson p110
Structured debriefing in nursing simulation: students’ perceptions PDF
Verónica Rita Dias Coutinho, José Carlos Amado Martins, Fátima Pereira p127

Clinical Practice

Interprofessional education: it’s happening! PDF
Sandra Nell New, Jon Simpson Parham, Debbie Cooley Huff, Tiffany L Greenfield, Joy E Jennings, Cheryl K Schmidt, Dona M Dorman, Janet S Rooker, Lanita S White p10
Open access scheduling: Improving access to rural healthcare PDF
Shakira Lynn, Barbara J. Edlund, Bonnie P. Dumas p67


Uniting nursing theory and current practice to manage suicide in Canada PDF
Kimberly Ann Jones p73
Quality of life in dementia PDF
Jan Motley, Carrie Buch p122

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Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

ISSN 1925-4040 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4059 (Online)

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