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:

  • DOAJ
  • 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.


2015 Q2: Articles Received: 86; Accepted: 58; Rejected: 31 Published: 54; Retracted: 0

2015 Q1: Articles Received: 85; Accepted: 55; Rejected: 18 Published: 45; 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 2015.  
Posted: 2015-01-01
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Vol 5, No 10 (2015)

Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, Vol. 5, No. 10, 2015, e-Version First TM

Table of Contents

Original Research

Building research capacity in Malawian nursing education—A key to development and change PDF
Bodil Tveit, Eva Merethe Solum, Modesta Simango p1
Effect of an HIV/AIDS tailored health education program in Western China: An intervention study PDF
Wan-Xia Yao, Ming Yao, Xiao-Ping Liu, Hua Fang, Shu-Min Zhao, Rui-Jun Wang, Cong Yao, Di-Mao Wang p16
Students perceptions on pre-clinical experience in a front-loaded nurse anesthesia program PDF
Frederick Scott Imus, Shari M. Burns, Rodney Fisher, Lee Ranalli p22
Nursing students’ experiences, perceptions and behavior in a flipped-classroom anatomy and physiology course PDF
Thomas R. Mikkelsen p28
A study abroad program for Korean nursing students in the San Francisco Bay Area: A SWOT analysis PDF
Youngmee Ahn, Kimberly Kim, Maria Cho, Jung Eun Kim, Narae Kang, Bora Nam, Min Sohn p36
An education technique for discharge planning screening by nursing students: A descriptive study using a paper patient PDF
Tsukasa Domoto, Motoko Saneto p43
Primary teachers' first aid management of children’s school day accidents: Video-assisted teaching method versus lecture method PDF
Jaklein R. Younis, Amal El-Abassy p60
Nurses working the night shift: Impact on home, family and social life PDF
Susan Ann Vitale, Jessica Varrone-Ganesh, Melisa Vu p70
Faculty experience of flipping the classroom: Lessons learned PDF
Melinda Hermanns, Jerri L. Post, Belinda Deal p79
Evaluating the use of social media to conduct clinical performance reviews of advanced practice nursing students PDF
Jason A. Gregg, Denise K. Gormley, Christine Colella, Suzanne Perraud p86
Evaluation of the effectiveness of Gold STAMP intervention on pressure ulcer reductions PDF
Yuchi Young, David Hornick, Yan Wu, John Kalamaras, Robert Pruzek p91
Effect of subcutaneous sterile water injection at the lumbosacral region on labour back pain PDF
Tyseer Marzouk, Hala Abd-Elfttah, Hanan Nabil p98
Effect of applying massage therapy on physical, physiological and behavioral states of premature neonates PDF
Orban Ragab Bayomi, Nahed Saied El-Nagger p105
Sharing the critically ill patient’s information with the family: Reflections and lessons learned PDF
Mokgadi C. Matlakala p115

Experience Exchange

Nursing & indigenous education integration PDF
Janet M. Thurston, Angela Mashford-Pringle p9


Transitioning to concept-based teaching: A discussion of strategies and the use of Bridges change model PDF
William H. Deane, Marilyn Asselin p52

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Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

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