Acknowledgement 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

Publication Fees Adjustment Notice (Effective from January 1, 2014)


Effective from January 1, 2014, the publication fee will increase from 200.00USD to 300.00USD. Manuscripts submitted on or after this date will be charged the new rate of 300.00USD per article.

Manuscripts submitted in 2013 can take advantage of the old rate if paid on or before January 31, 2014.
All 2013’s manuscripts unpaid by 31 January 2014 will be charged the new rate.

Thank you very much for your cooperation.

Posted: 2013-09-25 More...

JNEP indexed in DOAJ

Journal of Nursing Education and Practice (JNEP) has been indexed in DOAJ. We welcome every scholar in nursing field submit your articles.  
Posted: 2013-04-06 More...

Call for papers for Special issue "Nurse Management of Chronic Diseases in Primary Care” (Professor Núria Fabrellas)


We invite authors to submit review and original articles, whether empirical or theoretical, that seeks to explore the Nurse Management of Chronic Diseases in Primary Care. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Nurse management of patients with minor illnesses in primary care
  • Nurse management of patients with cardiac failure in primary care
  • Nurse management of patients with alcoholism and alcohol-related diseases
  • Nurse management of diabetes mellitus and its complications in primary care
  • Nurse management of chronic pulmonary diseases in primary care
  • Nurse management of arterial hypertension  in primary care
  • Nurse management and prevention of obesity in adults in primary care
  • Polymedication of the elderly in primary care
  • Self-management of chronic illnesses in primary care
  • Nurse language of diseases in primary care
Posted: 2012-11-13 More...

The forthcoming Articles of JNEP Vol. 3, No. 2


The content of JNEP Vol. 3, No. 2 is:

  • Health beliefs and practices related to pregnancy and childcare in Qatar: A qualitative study
  • Development of a learning object for caring for the sensory environment in a neonatal unit: noise, light and handling
  • Supporting and inhibiting factors in recovery experienced by the patients after myocardial infarction during an 18-month follow-up
  • Hospitalnurses’ perceptions associated with implementing multiple guidelines: A qualitative study
  • Mentorship provision for student nurses: Conceptions of Finnish and British mentors in healthcare placements
  • An initiative to teach family systems nursing using online health-promoting conversations: A multi-methods evaluation
  • The attitudes and experiences of registered nurses who teach and mentor nursing students in the acute care setting
  • Experiences of nursing students in caring for patients with behaviors suggestive of low health literacy: a qualitative analysis
  • Predictors of low self-rated health in patients aged 65+ after total hip-replacement (THR)-A cross-sectional study
  • Nursing education in Brazil: A look at holism in care
  • Examination of self-directed learning readiness of paramedic undergraduates: A multi-institutional study
  • A review of minority recruitment and retention models implemented in undergraduate nursing programs
  • End of life care pedagogy, death attitudes, and knowing participation in change
  • Moving and handling of patients with dementia
  • Honoring the spirit of research within: The yoga and more (CAM) research interest group
Posted: 2012-10-12 More...

Change of Publication Frequency


From 2013, the Publication Frequency of Journal of Nursing Education and Practice (JNEP) will be monthly.

We welcome every scholar in nursing field submit your articles to Journal of Nursing Education and Practice.


Posted: 2012-09-18 More...

The forthcoming Articles of JNEP Vol. 3, No. 1


The content of JNEP Vol. 3, No. 1 is:

  • Academic-service partnerships: Seven dimensions of successful collaboration
  • A universal 30-month child health assessment focussed on social and emotional development
  • Turkish nursing students’ perceptions and experiences of bullying behavior in nursing education
  • Enhancing safety culture and event reporting: Insights from clinicians and administrators
  • The smoking attitudes, knowledge, intent, and behaviors of adolescents and young adults: Implications for nursing practice
  • Learning style preferences of undergraduate paramedic students: A pilot study
  • Nursing students gain tools for knowledge utilisation through a work and research integrated learning assignment – a qualitative study
  • Engendering cultural responsive care: a reflective model for nurse education
  • Child growth and development knowledge among senior nursing students
  • Discharge planning: Narrated by nursing staff in primary healthcare and their concerns about using video conferencing in the planning session – An interview study
  • Implementing an evidence-based practice protocol for prevention of catheterized associated urinary tract infections in a progressive care unit
  • Best practice in nursing care of dyspnea: The 6th vital sign in individuals with COPD
  • Competency of nurse educators in genetics/genomics knowledge
  • The relationship between persons with mental health problems and their dogs: A qualitative study within a nursing perspective
  • Teaching/Learning strategy for the preliminary critique of qualitative research
Posted: 2012-09-14 More...

The forthcoming Articles of JNEP Vol. 2, No. 4


The content of JNEP Vol. 2, No. 4 is:

  • A nurse-managed population based heart failure clinic: sustaining quality of life
  • Team learning and innovation in nursing teams: Results of a comprehensive research project
  • Atrial fibrillation and heart failure in seven nursing homes
  • Chinese Female nursing students’ coping strategies, self-esteem and related factors in different years of school
  • Using focus groups to understand breast cancer screening beliefs and behaviors among Asian Indian women
  • Bridging the gap between doctors and nurses
  • Specialization in nursing management – distance learning in Brazil: Importance and application from the student perspective
  • Comparing centralized vs. decentralized nursing unit design as a determinant of stress and job satisfaction
  • Staff’s and family members’ spiritual well-being in relation to help for residents with dementia
  • From ignorance to denial about an orphan, but no rare, genetic disease: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS type III)
  • The promotion of family wellness for refugee families in cultural transition - A phenomenographic study
  • Caring competencies of baccalaureate nursing students of samar state university
  • The chronically ill patients’ quality of counselling in the hospital
  • The effect of home care services on maternal health after cesarean delivery in Turkey
  • The process and patterns of combining the use of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western medicine in Taiwanese people with cancer
  • Domestic violence against women: Incidence and prevalence in an emergency department population
  • Academic-service collaboration in evidence-based practice
  • Challenges in educating a patient with severe anxiety and depression
  • Addiction training for undergraduate nurses using screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment
  • Competencies for international nursing research in a wikinomics future
  • Nursing services: an imperative to health care marketing
  • A systematic review to appraise the evidence relating to the impact and effects of formal continuing professional education on professional practice

Posted: 2012-07-18 More...

Call for Papers for Special Issue on Engaging Students’ Critical and Creative Thinking (Professor Joanne Profetto-McGrath)


We invite authors to submit review and original articles, whether empirical or theoretical, that seeks to explore the strategies and benefits of engaging nursing students in creative and critical thinking skills. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Why critical and creative thinking are important in nursing.
  • Explorations of the processes to engage nursing students in critical and creative thinking.
  • The impact of teaching critical and creative thinking in nursing on improving the quality of nursing care and patient outcomes.
  • Teaching methodologies that elicit critical and creative thinking skills.
  • Critical and creative thinking techniques in large classes.
  • Curriculum mapping or educational innovation for fostering critical and creative thinking in the classroom, laboratory and practice settings.
  • Nurse educators’ critical and creative thinking.
  • Critical Reflection, Critical Reasoning, and Judgment.
  • Methodological advances in the observation, description, and evaluation of critical and creative thinking.

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal’s Author Guidelines, which are located at


Manuscripts due - August 31, 2012

First round of review – November 30, 2012

Publication date – February, 2013


Guest Editor

Joanne Profetto-McGrath PhD, RN

Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 1C9

Posted: 2012-05-28 More...

The forthcoming Articles of JNEP Vol. 2, No. 3


The content of JNEP Vol. 2, No. 3 is:

  • The discharge of individuals from hospital: Do we need to refocus our research?
  • Feelings and expectations of permanent colostomy patients
  • Use of virtual simulations for improving knowledge transfer among baccalaureate nursing students
  • Development and psychometric testing of the nursing student satisfaction scale for the associate nursing programs
  • The perceptions of nurses in their management of patients experiencing anxiety
  • Using Boyer to create a culture of scholarship: Outcomes from a faculty development program
  • Psychometric and maternal sociodemographic assessment of the breastfeeding self-efficacy scale - short form in a brazilian sample
  • The satisfaction with simulation experience scale (SSES): A Validation Study
  • A Triangulation study: Bahraini nursing students' perceptions of nursing as a career
  • Humming as a means of communicating during mealtime situations: A single case study involving a woman with severe dementia and her caregiver
  • Risks for non-communicable chronic diseases: A cross-sectional study with undergraduate nursing students
  • Quality assurance and quality enhancement of the nursing curriculum – happy marriage or recipe for divorce?
  • The structure of the “lived-experience”: analysis of reports from women with systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Correlations between stress and anxiety levels in nursing students
  • Motivations driving spiritual engagement based on a phenomenological study of spirituality amongst palliative care clients and caregivers
  • Workplace violence towards nurses: A reality from the Pakistani context
  • How can we help minority nursing students?
  • Computer-based nursing education: An integrative review of empirical studies
  • A systematic review of nurses’ knowledge of genetics
  • Counseling chronically ill adults in the healthcare setting: An integrative literature review
Posted: 2012-04-28 More...

Call for papers for Special issue "Innovations in Nursing Education” (Professor Elizabeth McGann)


To provide a rapid turn-around time regarding reviewing, publishing and to disseminate the articles freely for research, teaching and reference purposes we are releasing the special issues.

We would like to invite you to contribute manuscripts for publication in the Special Issue of Innovations in Nursing Education. The deadline of submission is August 15, 2012.

Benefits of the special issue for contributors/authors: Your manuscript will be open access in full text. The publication fee for these special issue open access articles will be $ 200 only.

Posted: 2012-03-22 More...

The forthcoming Articles of JNEP Vol. 2, No. 2


The content of JNEP Vol. 2, No. 1 is:

  • Dutch nursing students’ knowledge of and attitudes towards older people - A longitudinal cohort study
  • Caring at the end of life: Iranian nurses’ view and experiences
  • Undergraduate nursing textbook coverage of menopause
  • Evaluating the utility of the FamCHAT ethnocultural nursing assessment tool at a Canadian tertiary care hospital: A pilot study with recommendations for hospital management
  • Public home care professionals’ experiences of being involved in food distribution to home-living elderly people in Sweden - a qualitative study with an action research approach
  • Patients’ satisfaction with mental health nursing interventions in the management of anxiety: Results of a questionnaire study
  • Nursing students’ experiences of exposure to pandemic influenza A (H1N1)
  • Factors influencing the adoption of evidence-based principles in nursing education: A Jordanian perspective
  • Conversion from active surveillance to active treatment for prostate cancer: A qualitative analysis
  • Nudging and obesity: How to get rid of paternalism?
  • Is endocervical curettage necessary? A literature review
  • A qualitative national study of nurses’ clinical knowledge development of pain in pediatric intensive care
  • Clinical Leadership and Innovation
  • A case study argument for nursing involvement in medical homes
  • Understanding medication adherence via lived experience: An experiential learning exercise for nursing students
  • Efficacy of progression testing in predicting nursing student academic success
  • Researching student perspectives on interprofessional online learning via asynchronous text-based conferencing in healthcare education: a literature review
  • The effectiveness of motivational interviewing as a form of care for adults with type 2 diabetes: A descriptive review
  • Mitochondrial health – essential information for nurses


Posted: 2012-03-06 More...

The forthcoming Articles of JNEP Vol. 2, No. 1


The content of JNEP Vol. 2, No. 1 is:

  • Nursing students’ attitudes towards alcohol, alcoholism and alcoholics: A study of a brazilian sample
  • Performance standards for teachers supporting nursing students’ reflection skills development
  • Challenges facing nursing education in Australia: Two solutions
  • Registered nurses’ perceptions of the discharge planning process for adult patients in an acute hospital
  • Assessments of safe medication administration in nursing education
  • ABC’s: A Reality Based Pedagogy for Clinical Nursing Evaluation
  • Personal- and environmental hygiene in Norwegian nursing homes
  • Minimum Data Set-Home Care- as an additional tool in the admission procedure for a nursing home
  • The effect of counseling provided on the second post partum day through home visits on breastfeeding success in turkey: randomized, controlled trial
  • Nursing education curriculum for improving patient safety
Posted: 2011-12-20 More...

Call for paper of JNEP


We are in the process of calling for papers for the Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, and we will publish your work online if your paper is accepted.


Posted: 2011-09-15 More...

Journal of Nursing Education and Practice(JNEP) formed first Editorial Review Board


JNEP'S first Editorial Review Board has been established, consisting of more than 200

researchers and experts in nursing related conditions, as well as to the Nursing Education

and Practice area.



Posted: 2011-09-12 More...
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