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 Q2: Articles Received: 102; Accepted: 55; Rejected: 13; Published: 53; Retracted: 0

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 12 (2016)

Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, Vol. 6, No. 12, 2016, e-Version First TM

Table of Contents

Original Research

Examining bed-bath practices of critically ill patients PDF
Azza H. El-Soussi, Hayam I. Asfour p1
Knowledge, attitude and practice of elders about sexuality PDF
Raefa Refaat Alam, Doaa El Sayed Fadila p24
Barriers to the implementation of sepsis guideline in a Canadian pediatric tertiary care centre PDF
Mirkaber Mosavianpour, Jean-Paul Collet, Hamideh Sarmast, Niranjan Kissoon p34
“Talk to them”: Teaching communication skills to students of Traditional Chinese Medicine PDF
Sue Dean, Chris Zaslawski, Michael Roche, Jon Adams p49
Preceptor support to improve nurse competency and satisfaction: A pilot study of novice nurses and preceptors in a pediatric intensive care unit PDF
Kirsten A. Hickerson, Mary F. Terhaar, Laura A. Taylor p57
Impact of a summer extern program on nursing student’s awareness of interprofessional collaboration and healthy, healing environments: A level II quasi-experimental design PDF
Lisa A. Ruth-Sahd p63

Case Report

HIPAA violations among nursing students: Teachable moment or terminal mistake-A case study PDF
Annette A. Cannon, Hollie Caldwell p41

Experience Exchange

Honor society membership retention strategies: Promoting membership benefits from induction through transition to professional practice PDF
Emily E. Hopkins, Meigan Robb, MaryDee Fisher, Julie D. Slade, Jennifer J. Wasco, Kathleen C. Spadaro, Michelle Doas p18


Simulation in emergency nursing education: An integrative review PDF
Caio Guilherme S. Bias, Lorene S. Agostinho, Roberta P. Coutinho, Genesis de S. Barbosa p12

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Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

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