Journal of Nursing Scholarship

Journal of Nursing Scholarship


Advancing knowledge to improve health of the world’s people

The Journal of Nursing Scholarship™(JNS), is the official journal of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) and one of the most widely read and respected healthcare journals. Published bimonthly by Wiley, JNS contains peer-reviewed, thought-provoking articles representing research by some of the world’s leading nurse researchers.

JNS is presented as a benefit to all STTI members. Current and back issues can be read online and on mobile devices via the JNS Apple app (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch) and Android app (all Android phones and tablets).

Impact Factor: 2.396
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 6/116 (Nursing (Science)); 6/114(Nursing (Social Science))
Online ISSN: 1547-5069

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Current Issue: September 2017
Volume 49, Issue 5
Pages 467–589


From Where I Sit
Susan Gennaro
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Sexual Expression of Nursing Home Residents: Systematic Review of the Literature
Rodolfo A. Aguilar
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Factors Influencing Resilience of Burn Patients in South Korea
Mi Heui Jang, Jongui Park, Mi Kyong Chong and Sohyune R. Sok
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Patient Perspectives on Nurse Practitioner Care in Oncology in Canada
Sarah Stahlke, Krista Rawson and Edith Pituskin
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Older Adult Residents' Perceptions of Daily Lives in Nursing Homes
Eunhee Cho, Hyejin Kim, Jeongah Kim, Kyongeun Lee, Salimah H. Meghani and Soo Jung Chang
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Contextual Factors Impacting a Pain Management Intervention
Fawwaz Alaloul, Kimberly Williams, John Myers, Kayla Dlauren Jones, Katelyn Sullivan and M. Cynthia Logsdon
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Cross-Validation of the Minnesota Living With Heart Failure Questionnaire
Jacqueline Mogle, Harleah Buck, Cheryl Zambroski, Rosaria Alvaro and Ercole Vellone
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Benefits of Attending a Weekend Childhood Cancer Survivor Family Retreat
Lisa Bashore and Joyce Bender
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Frailty as a Risk Factor for Falls Among Community Dwelling People: Evidence From a Meta-Analysis
Mei-Hsun Cheng and Shu-Fang Chang
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Nonlinear Analysis to Detect if Excellent Nursing Work Environments Have Highest Well-Being
Giuseppe Casalicchio, Emmanuel Lesaffre, Helmut Küchenhoff and Luk Bruyneel
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An Exploratory Study on Exemplary Practice of Nurse Consultants
Frances Kam Yuet Wong, Ada Tak Yin Lau, Rebecca Ng, Elaine Wing Yee Wong, So Man Wong, Eva Ching Yee Kan, Eva Liu and Denise Bryant-Lukosius
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An Evolutionary Concept Analysis of Compassion Fatigue
Claire Sorenson, Beth Bolick, Karen Wright and Rebekah Hamilton
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Development and Dissemination of the El Centro Health Disparities Measures Library
Victoria Behar Mitrani, Joanne E. O'Day, Timothy B. Norris and Oluwamuyiwa Winifred Adebayo
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New Graduate Nurses’ Professional Commitment: Antecedents and Outcomes
Sylvie Guerrero, Denis Chênevert and Steven Kilroy
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How Could Nurse Researchers Apply Theory to Generate Knowledge More Efficiently?
Maichou Lor, Uba Backonja and Diane R. Lauver
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Journal of Nursing Scholarship is pleased to offer readers the opportunity to earn credit for its continuing education articles by taking the post-test here. Free for STTI members!


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JNS improves its Impact Factor, remains among the top 10 nursing journals
In the 2016 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, Journal of Nursing Scholarship increased its impact factor to 2.396 and is ranked sixth among nursing journals (ISI 2016)!

Call for Papers: Robotics in Nursing Special Issue
The deadline for submitting manuscripts is 1 November 2017. Learn more.