Journal of Nursing Scholarship

Special Issue: Call for Papers

The Journal of Nursing Scholarship invites authors to contribute original research articles that address the development, evaluation, or implementation of innovative care models in residential long-term care. Learn more about this special issue.

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 iOS app (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch).

Impact Factor: 1.636
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 9/109 (Nursing (Social Science)); 11/111 (Nursing (Science))
Online ISSN: 1547-5069

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Current Issue: May 2016
Volume 48, Issue 3
Pages 221-329


Evolving Methodologies and Technologies in Nursing Science
Susan Gennaro


Effects of Multivitamin Supplements on Cognitive Function, Serum Homocysteine Level, and Depression of Korean Older Adults With Mild Cognitive Impairment in Care Facilities
Hye Kyung Lee, So Young Kim and Sohyune R. Sok

Girlhood Betrayals of Women Childhood Trauma Survivors in Treatment for Addiction
Linda Grabbe, Janell Ball and Joanne M. Hall

Visualization of Data Regarding Infections Using Eye Tracking Techniques
Sunmoo Yoon, Bevin Cohen, Kenrick D. Cato, Jianfang Liu and Elaine L. Larson

Illness Representations of Injury: A Comparison of Patients and Their Caregivers
Bih-O Lee, Jun-Yu Fan, Chang-Chiao Hung, Hsiang-Chu Pai and Pi-Ling Chou

Parents’ Perspectives on Supporting Their Decision Making in Genome-Wide Sequencing
Karen C. Li, Patricia H. Birch, Bernard M. Garrett, Maura MacPhee, Shelin Adam and Jan M. Friedman

Concept Analysis of Maternal Autonomy in the Context of Breastfeeding
Shela Akbar Ali Hirani and Joanne Olson


Factors Associated With Full Implementation of Scope of Practice
Freda DeKeyser Ganz, Orly Toren and Yafit Fadlon

Methods to Succeed in Effective Knowledge Translation in Clinical Practice
Alison L. Kitson and Gillian Harvey


The Impact of International Service-Learning on Nursing Students’ Cultural Competency
Pamela Wolfe Kohlbr

Simulation in Nursing Education—International Perspectives and Contemporary Scope of Practice
Michelle A. Kelly, Elizabeth Berragan, Sissel Eikeland Husebø and Fiona Orr


Reducing Preventable Hospitalizations With Two Models of Transitional Care
Jessica Morrison, Mary Val Palumbo and Betty Rambur


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Evidence-based health care: the care you want, but might not be getting

A new study in Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing reveals one reason why many hospitals continue to struggle with quality, safety, and costs.

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In the 2014 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing increased its impact factor to 2.381 and is ranked third among nursing journals (ISI 2014), while Journal of Nursing Scholarship has an impact factor of 1.616 and increased to ninth among nursing journals.

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