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 Sigma Theta Tau International and one of the most widely read and respected health care 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: January 2016
Volume 48, Issue 1
Pages 3–112


Print or Online Publishing: Changing Technology
Susan Gennaro


Faculty Performance on the Genomic Nursing Concept Inventory
Catherine Y. Read and Linda D. Ward

The Skin Safety Model: Reconceptualizing Skin Vulnerability in Older Patients
Jill L. Campbell, Fiona M. Coyer and Sonya R. Osborne

Factors of Resilience in Emergency Department Nurses Who Have Experienced Workplace Violence in Taiwan
Hsiu-Fen Hsieh, Yu-Tung Hung, Hsiu-Hung Wang, Shu-Ching Ma and Shu-Chen Chang

Centrality of Body and Embodiment in Nursing Care: A Scoping Study of the Italian Literature
Anna Marchetti, Michela Piredda and Maria Grazia De Marinis

Social Support and Women Living With Breast Cancer in the South of Thailand
Dusanee Suwankhong and Pranee Liamputtong

Correlates of Physical Activity Among Middle-Aged and Older Korean Americans at Risk for Diabetes
Benjamin H. Han, Tina Sadarangani, Laura C. Wyatt, Jennifer M. Zanowiak, Simona C. Kwon, Chau Trinh-Shevrin, Linda Lee and Nadia S. Islam

Xerostomia Among Older Adults With Low Income: Nuisance or Warning?
Young-Shin Lee, Hee-Gerl Kim and Kim Moreno


The Influence of Work-Related Fatigue, Work Conditions, and Personal Characteristics on Intent to Leave Among New Nurses
Yi Liu, Li-Min Wu, Pi-Ling Chou, Mei-Hsin Chen, Li-Chien Yang and Hsin-Tien Hsu

The Relationships of Nurse Staffing Level and Work Environment With Patient Adverse Events
Eunhee Cho, Dal Lae Chin, Sinhye Kim and OiSaeng Hong

Nurse Burnout, Nurse-Reported Quality of Care, and Patient Outcomes in Thai Hospitals
Apiradee Nantsupawat, Raymoul Nantsupawat, Wipada Kunaviktikul, Sue Turale and Lusine Poghosyan


Public Understanding of the Role of Nurses During Ebola
Linda McGillis Hall and Jordana Kashin

Disaster Preparedness in Philippine Nurses
Leodoro J. Labrague, Begonia C. Yboa, Denise M. McEnroe–Petitte, Ledwin R. Lobrino and Mary Geronima B. Brennan


Interprofessional Education: A Summary of Reports and Barriers to Recommendations
Afaf I. Meleis


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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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