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: May 2017
Volume 49, Issue 3
Pages 245–355


Advancing Science, Improving Lives: NINR's New Strategic Plan and the Future of Nursing Science
Patricia A. Grady
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Feasibility of Combining Common Data Elements Across Studies to Test a Hypothesis
Elizabeth J. Corwin, Shirley M. Moore, Andrea Plotsky, Margaret M. Heitkemper, Susan G. Dorsey, Drenna Waldrop-Valverde, Donald E. Bailey Jr., Sharron L. Docherty, Joanne D. Whitney, Carol M. Musil, Cynthia M. Dougherty, Donna J. McCloskey, Joan K. Austin and Patricia A. Grady
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Comprehensive Care Model for Sex Trafficking Survivors
Naomi M. Twigg
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The Influence of Social Capital on Nurse-Perceived Evidence-Based Practice Implementation in South Korea
Ji In Shin and Eunjoo Lee
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SelfMED: Self-Administration of Medication in Hospital: A Prevalence Study in Flanders, Belgium
Toke Vanwesemael, Bart Van Rompaey, Mirko Petrovic, Koen Boussery and Tinne Dilles
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Trauma Exposure Among Women in the Pacific Rim
Elizabeth Reeves, Pilar Bernal de Pheils, Susan G. Silva, Diva Jaramillo, Tulia Uribe, Agnes Tiwari, Gladys Eugenia Canaval, Maria Eugenia Mendoza Flores, Ruth Ann Belknap and Janice C. Humphreys
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Barriers to and Facilitators of South Asian Indian-Americans' Engagement in Advanced Care Planning Behaviors
Kavita Radhakrishnan, Shubhada Saxena, Regina Jillapalli, Yuri Jang and Miyong Kim
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Nurses' Experiences With Patients Who Die From Failure to Rescue After Surgery
Cynthia Thornton Bacon
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Systematic Review of Gender Differences in Sepsis Management and Outcomes
Kim Reina Failla and Cynthia D. Connelly
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Effects of a Multicomponent Restraint Reduction Program for Korean Nursing Home Staff
Eun-Hi Kong, Eunjin Song and Lois K. Evans
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Career Cartography: From Stories to Science and Scholarship
Deleise S. Wilson, Marie-Anne S. Rosemberg, Moira Visovatti, Michelle L. Munro-Kramer and Suzanne Feetham
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Relationships Between Nurse Staffing and Patients' Experiences, and the Mediating Effects of Missed Nursing Care
Sung-Hyun Cho, Barbara A. Mark, George Knafl, Hyoung Eun Chang and Hyo-Jeong Yoon
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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.