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 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: 2.662
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2017: 2/118 (Nursing (Science))
Online ISSN: 1547-5069

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Current Issue: May 2018
Volume 50, Issue 3
Pages 237–340


How Can We Disseminate Nursing Science More Effectively?
Susan Gennaro
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Behavioral Economics: A New Lens for Understanding Genomic Decision Making (with CE)
Scott Emory Moore PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, Holley H. Ulbrich PhD, Kenneth Hepburn PhD, FGSA, Bonnie Holaday PhD, RN, FAAN, Rachel Mayo PhD, Julia Sharp PhD, Rosanne H. Pruitt PhD, APRN, FNP-BC
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Journal of Nursing Scholarshipis pleased to offer readers the opportunity to earn credit for its continuing education articles by taking the post-test here. Free for Sigma members!

The Global Landscape of Nursing and Genomics
Kathleen A. Calzone PhD, RN, AGN-BC, FAAN Maggie Kirk PhD, BSc(Hons), RGN, Dip N, Cert. Counselling, SFHEA, FRCN Emma Tonkin PhD, BSc(Hons) Laurie Badzek LLM, JD, MS, RN, FAAN Caroline Benjamin PhD, MSc, BSc, RN, RGC Anna Middleton PhD, MSc, RGC
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Determinants of Quality of Life in Lung Cancer Patients
Hsiu-Yu Hung RN Li-Min Wu RN, PhD Kang-Pan Chen RN
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The Roles of Social Support and Health Literacy in Self‐Management Among Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease
Yu-Chi Chen PhD, RN Li-Chun Chang PhD, RN Chieh-Yu Liu PhD Ya-Fang Ho MSN, RN Shuo-Chun Weng MD Tzu-I Tsai PhD, RN
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Biomarkers as Common Data Elements for Symptom and Self-Management Science
Gayle G. Page PhD, RN, FAAN Elizabeth J. Corwin PhD, RN, FAAN Susan G. Dorsey PhD, RN, FAAN Nancy S. Redeker PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN Donna Jo McCloskey PhD, RN, FAAN Joan K. Austin PhD, RN, FAAN Barbara J. Guthrie PhD, RN, FAAN Shirley M. Moore PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN Debra Barton PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN Miyong T. Kim PhD, RN, FAAN Sharron L. Docherty PhD, PNP-BC, FAAN Drenna Waldrop-Valverde PhD Donald E. Bailey PhD, RN, FAAN Jr. Rachel F. Schiffman PhD, RN, FAAN Angela Starkweather PhD, ACNP-BC, CNRN, FAAN Teresa M. Ward RN, PhD Suzanne Bakken PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI Kathleen T. Hickey EdD, FNP, ANP, APNG, FAHA, FAAN Cynthia L. Renn PhD, RN, FAAN Patricia Grady PhD, RN, FAAN
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Children's Perceptions About the Quality of Pediatric Nursing Care: A Large Multicenter Cross‐Sectional Study
Dania Comparcini PhD, MSN, RN Valentina Simonetti PhD, MSN, RN Marco Tomietto PhD, MSN, RN Helena Leino-Kilpi PhD, RN, FEANS Tiina Pelander PhD, RN Giancarlo Cicolini PhD, MSN, RN
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A Systematic Review and Integration of Concept Analyses of Self-Care and Related Concepts
Maria Matarese MNS, RN Marzia Lommi PhD, RN Maria Grazia De Marinis MNS, RN Barbara Riegel PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
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The Relationship Among Change Fatigue, Resilience, and Job Satisfaction of Hospital Staff Nurses (with CE)
Robin Brown PhD, RN Howard Wey PhD, MS Kay Foland PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, CNP
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Journal of Nursing Scholarshipis pleased to offer readers the opportunity to earn credit for its continuing education articles by taking the post-test here. Free for Sigma members!


A National Survey Examining Manuscript Dissertation Formats Among Nursing PhD Programs in the United States
Janessa M. Graves PhD, MPH Julie Postma RN, PhD Janet R. Katz RN, PhD Leanne Kehoe Eileen Swalling MA Celestina Barbosa-Leiker PhD
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Case Studies of Interprofessional Education Initiatives From Five Countries
Tracy Levett-Jones PhD, MEd & Work, BN, RN, DipAppSc(Nursing) Teresa Burdett PhD, PGDipAP, MSc, BSc(Hons), DPSN, FHEA, RGN, RMN, RHV Yeow Leng Chow PhD, MSc, RN, RMN, Dip(N), Dip(Nur Edu) Lisbeth Jönsson PhD, RSCN Kathie Lasater EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN Launa Rae Mathews MS, RN Margaret McAllister EdD, MEd, BA, DipAppSc(Nursing) Alison Pooler PhD, MSc(Health), BSc(Hons), RGN, RNT, PGCHPE, V200, V300 Stephen Tee DClinP, MA, PGCEA, BA, DPSN, RMN, PFHEA, NTF Jonas Wihlborg MsN, RN, PEN
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Quality of Author Guidelines in Nursing Journals
Marilyn H. Oermann PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN Leslie H. Nicoll PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN Peggy L. Chinn PhD, RN, FAAN Jamie L. Conklin MSLIS Midori McCarty MA Sathya Amarasekara MS
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Wiley has completely redesigned and relaunched their Online Library, and we invite you to visit the all-new JNS and Worldviews pages. We'll be tweaking and improving the new website in the coming weeks and months, so check back often to see what's new!

Call for Papers for Special JNS Issue: Health and Conflict Situations
JNS invites authors to submit original research manuscripts on health and conflict situations. Also requested are submissions for reviews that address how conflict situations influence health and nursing care. More details can be found on the JNS Call for Papers page.

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