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About the Journal

The purpose of Clinical Nurse Specialist™: The International Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice is to disseminate outcomes of clinical nurse specialist practice, to foster continued development o fthe clinical nurse specialist role, and to highlight clinical nurse specialist contributions to advancing nursing practice and health policy globally. Objectives of the journal are: 1. Disseminate knowledge about clinical nurse specialist competencies and the education and regulation of practice; 2. Communicate outcomes of clinical nurse specialist practice on quality, safety, and cost of nursing and health services across the continuum of care; 3. Promote evidence-based practice and innovation in the transformation of nursing and health policy for the betterment of the public welfare; 4. Foster intra-professional and interdisciplinary dialogue addressing nursing and health services for specialty populations in diverse care settings adn cultures.

Clinical Nurse Specialist is the official journal of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists.

Publication & Editorial Staff Contacts

Senior Publisher
Kathleen M. Phelan

Vice President
Jennifer E. Brogan

Continuing Education and Conferences

Karen E. Innocent, MS, APRN, BC, CRNP, CMSRN

Senior Marketing Manager
Christen Melcher

Career, Education, and Events Advertising
North/East: Mike Rusch, Field Sales Rep, 215-521-8404

South/East: Linda Barta, Regional Sales Manager, 800-237-1342

West: Michaela Taylor, Advertising Sales Rep, 415-603-9197

Translation, Rights & Licensing
Silvia Serra

LWW Business Offices
Two Commerce Square
2001 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-521-8300

Janet S. Fulton, PhD, RN

Editorial Offices
1111 Middle Drive, #414
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5107
Phone: 317-278-1848 (Assistant)
317-274-2421 (Direct)
Fax: 317-278-1856