Editor-in-Chief: Angela L. Borger, DNP, FNP, DNC
ISSN: 1945-760X
Online ISSN: 1945-7618
Frequency: 6 issues per year


Clinical Spotlight:

Acne Vulgaris/Rosacea


Deadline for Papers: March 1, 2015


The identification, management and treatment of both Acne Vulgaris and Acne Rosacea continue to be of clinical significance to those involved in the care of dermatology patients. This Clinical Spotlight will be focused on presenting dermatology nurses of various levels of academic preparation and practice environments with a comprehensive and up-to-date review of Acne Vulgaris and Acne Rosacea, including diagnosis, management, social and clinical considerations for treatment, as well as reviewing the standards of care, including pharmacological interventions, for our patients.  Read more...

Manuscripts are due  March 1, 2015 to the JDNA’s Managing Editor (melissaderby@charter.net) to be uploaded for peer review. Please also review the Information for Authors and visit the JDNA Editorial Manager for more information.

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Call for Authors and Reviewers

Authors Wanted

DNA members, who comprise a wide variety of healthcare professionals (medical assistants, LPNs, RNs, NPs, and PAs), and others who are dedicated to patients with dermatologic needs, are encouraged to participate by contributing articles related to the practice of dermatology and dermatologic surgery.

Editorial Board members and the editor mentor new authors, and work with DNA members who might wish to develop a lecture, presentation, or paper into a JDNA article. Experienced authors are also invited to contact the editor, as they develop potential topics and formats for submissions. Please visit the JDNA Editorial Manager site for more information or to submit a manuscript. To contact the managing editor directly, please email melissaderby@charter.net. For a list of potential manuscript topics, please see the JDNA List of Topics for Manuscripts 2014. Also, here's a good read to help you get started: Write! Writing for Publication as a Reasonable Endeavor.

Reviewers Wanted

The JDNA is a peer-reviewed journal. The JDNA's panel of reviewers assists the editor and authors as manuscripts move through the review process. To learn more about becoming a reviewer, please review the JDNA Peer Reviewer Guidelines. If you are interested in serving as a reviewer, please contact the managing editor at melissaderby@charter.net. Also, take a few minutes to hear from the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 'Reviewer of the Year' award recipients. Listen to these podcasts from expert reviewers and learn how to give a thorough and high quality review!

PLEASE NOTE: There will be system maintenance on Saturday, February 28, 2015 [11pm to 9am EST; 10PM to 8am CST; 8pm to 6am PST]. During this time this journal site will be unavailable as well as certain iPad features . Thank you for your patience during this time.

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Conferences, workshops, and webinars

DNA's 33rd Annual Convention 


April 23-26, 2015
Las Vegas, Nevada 


DNA's Phototherapy Workshops 

February 7, 2015: Philadelphia, PA

February 28, 2015: Raleigh, NC

April 23, 2015: Las Vegas, NV

2015 JDNA Writing Awards

Write, be published, and you could win an award!

Awards will be offered in 3 categories:
• Best clinical article
• Best research article
• People's Choice Award

Use our online submission process to submit your article. All manuscripts published in JDNA in 2015 will be eligible for consideration. There will be one $250 prize for each category, to be awarded at the 2016 annual DNA conference.

If you have any questions, please contact Angela L. Borger, DNP, FNP, DNC, at alborger@aol.com.

Please visit the JDNA Editorial Manager site for more information or to submit a manuscript.


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