Editor-in-Chief: V. Susan Carroll, MS, RN-BC, SCRN
ISSN: 0888-0395
Online ISSN: 1945-2810
Frequency: 6 issues per year
Impact Factor: .815
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Summer is here .. not quite the dog days yet but warm, humid and a great time to consider writing or reviewing for JNN. We are always looking for new authors (a first-time author is eligible for a writing award presented annually during the AANN conference) and for individuals willing to review manuscripts. Reviewing is a way to share your expertise with peers. This website includes a brief educational presentation on reviewing that might spark your interest. We also include a tutorial for new reviewers on the Editorial Manager site. If interested, just contact me via email.
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