Editor-in-Chief: Susan L. Bindon, DNP, RN-BC and Kari L. Schmidt, MS, RN-BC, Co-Editors
ISSN: 2169-9798
Online ISSN: 2169-981X
Frequency: 6 issues / year
From the Editor
The July/August issue of the JNPD has something for everyone! I’d like to highlight the columns first. Our newest one, Ask an Expert, debuts this month and features one of our best and brightest, Dr. Bette Case di Leonardi. A different expert will be featured in each issue, discussing various aspects of the NPD role. Joyce Johnson outlines a strategy to address the often heard comment “but no one ever told me” in her Administration column, and Mary Holtschneider offers a helpful perspective on simulation, suggesting that is really is all about us! The continuing education (CE) article this month focuses on bedside report as a way to improve satisfaction all around. The feature articles cover a lot of ground, from the issue of incivility from Danque and colleagues, to an excellent piece on nurses’ knowledge related to caring for patients with complex insulin needs by Wakefield and Wilson. Two articles target competencies; Strong et al. project nursing competencies of the future, while Overman, Hauver, McKay, and Aucoin present ideas for maintaining float nurse competencies. Two pieces on nurse residencies, one for new grads and one for experienced nurses, round out the issue. We’ve just returned from the Association of Nursing Professional Development’s (ANPD) annual convention, and are so impressed with the creativity, scholarship, and skills of NPD nurses. Ideas flowed at the “Writing for Publication” workshop, the concurrent sessions, and the poster venue. Oh, the talent! We look forward to seeing some of those ideas as future JNPD manuscripts. We hope you enjoy this issue and the rest of your summer!

Susan L. Bindon, DNP, RN-BC Co-Editor
Coming Soon!

This section lists articles that will be published in upcoming issues of JNPD.  Note also those included under the Published Ahead of Print Tab.

Nurses' Self-Efficacy and Academic Degree Advancement

The Research Process and Simulation in Nursing:  What It Is and What It Is Not

Testing the Effects of a Pharmaceutical Program on Fall Rates in the Elderly

Enhancing Nurses' Knowledge Regarding the Complex Care of Hospitalized Patients on Insulin

Improving Client and Nurse Satisfaction through the Utilization of Bedside Report


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