Editor-in-Chief: Kimberly McIltrot, DNP, CPNP, CWOCN
Online ISSN: 2332-0249
Frequency: Quarterly


 Attention New & Experienced Authors

 JPSN is currently seeking manuscripts


Topics to consider:

  Research  Leadership/Management
 Case Studies  Quality Improvement
 International  Wound/Ostomies
 Trauma/Burn  Peri-Operative
 Neonatal  Obesity







For more information or to send a query about a potential topic, email Kimberly McIltrot, Editor-in-Chief, at jpsneditor@gmail.com.

Please also review the Information for Authors and visit the JPSN Editorial Manager to submit your manuscript.   


Current Issue Highlights


APSNA 24th Annual Scientific Meeting

April 27-30, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, FL 



 Official Journal of The    American Pediatric  Surgical Nurses   Association


Missed the 2014 Scientific Conference?

Here's your opportunity to enjoy 6 sessions...

As a continuation of our APSNA and NAPNAP collaboration, we have six pre-assembled, archived APSNA 2014 Scientific Conference presentations on PNPSourCE; NAPNAP's online learning management system. APSNA is displaying the PNPSourCE Logo on the APSNA website (www.napnapce.org). The courses are available for free for 2014 APSNA Conference attendees and a nominal fee for member non-attendees; other fees will apply for non-APSNA members and non-NAPNAP members. The following courses will be offered:

1. Publishing, Posters, Presentations: Where to Start and How to Reach Your Goal, Nancy Browne, MS, PNP-BC, CBN; Lynne D. Farber, MSN, CPNP; Carmel McComiskey, DNP, PCPNP, CPNP-AC; Jeannette Zerpa, MSN, ARNP, PNP-BC; Raji Koppolu, RN, MS, CPNP; Kimberly Haus Mciltrot, DNP,CPNP, CWOCN; Pam Pieper, PhD, ARNP, PPCNP-BC

2. Home post-operative pain management: Unexpected outcomes, Renee Manworren, PhD, APRN, BC, PCNS-BC, Connecticut Children's Medical Center

3. A Collaborative Approach to Caring for Patients with Complex Esophageal Disorders, Marilyn M. Stoops, MSN, CNP, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

4. The Critically Ill Pediatric Surgical Patient, Hillary Collyer, MSN, CPNP, CCRN, Hasbro's Children's Hospital, Providence, RI

5. Challenging Case Studies – Audience Response System, Jeannette Zerpa, MSN, ARNP, PNP-BC, Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL; Pilonidal Disease – Teri Coha, MSN, APN, CWOCN, Children's Memorial Hospital, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Chicago, IL; Trauma – Fran T. Gill-Appiott, MSN, CPNP-AC/PC, Nemours/Albert I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE; Appendicitis – Lizabeth J. Wallace, MS, CPNP, AC/PC, College of Medicine University of Illinois Medical; Neonatal – Pam Jones, MSN, PNP, Surgery PNP, WOCN, Children's Hospital & Research Center, Oakland, California

6. Transition Challenges in Chronic Care: Examples from Children with Intestinal Failure, Stacee Lerret, PhD, RN, CPNP-AC/PC, CCTC, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Neil Ead, MSN, CPNP, Hasbro Children's Hospital

2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards

Nursing Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient, Third Edition by Nancy Tkacz Browne, Laura M. Flanigan, Carmel A. McComiskey, and Pam Pieper was awarded second place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards.