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 25th Annual Scientific Meeting


25th Annual APSNA Scientific Conference
“APSNA at 25 years: Honoring the Past, Treasuring the Present and Shaping the Future”

Dates: Thurs., May 12 – Sun., May 15, 2016
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
San Diego, CA

Special Sessions at the 2016 Conference:

Preconference Workshop: Trauma – Thurs., May 12, 2016 – 1pm- 5pm
25th Anniversary Celebration – Fri., May 13, 2016
Joint APSA/APSNA Session: Obesity – Sun., May 15, 2016 – 2-4pm

Registration will open in early 2016


Day of Giving to APSNA

This year we are giving you special opportunity to donate to the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association on Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2015. 

Can’t wait? Go to www.apsna.org and Donate Today!! APSNA is a 501C3 non-profit organization and thus your contribution is tax deductible.

APSNA Grants

Looking to further your professional career! Apply for one of the APSNA grants  -- the purpose of the APSNA grants is to help APSNA members further their professional goals whether by education or research.

2016 Call for Abstracts

APSNA’s Conference Planning Committee is now accepting abstracts for the 25th Annual Scientific Conference to be held May 12-15, 2016, at Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, in San Diego, California.
Abstract submissions addressing research, practice innovation, and outcomes related to care of the pediatric surgical patient may now be submitted via APSNA’s online abstract submission system.  The educational content should be relevant to those who care for the pediatric surgical patient across the continuum of care (e.g., advanced practice registered nurses, bedside nurses, clinic nurses, operating room nurses). We are accepting general session, podium/short oral, poster, and roundtable discussion abstracts. Case study submissions related to the care of the pediatric trauma patient are requested for the Preconference Trauma workshop. 
Detailed instructions, guidelines, and application links are available online at www.apsna.org.

Nursing Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient

Nursing Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient, Third Edition

This is the first book to address all aspects of pediatric general surgery from a nursing perspective. Appropriate for nurses in pediatric surgery departments, student nurses interested in pediatric surgery, and nurse managers, this book packages all aspects of the pediatric surgical nurse's job into one comprehensive reference. It was also awarded second place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards.


 Official Journal of The American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association

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