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About the Journal

Journal for Nurses in Professional Development (JNPD) is a specialized source of information for professional staff development and patient educators in all healthcare settings. The journal provides these educators with information on planning, implementing, and evaluating educational activities; administration of professional development departments; research in the specialty; technological or other innovations; and issues in professional development and patient education that may influence the field. Original articles focus on issues affecting professional staff development in hospitals and other healthcare facilities as well as the latest innovations in education, research, and technology; educating nursing and other hospital staff; competence assessment; developing, implementing, and evaluating program effectiveness; and computer-aided instruction. Continuing education contact hours are available in each issue.

Member Benefit of the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD).

Indexing: Journal for Nurses in Professional Development is cited in Cumulative Index to Nursing Administration and Health Literature (CINAHL), EBSCO A-Z, EMBASE, Ex Libris, HINARI, JournalGuide, MEDLINE, ProQuest, PubMed, Scopus, and TDNet.

Publication & Editorial Staff Contacts

Senior Publisher
Mercedes Simoncelli

Vice President, Journal Publishing
Jennifer E. Brogan

Director, Continuing Education
and Conferences
Karen E. Innocent, MS, APRN, BC, CRNP, CMSRN

Marketing Manager
Danielle Beren

Production Editor
Emily Janelli

Production Coordinator
Pat Lankford

Product Advertising
Sue Ryan

Career, Education and Events Advertising
Monique McLaughlin (East)
215-521-8468 |

Laury Chervil-Gilles (West)
646-674-6322 |

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2001 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Kathleen Burke, PhD, RN-BC, CENP, FAAN
Corporate Director, Nursing Professional Development and Innovation
CoDirector, Continuing Interprofessional Education
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Advanced Senior Lecturer
School of Nursing
Senior Fellow, Leonard David Institute of Health Economics
University of Pennsylvania

Editorial Coordinator
Patrick Wall