Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

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Edited By: Charon Pierson

Impact Factor: 1.017

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 48/109 (Nursing (Social Science)); 51/111 (Nursing (Science)); 71/88 (Health Care Sciences & Services)

Online ISSN: 2327-6924

Overview


The Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP) is a monthly peer-reviewed professional journal that serves as the official publication of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  Published since 1989, the JAANP is designed to serve the needs of nurse practitioners and other health care professionals who have a major interest in primary health care. The JAANP publishes timely original, peer-reviewed articles addressing clinical practice, clinical management, health policy, research, education and other issues affecting nurse practitioners and other primary health care providers.


Aims and Scope


The Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP) is a monthly peer-reviewed professional journal that serves as the official publication of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Published since 1989, the JAANP provides a strong clinical focus with articles related to primary, secondary, and tertiary care, nurse practitioner education, health policy, ethics and ethical issues, and health care delivery. The journal publishes original research, integrative/comprehensive reviews, case studies, a variety of topics in clinical practice, and theory-based articles related to patient and professional education. Although the majority of nurse practitioners function in primary care, there is an increasing focus on the provision of care across all types of systems from acute to long-term care settings.


Readership


Nurse practitioners (NPs) have graduate, advanced education, with master’s degrees or doctorates and are nationally certified in their specialty areas. Among their many services, NPs order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests, diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, infections and injuries, prescribe medications and other treatments and manage a patient’s care. AANP represents the interests of the more than 205,000 NPs licensed in the U. S. today.


Keywords


nursing, practitioners, health care, clinical, practice


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