Public Health Nursing

Cover image for Vol. 31 Issue 4

Edited By: Patricia J Kelly, PhD, MPH, APRN

Impact Factor: 0.78

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 62/104 (Nursing (Social Science)); 65/106 (Nursing (Science)); 135/161 (Public Environmental & Occupational Health)

Online ISSN: 1525-1446

Overview


Public Health Nursing publishes empirical research reports, program evaluations, and case reports focused on populations at risk across the lifespan. The journal also prints articles related to developments in practice, education of public health nurses, theory development, methodological innovations, legal, ethical, and public policy issues in public health, and the history of public health nursing throughout the world. While the primary readership of the Journal is North American, the journal is expanding its mission to address global public health concerns of interest to nurses.


Aims and Scope


Public Health Nursing aims to provide worldwide access to timely research and practice features of use to public health nurses, administrators, and educators in the field of public health nursing.

Its scope is the range of population-based concerns and interventions in which nurses are involved. The journal emphasizes scholarship on vulnerable populations. Articles include research studies, program evaluations, practice concepts, and educational features published with the goal of replication and development, and theory, education, methods, policy, and ethical and legal papers that stimulate discussion and public debate. Authors from all disciplines are invited to submit manuscripts relevant to public health nursing. Authors who have questions about the appropriateness of a manuscript for publication in this journal are encouraged to communicate with the Editors prior to submission.


Keywords


nursing, public health, journal, article, review, community, primary care, clinic, nurse, education,


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