Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing

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Editor-in-Chief: Nancy A. Ryan-Wenger

Impact Factor: 0.923

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 58/109 (Nursing (Social Science)); 61/111 (Nursing (Science)); 97/120 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 1744-6155


Aims and Scope

Linking science and practice by publishing evidence-based information on pediatric nursing and answering the question, 'How might this information affect nursing practice?'

The Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing (JSPN) is the international evidence-based practice journal for nurses who specialize in the care of children and families. JSPN bridges the gap between research and practice by publishing peer-reviewed reliable, clinically relevant, and readily applicable evidence. The journal integrates the best evidence with pediatric nurses' passion for achieving the best outcomes. The journal values interdisciplinary perspectives and publishes a wide variety of peer-reviewed papers on clinically relevant topics.


National and international, serving pediatric nurses working in clinical settings, home health care, research, drug trials, nurse management positions and teaching in academic institutions


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