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Canadian Journal of Nursing Research

Canadian Journal of Nursing Research


eISSN: 17057051 | ISSN: 08445621 | Current volume: 52 | Current issue: 3 Frequency: Quarterly
Canadian Journal of Nursing Research (CJNR), Canada’s leading journal in nursing research and scholarship published original research and scholarly manuscripts that are of special interest to nursing clinicians, educators, leaders, policy makers, and researchers, as well as other health care providers. CJNR is intended to serve both Canada and the international nursing community as a forum for the dissemination and communication of nursing knowledge and research. We therefore welcome submissions of research and other scholarly work from Canadian as well as international authors.

For CJNR pre-2016 archives, please go to http://www.mcgill.ca/cjnr/.

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A quarterly refereed peer-review publication, CJNR accepts quality quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-method manuscripts on a broad spectrum of topics that include, but are not limited to clinical, psychosocial, biological, educational, models of care, health services, and health systems research studies. CJNR also welcomes short research reports, systematic reviews, clinical and/or conceptual papers, current issues, editorials, and commentaries that are of special interest to nursing.

CJNR is intended to serve both Canada and the international nursing community as a forum for the dissemination and communication of nursing knowledge and research. We therefore welcome submissions of research and other scholarly work from Canadian as well as international authors.

Editor-in-Chief
Maher M. El-Masri, RN, PhD Professor and Director, The Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Ontario, Canada
Editorial Board
Joan Almost, RN, PhD Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Queen's University, Canada
Antonia Arnaert, RhD, RN McGill University, Ingram School of Nursing, Canada
Dave Clarke, PhD, MA, BSc (Hons), RGN/RSCN University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
Lisa Cranley, PhD, RN University of Toronto, Canada
Barbara Davies, PhD, RN University of Ottawa, Faculty of Health Sciences, Canada
Catherine Dingley, PhD, RN, FNP, FAAN University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA
Cheryl Forchuk, PhD, RN Western University, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing
Susan Fox-Wasylyshyn, PhD, RN University of Windsor, Faculty of Nursing, Canada
Michelle Freeman, PhD, RN University of Windsor, Canada
Diana L. Gustafson, PhD Memorial University, Faculty of Medicine, Health Sciences Centre, Canada
Nicole Letourneau Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Canada
Gail Low, RN, BSN, MA, PhD Associate Professor of Nursing, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
April Manuel, PhD, RN Memorial University if Newfoundland, Canada
Jacqueline Moss, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor and Assistant Dean Clinical Simulation and Technology, School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
Louise Racine, RN, BScN, MScN, PhD University of Saskatchewan, College of Nursing, Canada
Gayle Roux, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor & Dean, College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, University of North Dakota, ND, USA
Memnun Seven, PhD, RN Koç University, School of Nursing, Istanbul, Turkey
Rose Steele, PhD, RN York University, Faculty of Health, School of Nursing, Canada
Roberta L. Woodgate, PhD, RN University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Phil Woods, PhD, RPN, RMN University of Saskatchewan, College of Nursing, Canada
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    Canadian Journal of Nursing Research (CJNR), Canada’s leading journal in nursing research and scholarship, invites manuscripts of interest from nurse clinicians, educators, leaders, policy makers, and researchers, as well as other health care providers. CJNR is intended to serve both Canada and the international nursing community as a forum for the dissemination and communication of nursing knowledge and research. We therefore welcome submissions of research and other scholarly work from Canadian as well as international authors.

    A quarterly refereed peer-review publication, CJNR accepts quality quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-method manuscripts on a broad spectrum of topics that include, but are not limited to clinical, psychosocial, biological, educational, models of care, health services, and health systems research studies. CJNR also welcomes short research reports, systematic reviews, clinical and/or conceptual papers, current issues, editorials, and commentaries that are of special interest to nursing.

    Manuscripts will be acknowledged upon online submission. Each initial submission will be subject to initial vetting by the assigned handling editor to determine suitability of the work prior to subjecting it to blind peer-review by at least two reviewers. Authors who wish to explore the suitability of their work to the journal are encouraged to precede the submission with an email to the Editor-in-Chief at maher.elmasri@ryerson.ca with a description of the manuscript (please include an abstract).

    The following author guidelines are designed assist authors with the manuscript preparation and submission process. Manuscripts that do not conform to these guidelines will be returned to authors without further review; until revised by authors and deemed ready for peer-review.

    CJNR Author Guidelines (pdf)

    Click here to submit a manuscript online once you have reviewed the Author Guidelines: Submit a Manuscript.

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