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NEP Special Summit 2020 Issue: Call for Manuscripts

Submission Deadline: January 1, 2020 

Nursing Education Perspectives is planning a special issue recognizing the 10-year anniversary of the Future of Nursing report for the September/October 2020 issue. The guest editor is Susan Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation senior advisor for nursing and director, Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action.

We are seeking nursing education research studies focused on achieving success and meeting challenges to realize the Future of Nursing recommendations. 

Suggestions include research on:

  • Preparing and enabling nursing students and graduates to lead change in health care
  • Design of educational systems that implement efficient and cost-effective programs of learning
  • Residency programs that facilitate transition into new clinical areas
  • Nurse educator preparation to build cutting-edge competence in practice, teaching, and research
  • Building learning environments that foster interprofessional collaboration and practice
  • Partnerships to recruit and advance diverse nursing students
  • Academic pathways, beyond articulation agreements, that promote seamless

    access for nurses to higher levels of education

  • Educating for community-focused health care delivery

We are also seeking pilot studies for the journal’s Research Briefs section, and innovative pedagogical strategies in the Innovation Center that fit this call.

Please review our Author Guidelines and submit your manuscript no later than January 1, 2020.

Be sure to note in the MANUSCRIPT COMMENT box that your submission is intended for this special September/October 2020 issue.