Journal of Neuroscience Nursing

Delivering the Latest Evidence in Neuroscience Clinical Practice

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The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing (JNN), produced by AANN and published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, provides clinically applicable evidence-based research and has a total circulation of more than 5,400. JNN is an AANN membership benefit and members receive six print issues per year as well as online access at any time.

At a time of rapid evolution in the care of patients with neurological disorders, neuroscience nurses are making unique contributions to the scientific basis of clinical practice, and AANN is reinvigorating our commitment to these practitioners and our readers. JNN is a reference material maintained and bound yearly by hospitals, libraries, and universities for use and reuse by persons in all areas of the medical field. JNN received its first Impact Factor rating of .78 in 2010. The current Impact Factor is 2.3. Regular oversight of JNN is managed by the JNN Editorial Board

Delivers the latest evidence in neuroscience practice and research.

The JNN promotes excellence, innovation, and leadership in patient care outcomes through the dissemination of evidence-based neuroscience nursing knowledge. 

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