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The Journal for Nurse Practitioners

Cover Image - The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Volume 18, Issue 10
JNP: The Journal for Nurse Practitioners offers high-quality, peer-reviewed clinical articles, original research, continuing education, and departments that help practitioners excel as providers of primary and acute care across the lifespan. Each issue meets their practice needs and encourages discussion and feedback with thought-provoking articles on controversial issues and topics. JNP supports advocacy by demonstrating the role that policy plays in shaping practice and delivering outcomes. The journal is an official publication of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and also is affiliated with the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners.

The journal is published 10 times per year and included in Scopus, CINAHL, and the Journal Citation Reports published by Clarivate.

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About AANP

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The Journal for Nurse Practitioners is an official publication of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

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About ACNP

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The Journal for Nurse Practitioners is an official publication of the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners.



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JNP Editors

Editor in Chief Julee Waldrop

Associate Editor Courtney Pitts

Associate Editor Leslie Davis

The Marilyn Edmunds JNP Writing Award

The Journal for Nurse Practitioners is proud to announce the Marilyn Edmunds JNP Writing Award, which honors excellence in writing and encourages writing for publication.

Congratulations to Christina Rariden, Lee SmithBattle, Jee Hye Yoo, Nancy Cibulka, and Deborah Loman for their article “Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences: Literature Review and Practice Implications” in the January 2021 issue.

This annual award was established in 2019 in recognition of Marilyn Edmunds, PhD, AGNP, FAANP, who was the founding editor and served as editor in chief from 2004-2018. All full-length manuscripts published in JNP during a calendar year are eligible (excluding those written by editors or editorial board members). Contact the editor in chief at [email protected] for details.

Reviewer of the Year

CCongratulations to Kenneth Miller, PhD, C-FNP, for his exemplary service as a peer reviewer.

ANCC-Accredited CE Activities Policy

All ANCC-accredited CE activities must be completed online in the JNP CE site.

This policy does not apply to AANP-accredited activities, which still must be taken at the AANP CE Center.

Editorial Board Achievements

  • Associate Editor Courtney Pitts, DNP, MPH, FNP-BC, FAANP, has been appointed to a four-year tern with the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice. The Council advises the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services and the US Congress on policy issues related to Title VIII programs.
  • Associate Editor Leslie L. Davis, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP, FACC, FAHA, FPCNA, has been inducted into the American Academy of Nursing as a Fellow.

  • Theresa P. Yeo, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC, ACNP-BC, AOCNP-BC, has been named the 2021 Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner of the Year. The annual award is presented by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation. She is an adjunct associate professor in the Jefferson College of Nursing and internal chair of advisory board of the Jefferson Center for Injury Research & Prevention.

    Dr. Yeo also has been inducted as a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

  • Susie Adams, PhD, RN, PMHNP, FAANP, FAAN, professor at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, was inducted into the University of Kentucky College of Nursing Hall of Fame. She also was recognized as the 2019 Psychiatric Nurse of the Year by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.

  • Leslie L. Davis, NP, PhD, FACC, has been recognized as a Distinguished Associate by the American College of Cardiology. The 2021 awardees represent a diverse group of individuals around the globe who are tangibly helping to transform cardiovascular care and improve the heart health of patients worldwide.

Denise M. Linton

Denise M. Linton, DNS, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP, won first place in the adult primary care category of the AJN 2020 Book of Year Awards for her book Portable RN: The All in One Nursing Reference, 5th Edition

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