Contemporary Nurse (ISSN 1037-6178) is an independently published, peer-reviewed journal designed to increase nursing skills, knowledge and communication, assist in professional development and to enhance educational standards by publishing stimulating, informative and useful articles on a range of issues influencing professional nursing research, teaching and practice.
Contemporary Nurse is the preferred Asia-Pacific forum for nursing educators, researchers and professionals who require high-quality, peer-reviewed research, research methods, literature review on emerging research fronts, clinical papers, perspectives & protocols, community & family health, cross-cultural research, recruitment, retention, education, training and practitioner perspectives.
SSCI Impact Factor (5-Year): 0.950 (2013); 0.883 (2012)
Cited SSCI (2-Y) SSCI (5-Yr) SJR SNIP Bibliodata
2013 0.651 0.950 CDNM Rank B
2012 0.439 0.883
2011 0.667 0.417 0.856
2010 0.442 0.319 0.461
2009 0.497 0.274 0.552
Contemporary Nurse publishes original research, feature research articles, clinical practice and topic reviews relevant to nursing research, literature reviews, book reviews, methodology articles, clinical vignettes, student papers, exemplars and polemical articles.
Contributions to Contemporary Nurse should follow the journal's Submission Guidelines.
General issues with feature articles on nurse education and research are alternated with special issues on topics of emerging interest.
A subscription to Contemporary Nurse includes Advances in Contemporary Nursing (ISSN 1832-9861) a special issue subseries.
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Advances in Contemporary Nursing
Advances in Contemporary Nursing (ISSN 1832-9861) is a special issue subseries dedicated to Advances in topic areas of central interest to contemporary nursing. Advances in Contemporary Nursing is available in annual separate sets of 4 volumes.
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- International Nursing Index
- DEST Register of Refereed Journals
- Ulrich's Periodicals' Directory
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Deadline for submissions: 1st October 2014
Publishing in June 2015 as Vol 51/1