Public Health Nursing

Public Health Nursing

Publishes empirical research reports, program evaluations, and case reports focused on populations at risk across the lifespan. The journal also prints articles related to developments in practice, education of public health nurses, theory development, methodological innovations, legal, ethical, and public policy issues in public health, and the history of public health nursing throughout the world. While the primary readership of the Journal is North American, the journal is expanding its mission to address global public health concerns of interest to nurses.

Public Health Nursing aims to provide worldwide access to timely research and practice features of use to public health nurses, administrators, and educators in the field of public health nursing.

Its scope is the range of population-based concerns and interventions in which nurses are involved. The journal emphasizes scholarship on vulnerable populations. Articles include research studies, program evaluations, practice concepts, and educational features published with the goal of replication and development, and theory, education, methods, policy, and ethical and legal papers that stimulate discussion and public debate.

Publishing frequency: Bi-Monthly

Author Fee: 
Yes, for open access availability
Open Access: 
Hybrid
Format: 
Online
Print
Indexed In: 
CABI
EBSCO
Medline
PubMed
Scopus
Social Sciences Citation Index
Impact Factor 2017: 
1.163
Topic Category: 
Nursing