The American Journal of Nursing (AJN) is "the profession's journal," serving as the voice of nursing since 1900. AJN is an award-winning, peer-reviewed, monthly journal publishing a broad range of highly readable articles. With coverage of evidence-based clinical practice and incisive news analysis, trenchant commentary and original research, heart-felt reflection and hands-on nursing, AJN is nursing's premier journal. AJN was named as one of 100 Most Influential Journals in Biology & Medicine over the last 100 Years—the only nursing journal included. (BioMedical & Life Sciences Division (DBIO) of the Special Libraries Association (SLA).
AJN's authors synthesize research, discussing its practical application in all settings in which nurses work. In addition, each issue features articles that allow readers to obtain continuing education credit. AJN provides nurses with thought-provoking news and commentaries designed to help them become clinical leaders who are knowledgeable and prepared to respond to the challenges they confront in their daily practice.
AJN's diverse audience encompasses a cross section of nurses, as well as other health care professionals, journalists, patients, and the general public. The journal has received awards from Folio, the Association for Women in Communications, the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors, the Association of Health Care Journalists, and the American Academy of Nursing, among others.
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