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JCN Continuing Education Tests Move Online

Beginning with this issue, 32.1, JCN CE testing will only be available online at The online option allows readers to gain immediate access to tests, complete their CE, and obtain test results and their certificate. No waiting on the mail for needed CE documentation!


If you prefer to read your CE tests on paper you can still access any test at in the specific volume and issue in which the CE article appeared. Look for the article title under the large header, "CE Connection." The test will be free. Open the pdf, print the test, and complete your answers before you take the test online!


JCN offers a distinct blend of clinical and professional content with an underlying spiritual emphasis. CE for the specialty practice of faith community nursing is available, along with unique CE on spiritual care and healthcare/medical missions. Two online tests are offered with each quarterly issue of JCN; over 90 contact hours are available!


Online CE may be obtained through NursingCenter's CEConnection features high-quality CE offerings that meet all recertification requirements and individual license renewal needs. After registering, you can save CE in your planner to take later, save tests in-progress, and access all past tests and certificates-a great way to track your CE!


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Stories Wanted

Consider sharing a short story of answered prayer at work or miraculous situations you have seen in your nursing practice. Stories are powerful illustrations. Not a writer but have a great story? Please submit, and we will work with you to help your story reflect God's glory. Word count limit is 700 words. See additional author guidelines at under "Instructions for Authors."


Contact the editorial office for assistance or additional information.


Column Submissions Requested

Writing a column is a great entry point for nurses who know they are good nurses but aren't so sure about writing. JCN's regular column authors provide solid information in each quarterly issue. Some of these authors began by submitting a single submission. Who knows. Maybe there is a future column author emerging from your writings. We'd love to hear your insights, experiences, and nursing application via a column submission. Consider one of the following:


Practicinga personal nursing experience with a lesson/outcomeStudent TXTfrom students about their educational experienceCalled to Teachoffers inspiration, ideas, encouragement for educatorsFAQs in Spiritual Careasks/offers insight on a spiritual care questionAdvanced Practice Nursingdiscusses an aspect of advanced practiceChristian Ethicsdiscusses an ethical issue in nursingNursing in the Church send parish nursing ideas/stories to In Retrospect presents a person/event/experience from nursing history and makes application to nursing today


Word count limit is 700 words. Find additional author guidelines at All manuscripts must be submitted online through the journal's Editorial Manager website.


Coming soon in JCN


* Claiming the Church's Role in Promoting Health, Healing, and Wholeness


* Personal and System Interventions to Reduce Compassion Fatigue


* Transformative Learning Theory: A Christian Nurse's Perspective


* What is BOOP? Lessons Learned in Silence


* Medical Futility/Treatment Decisions at End-of-Life


* Faith Community Nursing: Resources for Practice


* Spiritual Care Practices and Nurses' Faith in Their Effectiveness


IMPORTANT NOTICE: We love feedback and receiving your letters! Write to us at In order to publish your letter in JCN, you must complete a Copyright Transfer Form (CTA). Find the form at Click on "Copyright Transfer PDF." Complete and email the CTA to with your letter; email or call 608.846.8560 for assistance.