The American Journal of Nursing (AJN), the oldest and largest nursing journal in the world, 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 the profession’s premier journal.

AJN's authors synthesize research, discussing its practical application in all settings in which nurses work. In addition, each issue features two or more articles that allow readers to obtain continuing education credit. AJN provides a vehicle for inquiry into important policies and professional issues, while offering a global perspective on nursing.

AJN's audience encompasses a cross section of nurses, as well as other health care professionals, journalists, and patients. The journal has received awards from Folio, the Association for Women in Communications, and the American Academy of Nursing, among others.

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