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Welcome to IJONC

"The Journal is open access from 2020 " Print-ISSN:2320-8643, Electronic - ISSN: 2320-8651, Frequency: Half yearly (2 issues per volume)
About the Journal

International Journal of Nursing Care is a double blind peer reviewed indexed international journal which has commenced its publication from January 2013. The journal is half yearly in frequency. The journal covers all aspects of nursing care. The journal has been assigned ISSN 2320-8643 (Print Version) and ISSN 2320-8651 (Online Version). The journal is indexed in many international data bases.

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open acces.

Aim and scope of Journal


    We welcome original research articles, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, clinical practice guidelines, case studies, educational innovations, and policy analyses that contribute to the advancement of nursing science, practice, education, and policy. The journal aims to foster collaboration, innovation, and evidence-based practice in nursing to improve patient outcomes and healthcare delivery worldwide


    The scope of the journal encompasses a wide range of topics, including but not limited to:

    1. Clinical Nursing Practice: Original research and clinical studies focusing on evidence-based nursing interventions, patient care outcomes, nursing assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation across various healthcare settings and patient populations.

    2. Nursing Education and Professional Development: Research on nursing education pedagogy, curriculum development, clinical teaching strategies, simulation-based training, continuing education, and professional development programs for nurses at all levels of practice.

    3. Nursing Management and Leadership: Studies on nursing leadership styles, management practices, organizational behavior, workforce planning, staffing models, nursing workforce issues, and strategies to promote nurse retention, job satisfaction, and career advancement.

    4. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: Investigations into nursing roles and responsibilities in health promotion, disease prevention, population health management, health behavior change, and community-based interventions to improve health outcomes.

    5. Patient Safety and Quality Improvement: Research on nursing contributions to patient safety initiatives, quality improvement projects, adverse event reporting systems, medication safety, infection control, and risk management strategies in healthcare settings.

    6. Evidence-Based Practice and Research Utilization: Studies on the implementation of evidence-based nursing practice, research utilization strategies, knowledge translation, barriers to evidence-based practice adoption, and innovations in evidence synthesis and dissemination.

    7. Advanced Practice Nursing: Original research and clinical studies focusing on advanced practice nursing roles, including nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse anesthetists, and nurse midwives, with an emphasis on role effectiveness, scope of practice, and outcomes.

    8. Nursing Ethics and Legal Issues: Investigations into ethical dilemmas faced by nurses, informed consent, patient autonomy, confidentiality, end-of-life care, healthcare disparities, healthcare equity, and legal issues related to nursing practice and healthcare delivery.

    9. Interprofessional Collaboration and Team-Based Care: Research on interprofessional collaboration, teamwork, communication strategies, and collaborative practice models to enhance patient-centered care, interdisciplinary care coordination, and healthcare teamwork effectiveness.

    10. Global Health Nursing: Studies focusing on nursing contributions to global health initiatives, international nursing practice, cross-cultural nursing care, disaster nursing, humanitarian aid, and healthcare delivery in resource-limited settings.

    Important Information
    1. Manuscript Submission fee - There is no fee for manuscript submission. Manuscript can be submitted any time. Submission is always open
    2. Manuscript Processing Charges- We charge for manuscript processing from authors. Authors must pay charges only if the article is accepted for publication. The charges are per article. If some author does not want to pay, he can withdraw his article.

    3. Important Information
    4. 1. India and SAARC countries- Indian Rupees 1000/-
    5. 2. Rest of world - US $100
    6. Rebate / waiver policy Editor can give rebate/ wave off charges depending on author’s status like student, no funding from any source, research from developing countries or research of exceptional status. Please write to Editor giving justification for rebate. Editor‘s decision is final and binding.

      Digital archiving Policy- the issues of the journal are archived into PKP PN (Public Knowledge Project), LOCKSS and CLOCKSS Review Policy for articles- The journal follows double blind peer review policy for all articles. Once the article is received, it is forwarded to our two reviewers after removing names of authors and their affiliations. Authors are also not informed names of reviewers. Reviewers send their comments in due course of time and these comments/ queries are forwarded to authors to make corrections or offer explanations. Once the reviewers are satisfied with corrections in manuscripts or explanations given by authors, authors are conveyed the decision of acceptance of article. If author/s refuses to make corrections as suggested by reviewers, manuscript is rejected for publication.

      Plagiarism checking policy- The journal has zero tolerance policy for plagiarism. We regularly use software Dupli checker for detection of plagiarism.

      Licensing Policy Articles in International Journal of Nursing Care are Open Access articles which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work and source is properly cited.

      Copyright Policy Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:-1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication 2.Authors continue to retain publishing rights to the article without restrictions.

      Our Contact Info:
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      Sector- 32, Noida - 201 301 (Uttar Pradesh)


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