Elsevier Selected to Publish the Official Journal of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing: Journal of Nursing Regulation

Philadelphia, July 30, 2015

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), have announced that Elsevier will publish NCSBN’s flagship journal, Journal of Nursing Regulation.

Journal of Nursing Regulation publishes scholarly articles that advance the science of nursing regulation, promote the mission and vision of NCSBN, and enhance communication and collaboration among nurse regulators, educators, practitioners, and the scientific community. The journal supports evidence-based regulation, addresses issues related to patient safety, and highlights current nursing regulatory issues, programs, and projects in both the United States and the international community.

“Our publishing relationship with Elsevier will take the Journal of Nursing Regulation to the next level,” said Maryann Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN, who serves as the Editor-in-Chief.  “We are thrilled with this new partnership.”

“We are very excited about our collaboration with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing and are honored to publish their flagship, Journal of Nursing Regulation. We look forward to working together closely with the editorial team to further the journal’s authorship and increase its global exposure,” said Mercedes Simoncelli, Elsevier Publisher, Nursing journals.

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About Journal of Nursing Regulation
Journal of Nursing Regulation (JNR), the official journal of the NCSBN, is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, academic and professional journal. It publishes scholarly articles that advance the science of nursing regulation, promote the mission and vision of NCSBN, and enhance communication and collaboration among nurse regulators, educators, practitioners, and the scientific community. The journal supports evidence-based regulation, addresses issues related to patient safety, and highlights current nursing regulatory issues, programs, and projects in both the United States and the international community. In publishing JNR, NCSBN's goal is to develop and share knowledge related to nursing and other healthcare regulation across continents and to promote a greater awareness of regulatory issues among all nurses. www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-nursing-regulation

About the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
NCSBN is a not-for-profit organization that provides education, service, and research through collaborative leadership to promote evidence-based regulatory excellence for patient safety and public protection.  Membership includes the boards of nursing in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and four U.S. territories. There are 21 associate members. NCSBN is the vehicle through which boards of nursing act and counsel together to provide regulatory excellence for public health, safety and welfare. www.ncsbn.org

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. www.elsevier.com

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