Journal of Perioperative Nursing (JPN) publishes original articles on all aspects of perioperative nursing care spanning the period from a patient’s referral for surgery through to their discharge and full recovery.
JPN is a not-for-profit peer-reviewed journal published by the Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN). It aims to be a trusted source of knowledge for perioperative nurses so they can provide patients with safe, effective evidence-based care.
The journal is diamond open-access which means articles are freely available to readers, and there is no submission or processing charge for authors. Published articles are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0).
Asleep on the job: Can night shift napping provide greater safety for both staff and patients?
Jennifer Gamble and Paula Foran
The effects of staffing practices on safety and quality of perioperative nursing care – an integrative review
Nick Nijkamp and Paula Foran
The effects of a telephone-based orientation program, delivered during the waiting time, on anxiety in patients undergoing coronary angiography
Maryam Shahpari, Shahin Heidari, and Tabandeh Sadeghi
Handover using ISBAR principles in two perioperative sites – A quality improvement project
Patricia Kitney, Raymond Tam, David Bramley, and Koen Simons
Identifying research priorities for improving patient care in the perioperative environment: A descriptive cross-sectional study
Pat F. Nicholson Dr; Lois Hamlin RN, DNurs, FACN, FACORN; Jed Duff; Brigid M. Gillespie PhD RN FACORN; and Carollyn Williams
Can the role of the nurse as surgical assistant add value in the Australian public health care sector?
Toni G. Hains, Anojan Navaratnam Dr, Andrew O'Brien, Karen Walsh, Jane Neilsen, and Susan Firth
How does the 2020 revised definition of pain impact nursing practice?
Olivia Sonneborn and Annie Williams
What is the scope of practice of the Nurse Practitioner as a surgical assistant in Australia?
Toni G. Hains and Catherine L. Smith
The Perioperative Nurse Surgical Assitant (PNSA) of the future
Smartphones in the operating room: Can perioperative nurses be trusted?
Tarryn M. Armour Ms and Elyse K. Coffey Ms