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).
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
A workplace stretching program for the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in perioperative staff: A mixed methods implementation study
Alison King, Joanne Campbell, Carole James, and Jed Duff
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