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Nursing Outlook

Cover Image - Nursing Outlook, Volume 71, Issue 1

Nursing Outlook, a bimonthly journal, provides innovative ideas for nursing leaders through peer-reviewed articles and timely reports. Each issue examines current issues and trends in nursing practice, education, and research, offering progressive solutions to the challenges facing the profession. Nursing Outlook is the official journal of the American Academy of Nursing and the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science and supports their mission to serve the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy and practice through the generation, synthesis, and dissemination of nursing knowledge. The journal is included in MEDLINE, CINAHL and the Journal Citation Reports published by Clarivate Analytics.


Affiliated Societies

American Academy of Nursing


Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science

Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science



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Journal Content on COVID-19

A Repeated Cross-Sectional Study of Nurses Immediately Before and During the Covid-19 Pandemic: Implications for Action

A Scoping Review of the Literature Addressing Psychological Well-being of Racial and Ethnic Minority Nurses During the COVID-19 Pandemic

American Academy of Nursing on Policy COVID-19 Effects on Women's Home and Work Life, Family Violence and Mental Health From the Women’s Health Expert Panel of the American Academy of Nursing

Asian Americans Suffer Within-Community Discrimination Related to COVID-19

Application of the Model of Leadership Influence for Health Professional Wellbeing during COVID-19

Nursing in the Spotlight: Talk about Nurses and the Nursing Profession on Twitter during the early COVID-19 Pandemic



2022 Nursing Outlook Author Awards

 Excellence in Education        

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree in the United States: Reflecting, Readjusting, and Getting Back on Track

LA McCauley, ME Broome, L Frazier, R Hayes, A Kurth, CM Musil, LD Norman, KH Rideout, and AM Villarruel

Excellence in Policy

How Collaborative Practice Agreements Impede the Provision of Vital Behavioral Health Services

B Martin, BJ Phoenix, and SA Chapman

Excellence in Practice (tie)

Impact of Nurse Burnout on Organizational and Position Turnover

LA Kelly, PM Gee, and RJ Butler

Nurses Confronting the Coronavirus: Challenges Met and Lessons Learned to Date

CM Ulrich, CH Rushton, and C Grady

Excellence in Research

Registered Nurse Perceptions of Factors Contributing to the Inconsistent Brand Image of the Nursing Profession

JA Godsey, DM Houghton, and T Hayes Grady

The Editors

Sean Clarke, PhD, RN, FAAN

Julia Snethen
Julia Snethen, PhD, RN, FAAN

Michael Johnson, PhD, RN, PMH-BC, CNE, FAAN
Michael Johnson, PhD, RN, PMH-BC, CNE, FAAN

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