Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing

Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing is a scientific, open access periodical published in accordance with independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles. The journal is the official online-only publication of İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, and it is published triannually in February, June, and October. The publication language of the journal is English.

The aim of the journal is to publish original research papers of the highest scientific and clinical value in nursing research, practice, education, and management issues. Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing  also publishes reviews, rare case report and letters to the editors.

The target audience of the journal includes nurses, academicians, clinical researchers, medical/health professionals, students, nursing professionals and related professional and academic bodies and institutions.

The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)World Association of Medical Editors (WAME)Council of Science Editors (CSE)Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (doaj.org/bestpractice).

Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing is indexed in PubMed Central, Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index, DOAJ, EBSCO, Gale, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) and TUBITAK ULAKBIM TR Index.

All expenses of the journal are covered by the İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa. Processing and publication are free of charge with the journal. No fees are requested from the authors at any point throughout the evaluation and publication process. All manuscripts must be submitted via the online submission system, which is available at www.fnjn.org.  The journal guidelines, technical information, and the required forms are available on the journal’s web page.

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.

Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing is an open access publication, and the journal’s publication model is based on Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) declaration.  Journal’s archive is available online, free of charge at www.fnjn.org. Authors retain the copyright of their published work in the Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing . The journal’s content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC) 4.0 International License.

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. M. Nihal ESİN
Address: İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Abide-i Hürriyet Cad. 34381 Şişli, İstanbul - Turkey
Phone: +90212 4400000/27006
Fax: +90212 2244990
E-mail: [email protected]

Publisher: İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa
Address: Üniversite Mahallesi, Bağlariçi Caddesi No: 7, İstanbul, Turkey

Publishing Service: AVES
Address: Büyükdere Caddesi, 105/9 34394 Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 217 17 00
E-mail[email protected]


EISSN 2687-6442