Journal of Excellence in Nursing and Healthcare Practice

About This Journal


The Journal of Excellence in Nursing and Healthcare Practice’s (JENHP) mission is to translate and disseminate research-based evidence into clinical, educational, and/or administrative practices that improve patient outcomes and promote excellence in nursing care. More information about the journal can be found in Aims and Scope.

Open Access

The journal supports the open exchange of information and offers Diamond Open Access, which includes free access to peer-reviewed articles and content without charging article processing and publishing fees. Please see the Policies section for more information on authors’ rights.

Publication Schedule

All manuscripts are peer reviewed, and authors receive a first decision approximately 20 days after submission. Upon final acceptance, articles in a volume year are published online immediately after completion of the editorial process.

The Editors

George A. Zangaro, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the associate dean in the School of Nursing at Walden University. He previously served as the director of the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis at Health Resources and Services Administration. Thereafter, he was an associate professor and director of nursing research at The Catholic University of America. He also served as program director for the University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Nursing's Health Services Leadership and Management Program In 2007, Dr. Zangaro retired from the U.S. Navy after 25 years of service. Dr. Zangaro’s major career focus has been on the development of the nursing workforce to specifically address the areas of recruitment, retention, and educational development of nurses. He has expertise in survey design and analysis, systematic reviews, and meta-analysis.

Diane Whitehead, EdD, DNP, RN, ANEF is a full-time faculty member in the Walden University School of Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program. She has been actively teaching and administering associate degree, bachelor’s, and graduate nursing programs for many years. Dr. Whitehead has published in the areas of nursing leadership and management and online nursing education. Her textbook, Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management had been used in nursing programs for over a decade. Additional publications include Leadership and the Advanced Practice Nurse and Health Promotion: Translating Evidence to Practice. She is a fellow in the National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education. Dr. Whitehead’s focus has been on leadership, management, and health promotion.

Contact the editors at JENHP@mail.waldenu.edu.