About This Journal
The Journal of Nursing Doctoral Students Scholarship (JNDSS) is a scholarly publication dedicated to the development of nursing doctoral student scholarship and the advancement of nursing science. This journal is peer reviewed by doctoral students, edited by doctoral students and targeted towards health practitioners, educators, scientists and students. This journal has both a professional and an educational mission. First, to serve the profession, each issue features articles that represent diverse ideas, spark intellectual curiosity, and challenge existing paradigms. Doctoral students will have an opportunity to explore and analyze issues and ideas that shape healthcare, the nursing profession and research around the world. Second, to fulfill its educational mission, doctoral students will be trained in the editorial and administrative tasks associated with the journal’s publication and assisted in preparing original manuscripts for professional publication. This journal will be evidence of the scholarly development of nurse scientists.