Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing(CJCN)

The Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (CJCN) is the official journal of the Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses (CCCN). The peer reviewed CJCN provides a forum for disseminating timely, original research and other topics related to cardiovascular health and illness, with a focus on the nursing perspective. The CJCN welcomes submissions including: original research, short reports, knowledge synthesis/review papers, commentaries and responses to commentaries, case reports, arts informed scholarship, and other discourse relevant to cardiovascular nursing. As a bilingual journal, the CJCN welcomes submissions in English or French.

Mission & Goals

The Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (CJCN) is published by The Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses (CCCN).  The mission of the CJCN is to increase and broaden the scientific knowledge base of its readers by publishing papers that provide significant and novel information in the field of cardiovascular nursing. The Journal seeks to promote the exchange of knowledge that is relevant to all realms of cardiovascular nursing. The primary goal is to provide a deeper understanding of the clinical needs of patients and their families within the cardiovascular setting.

Types of Articles Accepted

The CJCN is a scholarly, peer-reviewed, scientific journal that is published three times annually, featuring articles in both French and English. Articles that present a critical debate on the art and science of cardiovascular nursing practice, application of theory, cultural evaluation and implications of various practices within the cardiovascular setting, examination of decision-making and leadership, as well as the development of research and implications for evidence-based practice are welcomed for consideration.

The Journal provides a forum for research and theoretical papers, knowledge synthesis/ reviews that encompass systematic, scoping and meta-analyses, case reports, debates, and discourses relevant to cardiovascular issues. Letters to the Editor in response to articles or columns are also encouraged.