The International Journal of Faith Community Nursing (IJFCN) is the official journal of Faith Community Nurses International (FCNI). The primary aim of IJFCN is to support the practice of faith community nurses worldwide through publication of current research and best practices.
At this time we are accepting submissions for the upcoming Fall/Winter issue. If you have questions regarding submissions, please contact one of the editors. We look forward to working with authors and welcome your questions.
Current Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3 (2016) Special Research Issue
IntroductionThis is a special issue focusing on tools to assist Faith Community Nurses (FCNs) in understanding and participating in the research process. FCNs should share their work through dissemination of research and scholarly projects. In this issue you will find articles to assist you in critiquing research, interpreting statistical analyses and serving as a peer reviewer. The editorial team is planning a special issue each year to provide information to FCNs to develop skills related to research and evidence-based practice. We encourage current researchers to send an inquiry to the Editor regarding possible topics for our next special research issue. Readers are encouraged to send ideas for that would be of interest regarding research and evidence-based practice. FCNI members please renew your membership and be sure to vote in our upcoming online election. You will be notified via email when the ballot is ready. Have a blessed holiday season! Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. - Luke 2:14 The Editors- Beverly Siegrist, Dawn Garrett Wright, Cathy Abell
Critiquing Quantitative Research Reports: Key Points for the Beginner
Cathy H. Abell and Dawn M. Garrett Wright
Common Statistical Tests and Interpretation in Nursing Research
Maria E. Main and Veletta L. Ogaz
Serving as a Peer Reviewer: Rewards and Challenges
Cathy H. Abell and Kim Elaine Young Vickous