Issue Highlights

    • Workplace violence: A qualitative study drawing on the perspectives of UK nursing students

      Yeter Sinem Üzar-Özçetin, Michele Russell-Westhead, Stephen Tee
      Publication stage: In Press Corrected Proof
    • Highlighting the palliative care needs of people using drugs

      Peter Higgs, Jude Byrne, Gemma Yarwood, Bruce Rumbold, Sam Wright, Garry Witham, Sarah Galvani
      Publication stage: In Press Corrected Proof
    • Mobile Methods: Altering research data collection methods during COVID-19 and the unexpected benefits

      Therese Burke, Joanna Patching
      Publication stage: In Press Accepted Manuscript
    • The way we do things around here. A qualitative study of the workplace aggression experiences of Victorian nurses, midwives and care personnel

      Sharon Hills, Kimberley Crawford, Louisa Lam, Danny Hills
      Publication stage: In Press Corrected Proof
    • Time to listen: Chronic disease yarning with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in remote Australia

      Haunnah Rheault, Fiona Coyer, Ann Bonner
      Publication stage: In Press Corrected Proof

About the Australian College of Nursing

The core business of the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is the promotion and recognition of professional excellence in nursing. ACN aims to provide the means for all nurses to bring a level of excellence to their nursing practice, whether that be through the education, professional development, information and networking opportunities, or through high level input to health policy.

With representation on government committees and health advisory bodies, ACN is recognised as a key centre of influence in the health policy arena in Australia. ACN is the Australian member of the International Council of Nurses (ICN).

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Full-text articles are available from 1994 to the present. Access to abstracts is complimentary. Access to full text is limited to print subscribers.

ACN members must log in at the ACN membership area for seamless access to the journal. Abstracts are free to the general public.

About Collegian

Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research is the official journal of the Australian College of Nursing. Collegian aims to reflect the broad interests of nurses and the nursing profession, and to challenge nurses to emerging areas of interest. It publishes research articles and scholarly discussion of nursing practice, policy and professional issues. Papers published in the journal are peer reviewed by a double blind process using reviewers who meet high standards of academic and clinical expertise. Invited papers that contribute to nursing knowledge and debate are published at the discretion of the Editor.

ACN believes that each and every nurse in Australia should have the opportunity to grow their career through quality education, and further our profession through representation. ACN is the voice of influence, providing the nursing expertise and experience required when government and key stakeholders are deciding the future of health.

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Collegian is published by Elsevier for the Australian College of Nursing (ACN).

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August 2020
Volume 27, Issue 4

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Meet the Editor

Professor Lisa McKenna RN PhD FACN
Professor Lisa McKenna RN PhD FACN

Lisa is Professor and Head, School of Nursing and Midwifery, at La Trobe University. She holds postgraduate qualifications in nursing, education, health administration and history. More