Journal of Trauma Nursing


The Journal of Trauma Nursing (JTN) is the only peer reviewed journal dedicated to trauma nursing. It is the official publication of the Society of Trauma Nurses. Members receive a bi-monthly subscription to the journal as well as online access to the entire journal content, the ability to print articles and search archives.

Members: login to the STN website and then click here to access JTN Online

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JTN's mission is to provide original articles and information that reflect the practice of trauma nursing in the areas of clinical practice, education, health policy and administration, and research. JTN focuses on innovations, trends and important issues that have an impact on the trauma patient and trauma nursing. JTN is intended for all professionals involved in trauma care, from first responder through rehabilitation.

The Journal of Trauma Nursing is released six times a year - four printed issues are mailed to subscribers, and two issues are distributed as online editions.

Continuing Education

Selected articles from the Journal of Trauma Nursing and other publications have been recognized for their importance in providing continuing trauma education for nurses. For these articles there are Continuing Education tests which may be taken for credit. Click here for more information.
Judy N. Mikhail, PhD, MBA, RN
University of Michigan
Judy N. Mikhail, PhD, MBA, RNEditor-in-Chief
Valerie Brockman BSN, RN, CAISS, CSTR
Valerie Brockman BSN, RN, CAISS, CSTRJTN Online
Linda Reinhart, MSN, RN, CNS, CCRN, TCRN
Linda Reinhart, MSN, RN, CNS, CCRN, TCRNJTN Board


Marissa Murray-Harrison
Health, Learning, Research & Practice
Wolters Kluwer
333 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10001

Article Submission Guidelines

Submitting an article is simple, just follow  these outlined steps.

Subscription Rate Information
Even if you are not an STN member, you and/or your institution can receive an annual subscription.

Domestic International
Individual: $ 102.95 Individual: $ 181.95
Institutional: $ 121.95 Institutional: $ 212.95

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JTN offers display, classified and recruits ad spaces as well as insert options. Full display advertising and insert specifications are outlined here.

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The Society of Trauma Nurses is a professional nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure optimal trauma care to all people locally, regionally, nationally and globally through initiatives focused on trauma nurses related to prevention, education and collaboration with other healthcare disciplines.

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