Journals for Nurse Practitioners

A nurse practitioner provides broad-based physical and mental health care within her specialized area of training. The typical nurse practitioner has an advanced college degree in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions and must be licensed to practice. With the specialized knowledge required to stay on top of the medical field, there are a number of publications targeted to the nurse practitioner that allows her to stay on top of the latest developments in her profession.

Journal for Nurse Practitioners

The Journal for Nurse Practitioners is the official publication of the American College for Nurse Practitioners. It provides those in the field news and analysis of the latest clinical developments in medicine. The journal includes peer-reviewed articles and commentary on government oversight of the profession of nurse practitioner. The publication is mailed monthly.

The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Healthcare

The Nurse Practitioner is a 20,000 circulation publication that serves as a monthly source of information to nurse practitioners and primary care clinical nurses. The content is reviewed by peers working in the industry and covers treatment and diagnosis topics as well as research and policy news and analysis. The Nurse Practitioner also incorporates features, columns and tutorials to assist with the continuing education required to stay current in the field of medicine.

Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

The Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners is published monthly as the official publication of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. The journal has been around since 1989 and has as its specific purpose the continuing education of health care professionals with an interest in primary care treatment. The monthly publication covers clinical issues, health policy, research and education topics.

Advance for Nurse Practitioners

Advance for Nurse Practitioners is a journal that advocates for the issues that impact those trained as nurse practitioners. Advance is not affiliated with any professional organizations, but works independently with a writer staff made up of industry professionals. The journal keeps its editorial focus on issues such as pediatrics and women's health, areas in which nurse practitioners are in demand.