Nursing Year-in-Review

A roundup of key nursing research, blogs and content of 2020

Nurses are on the front lines as the world faces the COVID-19 pandemic. During these unprecedented times nurses continue to play a critical role in global health and we honor their service and commitment. According to the International Council of Nurses, the number of confirmed nurse deaths on January 13, 2021 exceeds 2,200, and with high levels of infections in the nursing workforce continuing, overstretched staff are experiencing increasing psychological distress.

Springer Nature continues to support the advancement of nursing and midwifery research. We are proud to feature top curated nursing research from the past year.

Keep up with the latest information from our partner, the International Council of Nurses (ICN)

The COVID-19 Effect: World's nurses facing mass trauma, an immediate danger to the profession and future of our health systems.

The virtual ICN Congress: Nursing Around the World takes place 2-4 November 2021

Nurses from the ICN's National Nurses Associations share their experiences, findings and advice from the front lines of COVID-19 

Read the new APN ICN guidelines

The 2020 11th ICN/APN Conference is postponed to August 29 - September 1, 2021, learn more

Keep up-to-date about the Springer Advanced Practice in Nursing Series endorsed by the ICN

Research highlights

Free access is available for featured articles and chapters until 21 February 2021

Open access articles are freely available online on a permanent basis.

Developing Tomorrow’s Nursing Leaders: How the Future of Nursing—Campaign for Action Promotes Leadership

from Advanced Practice Nursing Leadership: A Global Perspective

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Sudden Death: A Humanitarian Disaster Worker Perspective

from Sudden Death: Intervention Skills for the Emergency Services

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Burnout in nursing: a theoretical review

from Human Resources for Health

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MR Safety Essentials for Nurses

from Advanced Practice and Leadership in Radiology Nursing 

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Dissemination of the Integrative Review

from A Step-by-Step Guide to Conducting an Integrative Review

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Role of nurses in medication management at the end of life: a qualitative interview study

from BMC Palliative Care

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Key Series and Collections

Advanced Practice in Nursing endorsed by the ICN


Advanced Practice Nursing Leadership: A Global Perspective

New title to come in Fall 2020:

Clinical Nurse Specialist Role and Practice

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Principles of Specialty Nursing, endorsed by the European Specialist Nurses Organisation (ESNO)

Explore current series titles

Soon available: Principles of Nursing in Adult Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Under the auspices of the European Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Nurses and Associates

The virtual ESNO Congress "The Specialist Nurse in European Healthcare towards 2030" takes place 24-25-26 February 2021. Springer is a partner of this event. Check out the program!

Perspectives in Nursing Management and Care for Older Adults

Understanding Ageing for Nurses and Therapists

Nursing Older People with Arthritis and other Rheumatological Conditions

Call for papers: Optimizing the contributions of the nursing and midwifery workforces

Human Resources for Health Thematic Series is Open for submissions! We are seeking research to support evidence-informed decisions on optimizing the contributions of nursing and midwifery work forces

Call for nursing book proposals

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