About the Journal

The Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing (AJAN) is the peer-reviewed scholarly journal of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF).

The mission of AJAN is to provide a forum to showcase and promote a wide variety of original research and scholarly work to inform and empower nurses, midwives and other healthcare professionals to improve the health and wellbeing of all communities and to be prepared for the future.


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Current Issue

Vol. 38 No. 3 (2021): June - August 2021

Published: 26-08-2021

EDITORIAL

Taking care of the caretaker: navigating compassion fatigue through a pandemic.
Chatmon BN, Rooney E. PP. 1–4 • 2020.383.603

RESEARCH ARTICLES

Enabling difficult conversations in the Australian health sector.
Williams B, King C. PP. 5–13 • 2020.383.310

Barriers to the provision of optimal care to dying patients in hospital: a cross-sectional study of nurses’ perceptions.
Shepherd J, Waller A, Sanson-Fisher R, et al. PP. 14–24 • 2020.383.315

Association between community-based nurse practitioner support, self-care behaviour and quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure.
Chen SH, Boyd J, Randall S, et al. PP. 25–32 • 2020.383.147

The assessment of knowledge and practical skills of intramuscular injection administration among nursing staff: a cross-sectional study.
Fekonja U, Fekonja Z, Vrbnjak D. PP. 33–42 • 2020.383.234

Bathing wipes, a valuable hygiene option for frail older persons at home: a proof-of-concept study.
Archer V, Smyth W, Nagle C. PP. 43–46 • 2020.383.458

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Australian residential aged care facility (RACF) workforce.
Krzyzaniak N, Scott AM, Bryant A, et al. PP. 47–58 • 2020.383.490

Nursing in the time of COVID-19: exploring nurse preparedness early in a global pandemic.
Williams G, Gunn A, Sweeny A. PP. 59–65 • 2020.383.238

Group clinical supervision for nurses: process, group cohesion and facilitator effect.
Reschke DJ, Dawber C, Millear PM, et al. PP. 66–74 • 2020.383.221

Editorial

Taking care of the caretaker: navigating compassion fatigue through a pandemic

Benita N Chatmon, Ecoee Rooney
Abstract 511 | View PDF Downloads 227

Research Papers

Enabling difficult conversations in the Australian health sector

Christine King, Brett Williams
Abstract 324 | View PDF Downloads 164

Barriers to the provision of optimal care to dying patients in hospital: a cross-sectional study of nurses’ perceptions

Jan Shepherd, Amy Waller, Rob Sanson-Fisher, Katherine Clark, Jean Ball
Abstract 284 | View PDF Downloads 147

Community-based nurse practitioner support is associated with better self-care behaviour and quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure

Sheau Huey Chen, James Boyd, Sean Randall, Andrew Maiorana
Abstract 345 | View PDF Downloads 160 Supplementary Data Downloads 0

Bathing wipes, a valuable hygiene option for frail older persons at home: a proof of concept study

Vickie Archer, Wendy Smyth, Cate Nagle
Abstract 218 | View PDF Downloads 103

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Australian residential aged care facility (RACF) workforce

Natalia Krzyzaniak, Anna Mae Scott, Mina Bakhit, Ann Bryant, Marianne Taylor , Chris Del Mar
Abstract 420 | View PDF Downloads 208 Supplementary Data Downloads 0

Nursing in the time of COVID-19: exploring nurse preparedness early in a global pandemic

Ged Williams, Anastasia Gunn, Amy Sweeny
Abstract 376 | View PDF Downloads 165 Supplementary Data Downloads 0

Group clinical supervision for nurses: process, group cohesion and facilitator effect

Debbie J Reschke, Chris Dawber, Prudence M Millear, Luigi Medoro
Abstract 384 | View PDF Downloads 168
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