JAPNA Reviewer Resources & Information
Thank you for your interest in reviewing for the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. The below manual and webinar explain JAPNA’s peer review process, provide instructions for performing a review for JAPNA and resources for improving your peer review, and describe publication ethics for reviewers. Below you will also find instructions for how to contact the JAPNA Editor to signal your willingness to serve as a reviewer.
“The basic requirement for a peer reviewer is knowledge of the field of focus of the submitted article . . . [and] the ability to read a manuscript and ascertain if it makes sense, uses sound research methodology, and gives reasonable conclusions is essential.”
(Pearson, G., JAPNA editorial, September/October 2016)