Nursing English Nexus
ISSN 2433-2305 

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Nursing English Nexus is the online journal of the Japan Association for Nursing English Teaching. It is an open access, peer-reviewed, biannual publication for those interested in English language education for Japanese nursing students and practicing nurses. 

Nursing English Nexus is published in April and October. The deadline for submissions is February 28 and August 31. To ensure the publication's quality, submissions are collaboratively reviewed by the editor and members of the review board, who work with the author to revise the submission before publication. 

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All articles contained in Nursing English Nexus © 2017-2021 by their respective authors. 

Published in Koga, Fukuoka, Japan.

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Nursing English Nexus is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Authors retain the right to share their article as is for personal use, internal institutional use and scholarly purposes. English Nursing Nexus and the articles within may be used by third parties for research, teaching, and private study purposes. Please contact the author for permission to re-print elsewhere. 

Latest Issue

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Volume 5, Issue 2, October 2021




斎藤隆枝 — 斎藤隆枝 (Takae Saito) 

Nursing Competencies: Adopting Plain Japanese in Patient Care  Naoko Hara

Embedding Nursing English Education in a Global Nursing Curriculum — Lourdes Rosario Herrera Cadillo & Emiko Suzui

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Volume 5, Issue 1, April 2021





Standing in the shoes of Japanese nursing students during the COVID-19 pandemic — Sufian Elfandi & Francesco Bolstad 

Nursing workplace culture: Where have all the young nurses gone? Three case studies — Margaret Chang 

Cognitive and metacognitive awareness prompts as core components of a new English language curriculum for nursing students in Japan: a model — David Casenove

The top ten: A helpful course-final assignment — Michael Guest

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Volume 4, Issue 1, October 2020


















Nursing English Teacher Reflections on Some of the Novel Challenges Presented by the Novel Coronavirus — Paul Mathieson, Sufian Elfandi, Rima Ghashut, Melissa Hamilton, Claire Murray, & Francesco Bolstad

My Struggles as a Nursing Student During the Coronavirus Pandemic — Sayaka Nagai

My Nursing English Story: Initial Impressions of Teaching Online — Donald Patterson

My Experience as a First-time Nursing English Teacher During COVID-19 — Noriko Suzuki, MSN, RN

Nursing and Social Work Students’ Effort Levels, Attitudes, Motivations, and Test Scores in Studying English — Donald Patterson

Corpus Analysis for Lexis-Usage in Global Nursing Discourse —
Tomie Watanabe

「私の科研」:医療福祉系大学におけるEMI(英語を媒介とする授業)実施状況調査 — 斎藤隆枝 Takae Saito

Research Study for Making a Glossary of Nursing Loanwords 
Motoko Sando