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Nursing English Nexus
ISSN 2433-2305 

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 January 15 and July 15. 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. 

Design and layout copyright © 2017-2023 Nursing English Nexus.

All articles contained in Nursing English Nexus © 2017-2023 by their respective authors. 

Published in Koga, Fukuoka, Japan.

Editorial Board


Jeffrey Huffman, St. Luke's International University


Mathew Porter, Fukuoka Jo Gakuin Nursing University


Brian Nuspliger, Otemae University

Review Board

Simon Capper, Japanese Red Cross Hiroshima College of Nursing
James Hobbs, Keio University
Jonathan Levine-Ogura, Iwate Medical University
Paul Mathieson, Nara Medical University
Brian Nuspliger, Otemae University
David Ostman, Kumamoto Gakuen University
Michiko Sakaguchi, Dokkyo Medical University
Miki Suehiro, University of Hyogo
Ian Willey, Kagawa University Medical School

The editor can be contacted at


We welcome anyone with an interest in any aspect of nursing English education to submit an article – in English and/or Japanese – in one of the following formats:

  • Research articles (up to 5000 words)

  • Reports (up to 2000 words)

  • Introduction of current research projects (up to 1500 words)

  • Discussion/observations/polemics/opinions (up to 1500 words)

  • Short summaries or reviews of books or articles (up to 1500 words)

  • Interviews with nursing educators/researchers (up to 1500 words)

  • Reviews of nursing English materials and/or technologies (up to 1500 words)

  • Short, practical teaching tips (up to 1000 words)

When preparing your submission, please follow the guidelines available from the link below.  

Submission Guidelines 

Submissions can be sent to the editors at


  • 研究論文(10000字)

  • 課題論文/報告(4000字以内)

  • 報告/研究プロジェクト紹介―「私の科研」 等(3000字以内)

  • ディスカッション / オブザベーション/ ポレミック/オピニオン (3000字以内)

  • 書評及び論文紹介(3000字以内)

  • 看護教育者インタビュー(3000字以内)

  • 看護英語教材と教授用テクノロジーレビュー(3000字以内)

  • 短い実践的な教授法ヒント・助言(2000字以内)


Open Access

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.

Past Issues

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