Publishing in AACN Critical Care Journals: A Session for Aspiring Authors and Reviewers

Author(s): Annette Bourgault, Aluko Hope, Cindy Munro, Mary Fran Tracy

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP B 1.00

Expires Dec 15, 2026

Topics: Career Development, Publishing

Role: Researcher, Staff, Educator

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

This session offers attendees an opportunity to hear from AACN journal Editors, learn about AACN’s peer-reviewed journals and submitting a manuscript for publication, and ask questions about acceptance criteria, readership, peer review, turnaround time, and other aspects of submission, publication, or review. The session introduces Editors with biographical information before offering slides and an overview of each journal, then Q&A.


  • Distinguish among intended audiences for each of AACN’s peer-reviewed journals.
  • Identify the types of manuscripts appropriate for each of AACN’s peer-reviewed journals.
  • Identify resources to facilitate successful publication or review of an article in an AACN journal.

Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity, read Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes, and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number CEP 1036, for 1.00 contact hours.

Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN, ANCC, or CBRN approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


Any relevant relationship between an ineligible company and an individual with the ability to influence clinical content will be identified by the Nurse Planner within the activity. Any relevant relationship between an ineligible company and an individual with the ability to influence clinical content has been mitigated.

AACN programming meets the standards for most states that require mandatory continuing education contact hours for license and/or certification renewal. AACN recommends consulting with your state board of nursing or credentialing organization before submitting CE to fulfill continuing education requirements.

Refund Policy

Continuing Education Activities are nonrefundable.