Publishing Policies

Section Policies

Editorial

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Viewpoints

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Opinion articles or viewpoint papers are those which would not otherwise qualify as "Original Papers", because they do not have much original data, but would also not qualify as reviews, because they are based on personal experiences, workshop results, etc.



Reviews

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Letters to the Editor

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Commentary

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These are usually invited commentaries published alongside other articles. They may or may not be peer-reviewed.



Nursing Education for Asian/Pacific Islands

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Submit research articles related to nursing education, nursing education tools, simulation labs, and other topics related to nursing education relevant to Asian American/Asian/Pacific Islands. 



Health Promotion for Asian/Pacific Islands

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Submit your papers on health promotion and disease prevention for Asian/Pacific Islands health.



Public Health for Asian/Pacific Islands

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Submit your papers for public and population health for Asian/Pacific Islands. 



Genetics for Asian/Pacific Islands

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Submit your papers for genomics and genetic health and disease prevention for for Asian/Pacific Islands.



Symptom Management for Asian/Pacific Islands

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Submit your papers regarding sign and symptom management for Asian/Pacific Island health.



Corrigenda and Addenda

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This section lists all substantive corrections, additions, or changes made to articles and reviews subsequent to their first publication in the journal. Corrigenda are usually submitted by the corresponding author of the original article, or the section editor. Published papers are considered "final", thus JMIR makes corrections to published papers only in exceptional circumstances. Note that while we do not charge to correct errata that are the responsibility of the publisher, we charge a $190 fee for discretionary corrigenda and addenda (please submit a correction under that section, if it is the authors' responsibility/decision to correct or add information to an already published article).



Discretionary Corrigenda

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For corrigenda that are discretionary and a result of author-oversight (e.g. corrections in the affiliation), we charge a $190 processing fee to make changes in the original paper and publish an erratum. Please submit a correction statement (text similar to http://www.jmir.org/2015/3/e76/) at https://apinj.jmir.org/author/submit/1 under the section "Discretionary Corrigenda".



Theme Issue (2023): AI & ChatGPT in Asian & Pacific Islander (API) Health

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Special Issue on how artificial intelligence and ChatGPT applications to Asian/Pacific Island nursing

Call for papers

Guest Editor

Hyochol (Brian) Ahn, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, FAAN

Editor-in-Chief, Asian/Pacific Island Nursing Journal

hbrian@arizona.edu

Shu-Fen Wung, Ph.D., RN, ACNP-BC, FAAN

Associate Professor, Biobehavioral Health Science

Associate Professor, BIO5 Institute C2SHIP UA Director of Translational Health Sciences

Member, Data Science Institute

Member, Sarver Heart Center

wung@arizona.edu



Research Letter

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Research Letters present new, early, or preliminary research findings. The text should use standard research headings of Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion and should be no longer than 750 words, with a maximum of 10 references and 2 tables or figures. The APF for Research Letters accepted after peer review is lower than the standard APF.



Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Belonging for Asian/Pacific Islands

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Equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility (EDIA) are fundamental to the health promotion of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, including language equity to promote the health of underrepresented and underserved communities. In Asian and Pacific Islander health, applying an EDIA lens involves recognizing and addressing the diverse needs and experiences within these communities. It requires a commitment to fairness, cultural competence, and active efforts to eliminate barriers that may hinder equitable access to quality health care. 



Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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Complementary and alternative medicine refers to the multitude of medical approaches to health and well-being beyond Western practices. Examples include traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurveda, and tai chi. Complementary medicine is used in conjunction with conventional medical treatments, complementing mainstream medicine to enhance the overall well-being of an individual. Alternative medicine is used instead of conventional medical treatments and involves practices and treatments that are not considered part of standard medical care. Natural products include herbal supplements, vitamins, and minerals.



Super-Aging and Long-Term Care in Asian and Pacific Islander Health

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A comprehensive range of research that addresses the complexity of aging populations. Older adults who self-identify as Asian American and Pacific Islanders face unique experiences and challenges. For example, super-agers are women and men who are older than 80 years yet have the cognitive capacity of people who are decades younger. Recent research also points to a need for enhanced data integrity and quality initiatives for countries that are centenarian hot spots. 



Super-Apps, Technology, and Health Prevention for Asian/Pacific Islands

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Super-apps are versatile platforms that allow for a greater reach for consumers of health information. This includes the platforms WeChat in China, Kakao Talk in South Korea, and Line in Japan, which allow videoconferences and exchanges of SMS text messages, videos, and pictures. Super-apps and similar technologies are platforms that may give Asian American and Pacific Islander communities opportunities to connect with health care professionals to provide access to health information and care services.



Transcultural Perspectives on Health, Wellness, and Spirituality for Asian/Pacific Islands

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Transcultural perspectives on health and wellness represent the combined approaches and strategies of medicine and health that involve two or more cultures. The predominant basis of transcultural perspectives on health, wellness, and spirituality suggests that all cultures have approaches and strategies that provide good quality health care, regardless of its foundational underpinnings.



Gender Medicine in Asian and Pacific Island Health

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Gender medicine in Asian health refers to the specialized field of medical research, practice, and health care delivery that considers and addresses how gender, including the social and cultural dimensions of gender, influences health and medical outcomes specifically within the diverse populations of Asia and the Pacific Islands. This interdisciplinary approach acknowledges that gender-related factors such as biology, social roles, cultural norms, and behaviors can have a significant impact on the health and well-being of individuals in the Asian region.



Professional Nursing Practice in Asian and Pacific Islander Health

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Workplace learning in professional nursing practice encompasses the ongoing educational and experiential process that nurses undertake to enhance their clinical and nonclinical skills and knowledge within a health care setting. Professional nursing practice in Asian and Pacific Islander health involves providing culturally competent and patient-centered care to individuals from these diverse communities. It requires an understanding and appreciation of the cultural, social, and linguistic nuances that may impact health care experiences and outcomes for Asian and Pacific Islander individuals. This is essential for nurses to provide high-quality patient care and adapt to the dynamic and ever-evolving field of health care.



Asian Health Disparities

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Asian health disparities refer to those genetic, biological, social, and behavioral determinants of health specific to Asian and Pacific Islander health, including  American Asians, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, which represent preventable differences in sickness and disease as well as opportunities to enhance health and well-being for these populations. For example, hepatitis B is more common among some Asian subpopulations in comparison to others, which represents an opportunity to enhance health. 



Nursing Education and Workplace Learning in Asian and Pacific Islander Health

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 Nursing education is a multifaceted and dynamic process that prepares individuals to become competent and compassionate health care professionals capable of providing quality patient care across various health care settings. It encompasses a range of academic programs, training, and experiential learning that equips aspiring nurses with the knowledge, skills, and ethical principles necessary for their roles. Nursing education and workplace learning in Asian and Pacific Islander health refers to the process of acquiring knowledge, skills, and competencies relevant to providing effective health care within the diverse contexts of these communities. This type of learning takes place within the health care setting and aims to enhance the cultural competence of health care professionals, improve patient care, and address the unique health needs of these individuals. 



Mental Health Nursing for Asian/Pacific Islands

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Mental health nursing is a specialized field within nursing that focuses on the care and treatment of individuals experiencing mental health challenges or psychiatric disorders. Mental health nurses, also known as psychiatric or behavioral health nurses, play a crucial role in promoting mental well-being, providing therapeutic interventions, and supporting individuals in their journey toward recovery. Mental health nursing is a specialized field of nursing that focuses on the care and support of individuals with mental health disorders, emotional challenges, and psychological distress.