Subscribe Publish
Subscribe Publish

Exp May 2, 2024

Read Our Latest Issue Read Now

Aim, Scope, Guidelines for Authors

The Canadian Journal of Critical Care Nursing (CJCCN) is an open access scientific, peer reviewed journal.

The aim of the Canadian Journal of Critical Care Nursing (CJCCN) is to publish innovative and current research as well as recent clinical evidence related to critical care and critical care nursing. The latter is inclusive of all contexts wherein individuals may experience critical illness including adult, pediatric and neonatal intensive care units, community, acute, tertiary, and quaternary settings, as well as rural and remote settings.

Submissions may include any of the following: clinical, education, leadership, management, research, quality improvement, and professional issues related to critical care nursing.

The journal is peer-reviewed through a double-blind process by experts in critical care nursing practice and research methodology.

Unless otherwise indicated, statements and opinions expressed in the articles and communications herein are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the Editor(s), Editorial Review Board, Managing Editor, or Publisher.


Type of Contributions:

Articles previously published elsewhere are not accepted; however, exceptional circumstances may present themselves.  In such exceptional circumstances, explicit permissions are required and granted by the Chief Editor in consultation with the Editorial Review Board on a case-by-case basis. Explicit copyright agreements are required. 

The CJCCN welcomes the following types of submissions in both of Canada’s official languages, English and French:

  • Original Research
  • Clinical Reviews
  • Innovative Design or Quality Improvement Reports
  • Systematic Reviews
  • Case Studies/Case Reports
  • Discussion / Analysis / Commentary Articles and
  • Letters to the Editor.

Manuscript Submission

  • Download the CJCCN Guidelines for Authors – available in PDF and Word
  • Download the Author Declaration – available in PDF and Word
  • Download the Author Checklist – available in PDF and Word

Submit all manuscripts in accordance with the CJCCN Guidelines for Authors to the CJCCN Editorial Management Team – Dr. Kara Sealock, Chief Editor at with a copy to CACCN National Office –

    Watch the Preparing to Publish (June 22, 2023) webinar for tips and tricks on manuscript preparation!

    Find an Article

    Includes all articles in the Canadian Jounral of Critical Care Nursing (CJCCN).

    View Our Journals

    Publish with Us

    The CJCCN invites submissions on the following critical nursing topics: Clinical, Education, Management, Research and Professional Issues. Original articles on any aspect of critical care nursing are welcome.

    Learn More

    Recent Publications

    Archive >

    Become a Member

    CACCN membership recieve complimentary Journal Subcription Access

    Join Now Already a member? Sign In

    Advertising Opportunities

    Advertise with the CACCN. Vitrine promotionelle de l'ACIISI

    Learn More