ACCESS is the official journal of the Australian School Library Association and is published quarterly and distributed to over 700 teacher librarians, librarians, academics, library technicians and students in the field of teacher librarianship and school libraries. ACCESS provides an open forum for educators and researchers who are interested in the field of teacher librarianship and school libraries. Major foci include collaborative curriculum development, inquiry-based learning, information and digital literacy, information technology and its integration into teaching and learning programs, e-learning environments and information management. All articles are written by knowledgeable and experienced educators and practitioners within education and school libraries. The publication provides a balance of theory, research and practice to support the ongoing professional needs of its readers. Less formal articles such as profiles, news and events provide an insight into the profession at work.
The Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal is the official journal of the Continence Foundation of Australia and the New Zealand Continence Association. Distributed quarterly to members of each society in Australia and New Zealand, these members include urology specialists, doctors, physiotherapists, continence workers working in hospitals, aged care and hospice facilities, pharmacies etc. The journal reaches 2000 decision makers who buy, recommend and/or prescribe continence products.
Australian Journal of Child and Family Health Nursing
The Australian Journal of Herbal and Naturopathic Medicine (AJHNM) is Australia's leading herbal publication. A thoroughly modern, peer reviewed and clinically relevant journal, the AJHNM can trace its origins back to publications issued by the Association as long ago as the 1930s. Issued quarterly, the AJHNM publishes material on all aspects of herbal medicine including philosophy, phytochemistry, pharmacology and the clinical application of medicinal plants.
Day Surgery Australia is the official journal of the Australian Day Surgery Nurses Association. This fully refereed journal is distributed widely to day surgery professionals, as well as to universities and nursing colleges. The journal reflects current practice and reports on new Australian and international trends and developments. In addition to clinically-oriented material, the journal provides a forum for research reports, discussion papers and networking. Day surgery was first introduced into Australia in 1982, now around 60% of all surgery conducted is day surgery. Today there are 260 free standing day surgery centres in Australia and they continue to be built. ADSNA is developing distribution links in New Zealand.
The Journal of Stomal Therapy Australia, the official journal of the Australian Association of Stomal Therapy Nurses, is published quarterly in March, June, September and December each year. The journal functions as both an educational tool and a means of communication between members. It is distributed throughout Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and China, to stomal therapy nurses, other registered nurses, medical practitioners, hospitals, relevant government departments, medical clinics, universities and health and medical libraries.
The Journal of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses’ Association is published three times a year and is the official journal of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses’ Association. It features articles on research, literature reviews, quality improvement activities, education initiatives and professional issues as well as regular updates from the Australasian Rehabilitation Outcomes Centre. Rehabilitation nurses are involved in all aspects of every patient’s rehabilitation. This includes guiding and supporting patients with mobility, activities of daily living, continence, wound management, medications, showering, dressing, grooming, home cleaning/maintenance, sexuality, body image, self esteem, coping skills, leisure and recreation. The Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses’ Association uses JARNA to pursue its vision that ‘rehabilitation is part of every nurse’s practice’. Advertising in this journal provides a great opportunity to reach a growing specialist profession relevant to all aspects of the healthcare industry.
J.GENCA is the official journal of the Gastroenterological Nurses College of Australia and is published quarterly. It features articles on all aspects of gastroenterological nursing including research, education, new products, new drugs and therapies, case studies and clinical reviews. Since its formation in 1978 GENCA has been the national voice for gastroenterology and endoscopy nursing practice. The College is growing, with over 1600 members in both the public and private health arena. The membership spectrum includes nurses from the specialised areas of endoscopy, hepatology, IBD, surgery, primary and community health, colorectal screening, provision of care for gastronomy tubes/devices, plus reprocessing and sterilising services. J.GENCA provides a national and international forum for the exchange of ideas, practice and research promoting the engaging GENCA motto, “Sharing knowledge, sharing learning.”
The Renal Society of Australasia Journal is the official Renal Society and peak Australasian scholarly journal for nephrology nurses and associated professionals to share their ideas and research to promote evidence-based, high quality care for persons living with renal disease.
The Australian Journal of Cancer Nursing, the official journal of the Cancer Nurses Society of Australia, is published twice yearly in June and November. Cancer nurses cover a wide range of specialisations in clinical practice, education and research. They make use of a variety of products and services and are located in all health care environments. The journal functions as both an educational tool and a means of communication between members of the Society and is distributed throughout Australia.
The Transplant Journal of Australasia is published three times per year and is exclusive to members of the Transplant Nurses Association Inc. Articles are sourced from within Australia and from leading practitioners and institutions abroad to keep members abreast of trends and best practice.
The World Council of Enterostomal Therapists Journal is published quarterly for members in over 55 countries and is a major component of the WCET mission to ensure evidence-based specialised nursing care is available worldwide for all people with a need for ostomy, wound or continence care.
Wound Practice and Research, the official journal of Wounds Australia, is published quarterly in March, June, September and November. Wound Practice and Research is the foremost reference journal for wound care specialists in Australia and New Zealand. It is received by over 3000 clinicians involved in this specialist area, including those influential in purchasing, as well as hospital, health and medical libraries.