Nurse Education Today
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Nurse Education Today

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 02606917, 15322793
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
History: 1985-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


Nurse Education Today is the leading international journal providing a forum for the publication of high quality original research, review and debate in the discussion of nursing, midwifery and interprofessional health care education, publishing papers which contribute to the advancement of educational theory and pedagogy that support the evidence-based practice for educationalists worldwide. The journal stimulates and values critical scholarly debate on issues that have strategic relevance for leaders of health care education. The journal publishes the highest quality scholarly contributions reflecting the diversity of people, health and education systems worldwide, by publishing research that employs rigorous methodology as well as by publishing papers that highlight the theoretical underpinnings of education and systems globally. The journal will publish papers that show depth, rigour, originality and high standards of presentation, in particular, work that is original, analytical and constructively critical of both previous work and current initiatives. Authors are invited to submit original research, systematic and scholarly reviews, and critical papers which will stimulate debate on research, policy, theory or philosophy of nursing and related health care education, and which will meet and develop the journal's high academic and ethical standards.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

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SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

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SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.


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Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    4.186 4.381 4.594
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    3.837 4.271 4.674
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    3.115 3.595 3.652
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    2.615 2.832 2.917
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    2.502 2.65 2.942
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    1.929 2.244 2.323
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    2.313 2.384 2.407
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    1.996 2.072 2.202
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    1.619 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    1.849 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    1.535 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    1.661 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    1.546 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    1.392 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    1.052 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.783 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    1.215 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.759 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.525 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.601 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.687 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.552 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.797 NA NA
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Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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H-Index History