ISSN 0121-4500
printed version

ISSN 2346-0261
online version



Basic Information

Advances in Nursing Science is a serialized four month, scientific publication of the Nursing Faculty from Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá Office; it was created in May 1982 and publishes original nursing contributions, health related disciplines and other performance fields, contributions to enhancing health and living conditions of the population, and contributions to developing health systems. The journal is published thrice a year and receives articles written in Spanish, Portuguese and English.

Advances in Nursing Science spreads only unpublished articles, that is to say, documents that have not been published before in other formats (electronic or printed) and that are not submitted to consideration of other publications or media.


The journal Avances en Enfermería is a communication mean to disseminate the scientific outcomes derived from research —revision of topics, experiences and reflections— of the various national and international health entities and academic communities that contribute to the theoretical growth of the professional nursing trade.


Become a national and international benchmark in the dissemination of knowledge about the areas of nursing and health through the publication of high-quality scientific papers that contribute to the development of the trade.

Information Services

The articles published in complete title of the journal are indexed or summarized by:

  • Literatura Latinoamericana y del Caribe en Ciencias de la Salud (LILACS-BIREME)
  • Sistema Regional de Información en Línea para Revistas Científicas de América Latina y del Caribe, España y Portugal (LATINDEX)
  • Índice Nacional de Publicaciones Seriadas Científicas y Tecnológicas Colombianas (PUBLINDEX), categoría A2.
  • Fuente Académica de EBSCO
  • Scientific Electronic Library on Line (SciELO-Colombia)
  • Incluida en la Base de Datos CUIDEN de la Fundación INDEX y en Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)


Reproduction:  printed reproduction of articles with non-academic objectives is prohibited.

Opinions and findings issued are the authors’ responsibility and do not compromise the magazine nor the Nursing Faculty of Universidad Nacional de Colombia.


The publication of this journal is financially supported by: Fondo de la Unidad de Gestión de Investigación de la Facultad de Enfermería de la Universidad Nacional Colombia, Sede Bogotá

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