AANLCP Journal Archives


The Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning is the official peer-reviewed publication of the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners. Articles, statements, and opinions contained herein are those of the author(s) and are not necessarily the official policy of the AANLCP® or the editors, unless expressly stated as such. The Association reserves the right to accept, reject, or alter manuscripts or advertising material submitted for publication.

The Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning is published quarterly in spring, summer, winter, and fall.  Journal contents are also indexed at the Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) at

Upcoming AANLCP Journal issues

(Subject to Change)

Issue/Date Topic Due To Editor Out to Reviewers Due Back From Reviewers
Winter February 1st, 2024 Assistive and Durable Medical Equipment December 15th, 2023 December 22nd, 2023 January 15th, 2024
Spring May 1st, 2024 Spinal and Nervous Tissue February 28th, 2024 March 7th, 2024 March 14th, 2024
Summer August 1st, 2024 Ethics June 22nd, 2024 June 30th, 2024 July 8th, 2024
Fall November 1st, 2024 Leadership in the Industry September 15th, 2024 September 22nd, 2024 October 1st, 2024
Winter February 1st, 2025 Ostomy and Wound Care December 15th, 2024 December 22nd, 2024 January 15th, 2025

Contributors: Are you a life care planning professional, or a healthcare professional with a passion for the life care planning and rehabilitation industry? AANLCP is seeking authors and contributors for the Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning, a peer reviewed journal published quarterly.  Click here to contact the journal editor for more information and to get involved. You may also consider reviewing APA guidelines for citations and references, our Copyright Assignment and Agreement, in addition to Information for Authors.

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Available Journal issues

Journal Year
Journal Year
AANLCP Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning Winter 2024 Cover
AANLCP Journal Winter 2024
Assistive & Durable Medical Equipment
Journal Nurse Life Care Planning Fall 2023
AANLCP Journal Fall 2023
Interacting With Other Disciplines
Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning Cover Summer 2023
AANLCP Journal Summer 2023
Mental Health
Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning Spring 2023
AANLCP Journal Spring 2023
Business of Life Care Planning
AANLCP Journal Winter 2023
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AANLCP Journal Fall 2022
Orthopedics, Pain, and Research
AANLCP Journal Summer 2022
AANLCP Journal Summer 2022
Pain Management Revisited
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AANLCP Journal Spring 2022
Expert Witnessing & Testimony
AANLCP Journal Summer 2021
AANLCP Journal Summer 2021
Ages and Stages on Life Care Planning
Spring 2021
AANLCP Journal Spring 2021
The Business of NLCP
winter 2021
AANLCP Journal Winter 2021
Therapeutic Modalities
AANLCP Journal Fall 2020
Durable Medical Equipment and NLCP
AANLCP Journal Summer 2020
AANLCP Journal Summer 2020
Evidence Based Practice
Spring 2020 Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning
AANLCP Journal Spring 2020 Advances in Amputation
PDF File
AANLCP Journal Winter 2020
Spinal Cord Injury Updates
AANLCP Journal FALL 2019
Technology Update