The newsletter of The Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses, Inc.

The Update will be available online through the SOHN website to SOHN Members only. New issues can be expected 4 times a year and members will be notified via email when new issues are released.

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Core Curriculum for Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nursing – 3rd Edition

The 3rd Edition is finally here!

We have been working hard on the 3rd edition of SOHN's Core Curriculum textbook and it's release is finally here!

After getting feedback from our members and past purchasers of the Core Curriculum, the newest edition includes updated content, new chapters, and will is accessible by electronic download only. That means minimal wait times to receive your electronic copy, easier accessibilitythe ability to search for key terms and phrases, and the ability for purchasers to print out as needed.

Purchase the Core Curriculum Textbook – 3rd Edition


ORL - Head and Neck Nursing Journal

Editorial Committee

Margaret Hickey MSN MS RN
Associate Editors 
Lenore Harris MSN RN CNS
Michele Farrington BSN RN PMGT-BC
Editorial Board

  • Linda Miller-Calandra MSN CPNP CORLN
  • Maria Colandrea DNP NP-C CORLN FAAN
  • Cindy Dawson MSN RN CORLN
  • Beth Grabiak PhD CRNP RN
  • Helene Krouse PhD ANP-BC CORLN FAAN
  • Ann Luther MSN APRN BC CORLN
  • Susan Rudy MSN, CRNP, CORLN

ORL – Head and Neck Nursing Journal is a peer-reviewed journal.  Each submitted article deemed appropriate for the journal by the editorial staff will be peer-reviewed prior to acceptance and publication.  Peer review is completed by a minimum of 4 SOHN member reviewers with expertise in the submitted journal content.  Peer reviewers are identified through SOHN’s Special Interest Groups which encompass the broad range of ORL sub-specialties and practice settings: otology, allergy and sinus, head and neck, facial plastics, gerontology, military nursing, advanced practice nursing, pediatric nursing, office based nursing, peri-operative nursing.  The Journal’s editorial staff will communicate and mentor authors as needed through the process.

Our editorial staff welcomes articles related to otorhinolaryngology and head and neck oncology nursing practice including original research and review papers, clinical case reports, data descriptor articles (these articles must point to dataset that is publicly accessible), and descriptions of clinical or surgical procedures. Please reach out to headquarters with any questions, [email protected]

SOHN Membership includes complimentary access to full issues of the ORL – Head and Neck Nursing Journal. To access the journal, please be sure you are logged into the SOHN site. The issues will be available both in the Resources tab of the SOHN site menu under "Publications" or at this link. Non-SOHN Members can purchase full issues of the Journal at the Order Form below.

Potential authors, please download the submission guidelines and forms. Return all forms and manuscript for consideration to SOHN via email to [email protected]

Journal Order Form

Journal Pricing

Purchase of Otorhinolaryngology Head-Neck Nursing journal 1 Year subscription (4 quarterly issues)

  • Members = $0.00 USD
  • Non-Members = $100 USD

Purchase of Otorhinolaryngology Head-Neck Nursing journal issue (1 quarterly issue)

  • Members = $0.00 USD
  • Non-Members = $30 USD

Purchase of article published within Otorhinolaryngology Head-Neck Nursing journal (1 article within the issue)

  • Members = $0.00 USD
  • Non-Members = $20.00 USD

Copyright release to use figure/table/illustrations published within Otorhinolaryngology Head-Neck Nursing journal

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