Info for Authors

The Journal of the Association for Vascular Access (JAVA) welcomes scholarly original articles on clinical practice, education and research related to vascular access including articles on vascular access manufacturing and technology, and vascular access insertion, care and maintenance issues in hospitals, ambulatory, home, hospice, and other alternative care settings. Articles must not be previously published or under consideration by another journal at the time of submission. JAVA is a multidisciplinary, international journal and invites submissions from authors in all relevant disciplines and settings. Current topics of interest to the journal include: evidence-based practice, new initiatives, outcomes research, patient/family satisfaction, patient and family instruction, international and multidisciplinary issues, use of devices, implementation of new technologies, financial implications of devices, and issues confronted in clinical practice. 

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Submission Dates 

The following dates are deadlines for possible inclusion in a specific issue. Submission by this date does not guarantee inclusion.
Spring Issue ............ December 1st
Summer Issue.......... March 1st
Fall Issue ................. June 1st
Winter Issue ............ September 1st