Closing date: March 1, 2023

The International Journal of Critical Care Editorial Board is excited to announce a call for papers for a special issue on Advances in Critical Care Education.

Guest Editor for the special issue is Professor Michael Ackerman, DNS, RN, FCCM, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN,

Focus: We welcome submission of papers reflecting innovations in critical care education, as well as other education and training-related topics that have a great impact on patients’ outcomes and critical care clinicians’ professional development and well-being.

Potential topics include but are not limited to advances and applications of simulation, inter-professional education, methods to enhance practice readiness, teaching approaches and frameworks for facilitating adult learners in the ICU, tools for measuring competency, technology-assisted decision making, educational programs and innovations in low-resource settings.

How to submit: We welcome papers aligned with the IJCC scope and Author guidelines.

Please prepare your manuscript according to author guidelines and submit electronically to: by the closing date.

For queries: For questions regarding the fit of your study, please feel free to contact the Guest Editor: Michael Ackerman,, or Managing Editor:  Patricia Zrelak, with a title and a summary of your work.

 About International Journal of Critical Care: The International Journal of Critical Care (IJCC) is the official Journal of the World Federation of Critical Care Nurses (WFCCN). IJCC is an open-access peer-reviewed international journal accepting submissions from the global community of critical care. There are no publication fees.

IJCC publishes research reports, systematic reviews, quality improvement and practice development studies, case studies, expert professional opinion statements, editorials and letters to the editor on every aspect of critical care with a focus on research evidence, innovation and improvement of patient outcomes. Critical Care is broadly defined including but not limited to Intensive care, coronary care, cardiothoracic, emergency, trauma, paramedical situations managed by nurses, doctors, pharmacists, other allied health professionals caring for adults, children, and neonates with complex and life-threatening conditions. IJCC targets a global audience of primarily critical care nurses, other nurses, doctors and allied health care professionals, and nursing and health care students.

Call for reviewers: We invite reviewers for this special issue and subsequent issues. If you want to be involved as reviewer, please contact our Managing Editor, Patricia Zrelak, with a brief summary of your research interests and publication and/ or editorial experience (50-100 words).