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It is the great honor for us to edit proceedings of 2nd International Congress of Nursing (ICON-2018) 13–15 April 2018 Marmara University, Faculty of Health ciencesDepartment of Nursing–Istanbul, Turkey. This privileged scientific event has contributed to the field of educational sciences and research for ten years.
As the guest editors of this issue, we are glad to see variety of articles focusing on the Nursing Practice; Innovations in Patient Care, Multi-Professional Practice, Nursing Practice Model Reform, Acute / Critical Care, Care of Patients with Chronic Disease, Symptom Management, Nursing Education; Innovations in Nursing Education, Problem-Based, Teaching and Learning, Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning, Critical Thinking and Caring Competency Training Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making Competency Training, Nursing Management; Workforce Planning, Innovations and Reforms in Nursing Management, Human Resource Management, Quality and Safety of Nursing Care, Nursing Outcome Study, Crisis and Risk Management Primary Care Nursing, Information Technology in Nursing, Nursing Ethics, Ageing and Geriatric Nursing, Mental Health Nursing and etc.
Furthermore, the conference is getting more international each year, which is an indicator that it is getting worldwide known and recognized. Scholars from all over the world contributed to the conference. Special thanks are to all the reviewers, the members of the international editorial board, the publisher, and those involved in technical processes. We would like to thank all who contributed to in every process to make this issue actualized. A total of 169 full papers or abstracts were submitted for this conference and each paper has been peer reviewed by the reviewers specialized in the related field. At the end of the review process, a total of 14 high quality research papers were selected and accepted for publication.
I hope that you will enjoy reading the papers.
Prof. Dr. Nesrin Nural, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey
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