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Systemic Dynamics has been widely used as a method for studies in the areas of education, health care, and behavioral sciences. This paper discussed the SD application in nursing research by illustrating examples of published articles in nursing discipline, which can be classified into physiologic, socio-psychological, and health policy fields. It also identified the limitations of SD use in nursing and suggests strategies in order to facilitate a SD method for nursing research: 1) systematic introduction of SD in nursing research fields; 2) Interest about SD as an innovative research method; 3) researcher’s efforts to understand the SD method in academic settings.