Author Guidelines

As part of the submission process, authors need to ensure that their posts comply with all of the following. Posts may be returned to authors who do not comply with these guidelines.

  • The submitted paper has not been previously published and has not been reviewed by other journals (or explanations are provided in the comments to the editors).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • Please ensure that the main text is following the correct layout: one-column, double space, A4 with appropriate margins (Top: 2.54 cm, Bottom: 2.54 cm, Left: 2.54 cm, and Right: 2.54 cm), Times New Roman, and font 12).
  • All illustrations, figures, and tables are placed at the end of the references.
  • Articles can be original articles, case studies, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses in nursing fields.

Title Page File: 

This must include the following information:

  • The title of the article (not exceeding 18 words).
  • Author's name and its affiliation (institution). The author responsible for the correspondence


  • The abstract should be concise, maximum of 250 words, written both in Indonesian and English. The abstract contains a summary of the research's background, aim, methods, results, and conclusions. It should be avoided writing libraries or citations in abstracts and abbreviated abbreviations.

Keywords (Kata kunci)

  • Keywords in Indonesian and English, after each abstract which provide 3 to 5 keywords of the abstract. The Keywords should be referring to Each keyword should be separated by a semicolon (;)

Background (Pendahuluan)

  • The introduction contains background why research is conducted. Detailed literature writing and the conclusion of research results should be avoided in this section.

Aim (Tujuan)

Contains aim which explained by hypothesis


  • This section contains tools and materials specifically used in the research as well as the workings of research methods undertaken. The workings that already existed in previous research, should be included in the reference


The results should reveal and explain the results of the studies conducted in the form of the resulting tables or photographs.


The results obtained are discussed by comparing them with the results of previous studies. Other references (of previous studies) are intended to enhance the discussion of the results of the studies conducted. References in discussions must meet scientific requirements (journals, textbooks, or minutes).


The author-year notation system is required and completed. All references mentioned should be written down in reference using APA 7th Edition style and arranged from A to Z. Articles have minimal 20 recent references (last 10 years) and 80% is journal or main references. References from journal publications should be provided by DOI. All cited references must be mentioned in in-text citation and used Mendeley or EndNote.

Journal Article

Farčić, N., Barać, I., Lovrić, R., Pačarić, S., Gvozdanović, Z., & Ilakovac, V. (2020). The Influence of Self-Concept on Clinical Decision-Making in Nurses and Nursing Students: A Cross-Sectional Study. International journal of environmental research and public health, 17(9), 3059.   

Online News/Magazine Article

Kennedy, M. (2018, October 15). To prevent wildfires, PG&E pre-emptively cuts power to thousands in California. NPR.


Drench, Noonan, Sharby, and Ventura (2012). Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare, 3rd Edition. Pearson, LLC.

Web Page

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (n.d.). Preventing HPV-associated cancers.

Online Report

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. (2017, January). Key indicators of health by service planning area.