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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines


Ismail, Suhartini 1* .... (12pt Bold)

1Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Diponegoro, 2........


Abstract (12pt Bold)

This guide is a new format as well as a manuscript / article template used in articles published in the Indonesian Nurse Journal starting with the publication in 2017. The article begins with the Article Title, Author Name, Author Affiliation Address, followed by an abstract written in italics (Italic) throughout 150-200 words. Specifically for Abstract, text is written with a left margin of 35 mm and a right margin of 30 mm with a font size of 10 pt and the font type Times New Roman and the distance between lines is one space. If the article is in Indonesian, then the abstract must be written in Indonesian and in good English. If the article is in English, then the abstract must be written in English only. The abstract section must contain the core problems that will be raised, the method of solving them, and scientific findings obtained and conclusions. Abstracts for each language should only be written in one paragraph with the format of one column.

Keywords: writing instructions; nurse journal; article template

Abstract (12pt Bold)

[Title: Please Type the Title of Article in English here and Bold formated]This is a new author guidelines and article template for the Indonesian Nurse Journal since year 2017 publication. Article should be started by Title of Article followed by Authors Name and Affiliation Address and abstract. This abstract section should be typed in Italic font and font size of 10 pt and number of words of 150-200. Special for the abstract section, please use left margin of 25 mm, top margin of 30 mm, right and bottom margins of 20 mm. The single spacing should be used between lines in this article. If the article is written in Indonesian, the abstract should be typed in Indonesian and English. Meanwhile, if the article is written in English, the abstract should be typed in English only. The abstract should be typed as concise as possible and should be composed of: problem statements, methods, scientific finding results, and short conclusions.

Keywords : author guidelines; Indonesian Nurse Journal; article template

1. Introduction

Indonesian Nurse Journal (e-ISSN: 2548-7051) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes scientific articles from within the field of nursing. Articles published in the Indonesian Nurse journal include original scientific research results (top priority), and case study articles. The Indonesian Nurse Journal is published by the Indonesian National Nurses Association (PPNI) in Central Java. Indonesian Nurse Journal accepts manuscripts or articles in the field of nursing from academics and researchers, as well as practitioners in various settings of practice, both nationally and internationally.

The articles published in the Indonesian Nurse journal are articles that have gone through a review process by Mitra Bebestari ( peer-reviewer s). Since its first publication in 2017, the Indonesian Nurse journal only accepts articles originating from original research results (top priority), and case study articles. The decision to accept whether or not a scientific article in this journal is the right of the Editor is based on recommendations from Bebestari's partners.

2. Writing Title, Name and Address of the Author

Article title, author's name (without an academic degree), and author's affiliate address is centered on the first page under the article title. The distance between the lines between the title and the author's name is 2 spaces, while the distance between the author's affiliate address and the abstract title is 1 space. Keywords must be written below the abstract text for each language, arranged in alphabetical order and separated by semicolons with 3-5 words. For articles written in Indonesian, write the translation of the title in English at the beginning of the abstract text in English (see the example above).

Author Responsible or Corresponding Author must be marked with an asterisk followed by a comma "*)" like the example above. At the bottom of the left column of the first page / abstract, you must write the Author Author or Corresponding Author and also write the email address (see example). Communication about article revisions and final decisions will only be communicated via the Author's Correspondence email.

If the author is more than one, write the names of the authors separated by commas (,). If the author's name consists of two words, the first word of the author ( first name ) should not be abbreviated. If the author's name consists of only one word, write the real name in one word, however in the online version (HTML) it will be written in two words that contain the same name (repeating) for the purposes of indexing metadata (Camdali & Tunc, 2006; Fridman, 2008).

3. General Guidelines for Manuscript Writing

Manuscript manuscripts that meet the Indonesian Nurse Journal writing instructions in MS Word format, use this article template) must be sent online at the following URL (if there are difficulties in submitting manuscript scripts online, please contact email: xxxx):


Manuscript submission with the  Online Submission System  on the XXX portal (http: //jpi.ppnijateng ...) after registering as an Author in the " Register " section .


Article Writing Guidelines and templates can be downloaded at the following address:

Instructions for submitting manuscripts online can be seen in the Online Submit Instructions section   below. Manuscripts that are not in accordance with the instructions written in the Indonesian Nurse Journal will be returned to the author before proceeding with the review process.

Manuscripts written must contain the following components of scientific articles (subtitles in order), namely: (a) Article Title, (b) Author's Name (without title), (c) Author's Affiliate Address, (d) Abstract and Word Key, (e) Introduction, (f) Materials and Methods, (g) Results and Discussion, (h) Conclusions, (i) Acknowledgments (if any), and (j) Bibliography.

Writing subtitles in the article content section (Introduction, Materials and or Methods, Results and Discussion, and Conclusions) should be numbered in sequential Arabic numeric format starting from number one. Subtitles are written in bold with the Title Case format and are arranged flat left without underline. Subtitles are written in bold in the Sentence case format and are arranged left aligned and use the second level numbering format.

Manuscripts can be written in Indonesian or English with a maximum number of pages of 10 pages including pictures and tables. Manuscripts must be written in accordance with the template of this article in the form of print ready ( Camera ready ). Articles must be written with A4 writing size (210 x 297 mm) and with a format of 25 mm left margin, 20 mm right margin, 20 mm lower margin, and 30 mm upper margin. The manuscript must be written in Times New Roman font with a font size of 10 pt (except the title of the article, the name of the author and the title of the abstract), spaced out in one space, and in two-column format (except the title of the article, the name of the author, and abstract). The distance between columns is 10 mm.

Foreign words or terms use italics (Italic). It's best to avoid using foreign terms for Indonesian language articles. New paragraphs begin 10 mm from the left border, while between paragraphs are not given a space between. All numbers are written in Arabic numbers, except at the beginning of the sentence.

Tables and figures are placed in the text group after the tables or figures are referred. Each picture must be given a title image ( Figure Caption ) below the image and numbered in Arabic numerals followed by the image title. Each table must be given a table title ( Table Caption) and numbered the Arabic numerals at the top of the table followed by the table title. Images must be guaranteed to print clearly (font size, resolution and line size must be sure to print clearly). Figures and tables and diagrams / schemes should be placed according to columns between groups of text or if they are too large placed in the middle of the page. Tables should not contain vertical lines, horizontal lines are allowed but only important ones.

4. Specific Guidelines for Writing Content of Manuscript Manuscripts

Article Title : Article title must be written briefly and clearly, and must indicate exactly the problem to be raised, not giving opportunities for diverse interpretations, written entirely in capital letters symmetrically. Article titles may not contain abbreviations that are not commonly used. First state the main idea of the new article followed by another explanation.

Introduction : The introduction must contain (sequentially) general background, previous literature studies ( state of the art ) as a basis for the statement of scientific renewal of the article, statement of scientific renewal, and research problems or hypotheses. At the end of the introduction, the purpose of the article should be written. In the scientific article format it is not permissible to review the literature as in the research report, but is manifested in the form of a previous literature review ( state of the art ) to show the scientific novelty of the article.

Methods and / or Materials : methods and / or materials, containing methods in solving problems including analysis and / or the main materials used in research. The materials written here are only the main material and must be equipped with the brand. The methods used in completing the study are written in this section. The written equipment only contains the main equipment and is equipped with the brand.

 Results and Discussion : Results and discussion contain the results of research findings and scientific discussion. Write down scientific findings ( scientific finding) obtained from the results of research that has been done but must be supported by adequate data. The scientific findings referred to here are not the research data obtained. Scientific findings must be explained scientifically include: Are scientific findings obtained? Why does that happen? Why are variable trends like that? All these questions must be explained scientifically, not only descriptive, if necessary supported by adequate basic scientific phenomena. In addition, it should be explained also the comparison with the results of other researchers who are almost the same topic. Research results and findings must be able to answer the research hypotheses in the introduction.

Conclusions : Conclusions describe answers to hypotheses and / or research objectives or scientific findings obtained. Conclusions do not contain a repeat of the results and discussion, but rather a summary of the findings as expected in the objectives or hypotheses. If necessary, at the end of the conclusion can also be written things that will be done related to further ideas from the research.

Acknowledgments : Acknowledgments are primarily addressed to research funders or donors. Acknowledgments can also be conveyed to those who helped carry out the research.

References : All references referred to in the article text must be registered in the References section. Bibliography must contain references that come from primary sources (scientific journals and a minimum of 80% of the total bibliography) published in the last 10 (ten) years. Each article contains at least 10 (ten) references. Writing a reference system in the article text and writing a bibliography should use a reference management application program such as: Mendeley, EndNote, or Zotero, or others.

5. Guidelines for Writing Equations

Each equation is written in the middle of the column and given a number written in brackets and placed at the end of the right margin. Equations must be written using Equation Editor in MS Word or Open Office (Primack, 1983).

6. Guidelines for Writing Quotations / References in the Article Text

Every time you take data or cite statements from other libraries, the writer is obliged to write the source of the reference. References or citations are written in the description / text by means of the author's name and year (Irwan and Salim, 1998). If there are more than two authors, then only the first author's name is followed by "et al" or " et al. "(Bezuidenhout et al., 2009; Roeva, 2012). All that is referred to in the text must be registered in the Bibliography section, and vice versa, everything written in the Bibliography must be referred to in the text (Wang et al., 2011).

7. Writing Guide Bibliography

Writing Bibliography should use reference management applications such as Mendeley , End Note , Zotero , or others. The writing format used in the Indonesian Nurse Journal is in accordance with the APA 6 th Edition ( American Psychological Associate on) format .

Library in the form of scientific magazines / journals: 

Abroug, F, et al. (2008). The effect of prone positioning in acute respiratory distress syndrome or acute lung injury: A meta-analysis. Areas of uncertainty and recommendations for research. Intensive Care Med, 34, 1002-1011.

Library in the form of book titles :

Alligood, MR (2010). Nursing theory: Utilization & application (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Mosby.

Library of the website:

World Health Organization. (2008). The global burden of disease: 2004 update. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization. Retrieved from: ..

9. Conclusion

Every article sent to the Indonesian Nurse Journal editorial office must follow these writing instructions. If the article does not conform to these guidelines, the article will be returned before further review.

Thank-you note

Thank you to the Central Java Indonesian National Nurses Association for funding the sustainability of this journal.


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10. Article Processing Costs

Each article published is paid IDR 450,000

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Jurnal Perawat Indonesia (e-ISSN: 2338-2074) is a peer-reviewed journal published by Persatuan Perawat Nasional Indonesia. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer and the publisher. This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.