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Submission Preparation Checklist

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, or RTF 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.

Author Guidelines


Journal Of Nursing and Health (JNH) is a journal scientific publication published two times a year using a peer review system for article selection. JNH intended for practitioner, academics, professionals, students or among the general public who are involved and interested in the development of Nursing Science, Midwifery and Pharmacy.


  1. The manuscript submitted is a result of empirical research or scientific assessment of an actual issue in the area of educational measurement, evaluation, and assessment in a broad sense, which has not been published elsewhere and is not being sent to other journals.
  2. The length of the manuscript is approximately 5000 words (12-20 pages) including title, author(s)’ identity, abstract, tables, figures, references, and acknowledgement
  3. The manuscript should be written in A-4 paper size, single space (margins: top 3, left 3, right 2, bottom 2), Font: Times New Roman 12, written in single columns. To make it easier please download this template
  4. Any images, graphs, and tables are presented in the following arrangement:
  • Image photographs must be sharp enough to be printed on glossy paper.
  • Image, graph, and table size should meet the journal page set up.
  • Images and graphs are adjustable to be printed on white paper and black ink.
  • All of these should be numbered and referred to in the text.
  1. The citation and references are referred to American Psychological Association (APA) (Sixth Edition) style. The author is strongly recommended to use Reference Manager applications (Mendeley, Zotero, Endnote, RefWorks, etc) to facilitate referencing
  2. The manuscript should be written in English or Indonesia, saved in the form of .doc, .docx, or .rtf and submitted through the Online Journal Sistem (OJS).



Article Title

The Title should describe the summary of the research (Concise, Informative, no abbreviation, and not more than 15 words

Affiliation Lines

The author’s Names should be accompanied by the author’s institutions and email addresses, without any academic title. For every paper, one of the authors should be notified as to the Corresponding Author


The abstract form is written in a concise and clear description of the background, methods, results, conclusions, and suggestions (implications) of the research. The abstract is accompanied by a keyword (keywords) consisting of 3-5 keywords and the order is arranged alphabetically. The abstract should be no more than 250 words




  • Clearly identify the research problem, rationale, context, international relevance of the topic
  • Provide the gap to show the significance of your study
  • Present the scientific, conceptual or theoretical framework that guided the study, identifying and providing an overview of the conceptual model and/or theory where appropriate. 
  • Explain connections between study variables and support those connections with the relevant theoretical and empirical literature.
  • Explain the connections between the scientific hypothesis, conceptual model or theory and the study variables. 
  • Objective(s): State the objectives of the study as a narrative study purpose or as research questions or hypotheses to be tested at the end of the introduction. For example, ‘The aim of the study was to…’


Methods should be structured, including:

Design of Study: Clearly Identify the specific research design used, for example correlational, experimental, quasi-experimental, cross-sectional, and longitudinal study.

Sample or Participants:  Identify the sampling strategy/strategies used: random; stratified; convenience; purposive (state what purpose). Identify the inclusion and exclusion criteria. For example, ‘The inclusion criteria were…’, ‘The exclusion criteria were…’ Explain how the participants were recruited. Identify the size of the sample (and the population, if appropriate). Report the sample size calculation, or power analysis, if appropriate; if not appropriate or not undertaken, provide another type of justification for the sample size

Instruments: Clearly state the information whether you develop, adopt, adapt or modify the instrument. Clearly state the validity and reliability of the instrument.

Intervention (Only for Experimental Studies): clearly explain the process of intervention, setting, and those who did the intervention

Data Collection and Data Analysis: Describe when and where the data were collected, who collect the data. Describe the techniques used to analyse the data, including computer software used, if appropriate. For example, ‘SPSS version X was used to analyse the data. Analysis of variance techniques was used to test the hypotheses

Ethical Consideration: Identify any particular ethical issues that were attached to this research. Provide a statement of ethics committee approval. Do not name the university or other institution from which ethics committee approval was obtained; state only that ethics committee approval was obtained from a university and/or whatever other organisation is relevant


The study findings should be clear and concise. If the findings present in table or diagram, there must not be any overlap between findings shown in table/diagram and description that are written in text. The tables are arranged in a row, each table should be briefly titled and placed on top of the table, the title of the table is written in capital letters at the beginning of the word, except for the foreground. The maximum number of tables in each article is 6 tables. Photos, pictures, and diagrams are arranged in sequence, and given a short title and placed on the photo/drawing/diagram with a maximum of 3 pieces.



Describe the discussion by comparing the data obtained at this time with the data obtained in the previous study or the concept and theory. No more statistical or other mathematical symbols in the discussion. The discussion is directed at an answer to the research hypothesis. Emphasis was placed on similarities, differences, or the uniqueness of the findings obtained. It needs to discuss the reason for the findings. The implications of the results are written to clarify the impact of the results the advancement of science is studied. The discussion ended with the various limitations of the study



The conclusion can be in the form of finding generalization based on the research problems. Suggestions can be in the form of input/proposition for future researchers, or implicative recommendations from the research findings on theory, practice and probably policy.



Acknowledgement is given to the funding sources of study and those who support that funding. The names of those who support or assist the study are written clearly. Names that have been mentioned as the authors of the manuscripts are not allowed here.



Use APA (American Psychological Association) 6th Edition with DOI number format for citation and references. 

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