Author GuidelinesPlease carefully read the Author Guidelines before submitting your article.

Frequently Asked QuestionsTo see short video clips of the JOGNN editors discussing answers to frequently asked questions, click here and scroll to the video series.

In Focus Submission GuidelinesFor more information on submitting invited In Focus manuscripts, click here.

Copyright/Author Disclosure FormsAll submissions must be accompanied by a completed and signed Copyright/Author Disclosure Form for every author listed on a manuscript. These forms will be uploaded in Editorial Manager as part of the submission process.

Revision TableWhen submitting a revised manuscript, use this table to address the editor´s and reviewer´s comment. The table should be placed in the manuscript immediately following the title. For the table template click here.

APA Formatting InstructionsAll manuscripts must be formatted per the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition, American Psychological Association. For the most recent guidelines, click here. For an online orientation to APA, click here.

Suggested Books for AuthorsA list of useful books has been compiled by nursing editors. To view this list, click here.

Writing Systematic ReviewsFor information on writing systematic literature reviews, click here.

Reporting Guidelines CONSORT checklist. (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) provides direction for reporting randomized controlled trials and includes the CONSORT Statement, a checklist focused on the structure of the report, and a flow diagram to document the progression of all participants through the trial. For more information, click here.

STROBE checklist. (STRengthening the Reporting of OBservation studies in Epidemiology) Guidelines for reporting observational studies. For more information, click here.

PRISMA checklist. (Preferred Reporting Items of Systematic reviews Meta-Analyses) provides standards for the preparation of reports of systematic literature reviews and meta-analyses. An expansion of the previous QUOROM Statement, PRISMA can be applied to reviews of randomized trials and other types of research and includes a checklist and flow diagram. For more information click here.

MOOSE checklist. (Meta-analysis of Observational Studies in Epidemiology) Guidelines for reporting systematic reviews of observational studies.

SQUIRE checklist. (Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence) should be used for all reports of quality improvement projects. For more information, click here.

STARD checklist. (STAndards for the Reporting of Diagnostic accuracy studies) Guidelines for reporting studies of diagnostic accuracy. For more information, click here.

CARE Checklist. (CAse REport) Includes recommendations for guidance in writing a case report. Although written from a medical perspective, these guidelines are generally applicable to nursing case reports. For more information click here.

Qualitative ResearchFor more information, see Research in Nursing and Health (RINAH) resources for qualitative research reporting.

ArtworkFor help with preparing digital artwork, click here.

Writing for PublicationThis publication is an easy to follow guide for nurses thinking of publishing their work.

Elsevier´s Publishing CampusFor free online lectures, interactive training courses, expert advice, and resources to support you in publishing your journal article click here.

Author ServicesFor Elsevier author services, click here.

English-language Editing ServicesAuthors who need help with English language usage, click here.

Nurse Author & EditorTo view Nurse Author & Editor, an international publication dedicated to nurse authors, editors and reviewers, click here.

Editorial Manager Author TutorialThis tutorial will help you with questions you may have about online submission in Editorial Manager.

Publication EthicsFor information on ethical publication, please click here.