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Manuscript Submission Guidelines


Please read the guidelines below, then follow the link at the base of this page to set up a profile and begin the submission process.


Editing Accepted manuscripts are edited for clarity, length, and adherence to the Nursing Education Perspectives editorial style. The author receives an edited copy of the manuscript before publication to check for accuracy of content.

Format If your submission does not meet these requirements, it will be returned without review.

  • The names and affiliations of authors must not appear in the text (with the exception of citing a past publication by the author as a reference).
  • References must be in APA format. References should be current (within the past five to seven years), and, if older, the author should indicate why they are included (e.g., classic reference). Only relevant references should be cited.
    • See the APA Style Manual, 6th edition, for guidance: www.apastyle.org/learn/index.aspx. It is important that you include the DOI (digital object identifier), when applicable.
  • Feature Article Submissions:
    • Manuscripts should be in 12-point type, double-spaced with 1" margins all around in Word, WordPerfect, or Text formats.
    • Include an abstract, no longer than 150 words. Research article abstracts should be structured to include the following: Aim/Purpose, Background, Methods, Results/Findings, Conclusions. Abstracts for case studies should be structured as follows: Introduction (context of case), Case Presentation, Management/Outcome, Discussion.
    • Include four to five key words using CINAHL or MeSH terms.
    • Shorter articles are encouraged. Please be sure your manuscript does not exceed 20 pages in length, including abstract and references.
    • Tables (up to three) should be single spaced and laid out using Microsoft Word's table tools in a Word document. Figures/images should be in TIFF, EPS, PDF, or JPG formats.
    • and figures are attached as separate files. They are not to be embedded within the manuscript.
  • Innovation Center Submissions:
    • Manuscripts should be in 12-point type, double-spaced with 1" margins all around in Word, WordPerfect, or Text formats.
    • Please be sure your manuscript does not exceed six pages in length, including references. Please restrict references to the most essential.
    • Include an abstract, no longer than 100 words words, for online early publication. The abstract will not be included in the print publication.
    • ŸŸTables and figures are not encouraged and will be included only at the editor's discretion. If a table is to be used, it must be single spaced and laid out using Microsoft Word's table tools in a Word document. Figures/images should be in TIFF, EPS, PDF, or JPG formats.
    • Tables and figures are attached as separate files and are not to be embedded within the manuscript.
  • Research Brief Submissions
    • Manuscripts should be in 12-point type, double-spaced with 1" margins all around in Word, WordPerfect, or Text formats.
    • Please be sure your manuscript does not exceed six pages in length, including references. Please restrict references to the most essential.
    • ŸInclude an abstract, no longer than 100 words words, for online early publication. The abstract will not be included in the print publication.
    • ŸTables and figures are not encouraged and will be included only at the editor's discretion. If a table is to be used, it must be single spaced and laid out using Microsoft Word's table tools in a Word document. Figures/images should be in TIFF, EPS, PDF, or JPG formats.
    • ŸTables and figures are attached as separate files and are not to be embedded within the manuscript.

Submit Before you begin submitting a manuscript, please gather the following information:

  1. Type of submission
    1. Featured article
    2. Innovation Center article
    3. Research Briefs article
  2. Author Information (for all authors)
    1. First Names, Middle Names/Initials, Last Names
    2. Credentials
    3. Institutions
    4. Departments
    5. Phone and Fax Numbers
    6. Street Addresses
    7. Email Addresses
    8. Affiliation during preparation of article
  3. Title and Running Title
  4. Abstract. Note word count limits above.
  5. Five key words using CINAHL or MeSH terms
  6. Manuscript files in Word, WordPerfect, or Text formats. Note that page limitations include references.
  7. Figures/Images in TIFF, EPS, PDF, or JPG formats.
  8. in XLS or DOC formats single spaced. Please, no more than three .

Click here (http://nep.allentrack2.net) to set up an online profile and begin the submission process.

For additional assistance, use the step-by-step guides for new submission or submission of a revision.

 

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