Editorial, Letter to Editors, and Perspective

Updated 1 January 2022

EDITORIAL

These are usually solicited, contributed by editorial board members, but unsolicited material may also be considered (approx. 1000 to 3000 words). A maximum of 20 references may be included. Editorials should normally not have tables and figures. Unstructured abstract is required since Vol 8(1) 2022 (100-300 words).

GUEST EDITORIAL

A Guest Editorial is published by the Editors' invitation on a variety of current issues impacting and influencing nursing and healthcare education. Guest Editorials can have a national or international focus (approx. 1000 to 3000 words). A maximum of 20 references may be included. Guest Editorials should typically not have tables and figures. Unstructured abstract is required since Vol 8(1) 2022 (100-300 words).

LETTERS TO THE EDITORS

These should be short and decisive observations. They should preferably be related to articles previously published in the Journal or views expressed in the journal. The maximum word count should not exceed 1000 words, references should not exceed more than ten, with a maximum of three photographs. The Editors are also willing to consider letters of subjects of direct relevance to the Journal's interest. It could be generally authored by not more than four authors. Unstructured abstract is required since Vol 8(1) 2022 (100-300 words).

PERSPECTIVE

A perspective article presents a new and unique viewpoint on existing problems, fundamental concepts, or prevalent notions on a specific topic, propose and support a new hypothesis, or discuss the implications of a newly implemented innovation. Perspective pieces may focus on current advances and future directions on a topic, and may include original data as well as personal opinion. This is a short peer-reviewed article of around 3000-5000 words. Unstructured abstract of about 250-300 words is required since Vol 8(1) 2022.