Updated 1 January 2022
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 (optional). Unstructured abstract is required since Vol 8(1) 2022 (100-300 words).
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 (optional). Unstructured abstract is required since Vol 8(1) 2022 (100-300 words).
LETTERS TO THE EDITORS
The observations presented in the letters should be concise and clear, and ideally relate to previously published articles or viewpoints expressed in the journal. The word count should be limited to 1000 words, with a maximum of ten references and three photographs. Letters on topics directly relevant to the journal's interests are also welcomed and may have up to four authors. Since Vol 8(1) 2022, an unstructured abstract of 100-300 words is required.
A perspective article offers a fresh and distinct perspective on established issues, basic principles, or widespread beliefs related to a specific topic. It puts forward and substantiates a new hypothesis, discusses the implications of a newly introduced innovation, or provides insight into current advancements and future directions on a topic. Perspective pieces may incorporate original data alongside personal opinions and are typically peer-reviewed, with a length of approximately 3000-5000 words. Since Vol 8(1) 2022, an unstructured abstract of around 250-300 words is also mandatory.