Information for Authors

​​​​​​​Nursing2018 accepts manuscript submissions through a submission service on another website. 

Nursing2018​ has specific instructions and guidelines for submitting articles. Those instructions and guidelines are readily available on the submission service site. Please read and review them carefully. Articles that are not submitted in accordance with our instructions and guidelines are more likely to be rejected.​

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Our Departments

Clinical Queries—A specific, focused clinical question followed by an expert's reply (350-700 words). 

Controlling Pain—Delves into issues related to relieving or easing pain, featuring the latest guidelines and best practices (1,000-2,000 words). 

Infusion Therapy—Evidence-based guidelines and practical advice about all aspects of infusion therapy (1,000-2,000 words). 

Infection Prevention—Techniques, tips, and advice for preventing and treating healthcare-associated and community-acquired infections (700-1,500 words).

Inspiring Change—A description of a change in practice spearheaded by nurses to correct or improve an identified problem or opportunity in their own hospital or practice area (1,000-2,000 words).

Learning Curve—Presents content about an important aspect of academic achievement, precepting, or continuing education (1,000-2,000 words).

New Horizons—Topics include nonclinical aspects of nursing, such as career advancement, mentoring, and professional matters (1,000-2,000 words).

Nursing Research—Original nursing research pertinent to practice presented in a traditional format using the ​​SQUIRE 2.0 guidelines ​(1,500-3,000 words).

Patient Safety—Covers all aspects of safety, from bedside care to national safety initiatives (1,000-2,000 words). 

Sharing—A story describing dramatic, moving, or interesting personal experiences worth sharing with other nurses because of a valuable lesson learned (500-1,000 words). 

Student Voices—Content that has value or applicability for students, written by a nurse achieving any level of academic attainment, from undergraduates to doctoral candidates (700-1,500 words).

Tech Notes—Addresses any aspect of the technology nurses use on a day-to-day basis, from informatics to innovations (1,000-2,000 words).

Urgent Care—​Covers various topics related to this new healthcare landscape (700-1,500 words).

Wound and Skin Care—Practical advice, often including helpful photos, on how to assess and care for wounds and skin conditions (1,000-2,000 words). ​