Writing Guidelines

This writing rule uses the format of writing two-column newspaper columns for content, while for the location of the Title to abstract sections using one column, the MS file. WORD can be downloaded below


Every writer who will submit the article manuscript to the JKA Journal (Jurnal Keperawatan Abdurrab) must read the writing guidelines first and ensure that the manuscript submitted is in accordance with the JKA writing format. Manuscripts submitted can be in the form of original research articles or literature studies.

The manuscript must be in accordance with focus and scope which includes:

  1. Pediatric Nursing
  2. Maternity Nursing
  3. Mental Health Nursing
  4. Medical Surgical Nursing
  5. Emergency Nursing and
  6. Community Nursing
  7. Medical sugery nursing community nursing
  8. Holistic Nursing
  9. Geriatric Nursing

10.Public health


Shipping Method

  1. The author first registers on the OJS JKA website, Register http://jurnal.univrab.ac.id/index.php/keperawatan/user/register, after that submit articles on the submission menu.
  2. The manuscript is made with Ms Word in one file in accordance with the template that has been
  3. The author can be more than one person. Correspondence writers must ensure that
  4. Submitted manuscripts have been approved by all authors.
  5. The main author's name is written first.
  6. Correspondent writers do not have to be the main authors, but correspondent authors are responsible for the submission process and communicating with the editing team.

Script Format

  1. The script is neatly typed in the Times New Roman font (the rules are in the template).
  2. A4 paper type. With the format of 2-column newspapers except the abstract section (rules there are templates
  3. The language used is standard Indonesian in accordance with EYD and KBBI for content while B. English - Indonesian for Abstract.
  4. Citation uses the IEEE format.
  5. The table is presented, as follows:

Images are presented with low resolution but are still clear and legible, for example like the picture below:

Main Script

The title page includes:

Indonesian Title, Short Title, Author's Name, Statement of origin of the author's institution, Address of institution, Author's Email Address


Abstracts are made in one paragraph without separating the division of content. The abstract must include background, objectives, methodology, results and conclusions. The abstract does not exceed 250 words and is made in two languages. The abstract ends with a maximum of five keywords from the script.


The introduction should explain the background, objectives, summary of the literature study that has been done, explain why the proposed topic is important to be published, and the contribution of the text to the community.

Literature Review

The literature review section should cover previous studies or similar studies then compare with the current research and also add an explanation obtained from the references used:


The method part must include, Research Framework, Requirement analysis, System design


Serve the results with logical flow in the form of text, tables, graphics or images. Don't repeat data that has been presented in a table or graph in the text. Emphasize important results. Discuss important aspects of the study conducted, including the implications of the findings for technology science in general. Do not repeat data or statements that have been presented in the background or results section. The discussion also includes the limitations or weaknesses of the study and its implications for further research.


This section clearly states the conclusions of the study. Concluding paragraph.


For writing a Bibliography, it is required to use the Reference Manager (library application / bibliography) such as EndNote, Mendeley, Reference Manager, and others. With IEEE format. Complete provisions along with examples of literature according to JKA journal standards can be seen in the template


Manuscripts that have been received by the editorial team will go through the initial review, especially the initial review includes the writing format. Manuscripts that do not follow the writing format will be returned to the correspondent author

Manuscripts that have passed the initial review process will be forwarded to the reviewer appointed by the editorial team. An assessment will be given by the reviewer whether the manuscript is suitable for publication in JKA or not.

Manuscripts that are suitable for publication will be asked for a statement of copyright transfer and a non-plagiarism statement.


The writing format of the literature study script follows the format of writing the research article script. There are differences in the methodology section that emphasizes the ways and process of literature study used. Includes literature selection criteria (inclusion and exclusion) databases used as sources of literature and others. The literature used is at least 10 journal references and 2 book references with a span of the last 5 years for journals and the last 10 years for books.