Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Nursing Sciences Journal (NSJ), is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to publish research papers in nursing areas such as fundamental and basic nursing, adult or medical surgical nursing, neonatal and pediatric nursing, maternity nursing, mental health and psychiatric nursing, family and community health nursing, geriatric nursing, nursing administration and management, oncology nursing, transcultural nursing, HIV/AIDS and tropical diseases - and related healthcare issues such as health professional, health policy or healthcare system, women’s health and education with focus on national or regional trend and issues.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Articles submitted to NSJ undergo peer review. Articles submitted to NSJ will be screened by the editor. If the article passes the editorial screening, the article will be sent to reviewer for blind peer review. After the peer review, the reviewer gives a recommendation to the editor. Based on the reviewer’s recommendation, the editor board will take a decision about the acceptance or rejection of the manuscript. The editor may decide to: 1) accept the manuscript without revisions, 2) invite authors to resubmit the manuscript after minor or major revisions while the final decision is kept pending, or 3) reject the manuscript. 




Open Access Policy

NSJ provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge