About the Journal

Journal Keperawatan (p-ISSN 2809-6363 | e-ISSN 2828-4135) is an open access journal published and developed by the Department of Nursing at Poltekkes Kemenkes Aceh. This journal article is published every six months, namely in February and August (2 editions per year).

The focus and scope of this journal is nursing science in general. This journal is in the process of being accredited by the National Journal (ARJUNA) which is managed by the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia.


Focus and Scope

Journal Keperawatan publishes articles of research results in the field of nursing in general which include the Maternity Nursing, Medical Surgical of Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Management in Nursing, Community Nursing, Family in Nursing, Emergency and Trauma Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, and Gerontological Nursing.


Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow focus and scope, and author guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must address scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope. All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection softaware to do the similarity checking. 

The research article submitted to this journal will be peer-reviewed at least 1 (one) or more expert reviewers. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript.

Final decision of articles acceptance will be made by Editors according to reviewers comments. Publication of accepted articles including the sequence of published articles will be made by Editor in Chief by considering sequence of accepted date and geographical distribution of authors as well as thematic issue



All articles to be published in this journal are temporarily free of charge.