Editorial Policies


Focus and Scope

IJINNA (International Journal of Indonesia National Nurses Association) is an official journal issued by the Indonesian National Nurses Association (INNA). This journal aims to facilitate a scientific communication among nurses in the area of clinical practice, education, nursing management and policy through the publication of original research (including pilot project), systematic review, clinical issue (e.g. case report, practical innovation), commentaries, and short communication. IJINNA is published two times a year in February and August.

IJINNA receives articles containing results of research on Medical-Surgical Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Maternity Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Community Nursing, and Nursing Management.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

All articles submitted to IJINNA will go through an editorial review process and double-blind peer reviews. The articles that are in accordance with the focus and scope of IJINNA will be sent to reviewers. Each article will be reviewed by two reviewers. In some cases, one article can be reviewed by more than two reviewers. The results of the review will serve as the basis of whether an article is accepted without revision, accepted with revision, or rejected. The article received with revision will proceed to the next stage, which is returned to the authors for revision based on to the feedback from the reviewer. Meanwhile, the rejected article will be returned to the authors. When the revision is completed and in accordance with the provisions, the article will be published. The Editorial Team has the right to edit the article and all matters related to the publication of articles in IJINNA in accordance with IJINNA's author guidelines.



This journal will be archived permanently to maintain security and storage of data using the LOCKSS system.


Publication Frequency

IJINNA is published every 6 months (February and August).


Open Access Policy

IJINNA is an open access journal provided to readers free of charge. Readers can read, download, distribute, print, copy, and search all articles in IJINNA.


Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

IJINNA applies the Code of Ethics of Scientific Publications in every issue. The Code of Ethics of Scientific Publications includes three ethical values in publications, namely neutrality (free from conflict of interests in the management of publications), fairness (granting authorship rights to those entitled as authors), and honesty [free from duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism in publication]. IJINNA follows the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) regarding all aspects of publication ethics. All articles involving human subjects must adhere the Declaration of Helsinki, while those involving animal subjects must comply with the International Guiding Principles for Biomedical Research as developed by the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS).


IJINNA is committed to implementing the ethical standards of publication in every issue. All articles that do not meet the standards will be withdrawn from publication. If there is an article in IJINNA which allegedly contains elements of plagiarism or is published in more than one journal, it will be reported to the relevant parties.

The followings are the code of ethics for authors, editorial board, and reviewers of IJINNA.


Editorial Policy


  • Ensures that the article submitted is an original article, free from fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, duplication, fragmentation and copyright violation of data/contents.
  • Ensures that the article has not been published elsewhere or is not being evaluated in other journals and will not be withdrawn and sent to other journals for evaluation during the evaluation process conducted by IJINNA.
  • Is willing to revise the article that has been evaluated and not withdraw unilaterally without informing the editor of IJINNA, especially if the article is under review.
  • Informs IJINNA that the article submitted does not contain statements that are against the law, defamatory or the like and does not contain material that infringe upon personal rights or property rights of any other person or entity.
  • Informs IJINNA that the article submitted is the contribution of the entire team of authors, not involving honorary authors or ghost authors.
  • Writes acknowledgments to those who helped the research and publication of the article.
  • Declare authorship agreement which contains that the author team acknowledges authorship in relation to public responsibility and is responsible for the entire contents stated in the article.
  • Submits the article through the IJINNA website.


Editorial Board:

  • Ensures that double-blind peer review of articles submitted by authors is conducted fairly and proportionally
  • Discloses if there is a conflict of interest.
  • Ensures that all information relating to articles submitted is kept confidential prior to publication.
  • Evaluates articles only for their intellectual content regardless of ethnicity, belief, politics, racial affiliation, religion and institutional authors.
  • Editor-in-Chief coordinates the distribution of roles and responsibilities of the IJINNA editorial board.
  • Editors can communicate with reviewers to make final decision.


  • Evaluates articles based on content regardless of ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, religious beliefs or political choices of the authors.
  • Ensures that all information relating to articles submitted is kept confidential and reports to the Editor-in-Chief if there is copyright infringement and plagiarism from the authors.
  • Evaluates articles submitted objectively and clearly presents their opinions about the articles in the form of a review and a filled form to indicate the results of reviewing the IJINNA articles.
  • Keeps information relating to the articles confidential.
  • Informs the Editor-in-Chief and withdraw themselves from the review process if they feel ineligible to review the research reported in the articles.



Opinions that are expressed in articles published in IJINNA do not reflect the views of the editorial board or the publisher.


Publication Charges

IJINNA is an open access journal that does not charge fees for every article submitted received and published in IJINNA. Every author team whose article is published in IJINNA will get a copy of the journal containing the article they wrote and ten offprints.


Advertising Policy

Advertisements are not allowed to appear in the printed version or the online version of the article.


Publication Information

IJINNA (International Journal of the Indonesian National Nurses Association) (P-ISSN 2614-2333; E-ISSN 2614-4794).

IJINNA was first published in February 2018.

IJINNA is an official journal published by the Central Board of the Indonesian National Nurses Association (DPP PPNI).


Article Withdrawal Policy

Authors can withdraw their article from the publishing plan in IJINNA by sending an official letter or e-mail letter signed by all the author team to the e-mail address of IJINNA secretariat. The letter states reasons for withdrawing the article.



All articles submitted and published in IJINNA will be kept confidential. So will all forms of communication with authors and editors. Every author is required to keep the communication with IJINNA confidential. It is not allowed to send all forms of correspondence with IJINNA to other websites or publishers without permission of the editor.


Policy of Screening for Plagiarism

An article to be published in IJINNA must be free from plagiarism of other people's work or self-plagiarism in terms of ideas, data content, words, sentences, paragraphs, or entirety. Therefore, it is necessary to check similarity/plagiarism using iThenticate and Turnitin. The similarity/plagiarism of the article tolerated by IJINNA is less than 20% and the score should be submitted to the editorial team before the article is reviewed and published.