Author Guidelines

Guidelines for Authors

Statement Form

Jurnal Kesehatan Surya Nusantara (Jurkessutra) are a journal of scientific publications published every six months (double) using a peer review system for article selection. Jurnal Kesehatan Surya Nusantara intended for practitioners, academics, professionals, students or among the general public who are involved and interested in the development of Health and Nursing Science. It can receive relevant articles in the field of health and nursing, which includes research articles.

General Instructions

The articles received are original works, have not been and / or are in the process of being published in other journals, all articles have been approved by the ethics committee and articles involving human subjects have obtained informed consent and written following the American Psychological Association (APA) ) Edition 6 of 2009. The author should ensure that all co- authors have agreed. All articles will be discussed and reviewed by experts and editorial boards. Articles that need improvement or revision will be returned to the author.

Writing Article

The Articles should be written in English and are written using Times New Roman font, size 12 with space 1.5. Distance of left edge 4 cm, right edge 3 cm, edge above 3 cm and bottom edge 3 cm. Article lengths of at least 12 pages and maximum 20 pages. Article submitted in the form of layout 1 (one) column. The article contains two references from Jurkessutra with Google scholar. Each page is numbered in sequence from the title page to the last page.

Structure Writing

The structure of writing in Jurkessutra is as follows: Page Title, Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results of Research, Discussion, Conclusions, and Bibliography. The following describes the guidelines for each writing structure:

Title page

The title page contains the title of the article (title no more than 12 words, written briefly and clearly and no abbreviations), author's name (without academic title), affiliate author (department and institution name), email address, and institutional address.


Abstract for each article written in Bahasa Indonesia and English. The abstract form is written in a concise and clear description of the background, methods, results, conclusions, and suggestions (implications) of the research. The abstract is accompanied by a keyword (key words) consisting of 3-5 keywords and the order is arranged alphabetically.


The tables are arranged in a row, each table should be briefly titled and placed on top of the table, the title of the table is written in capital letters at the beginning of the word, except for the foreground. The maximum number of tables in each article is 6 tables.

Photos / Pictures / Diagrams

Photos, pictures, and diagrams are arranged in sequence, and given a short title and placed on the photo / drawing / diagram with a maximum of 3 pieces.


Bibliography is written in accordance with APA rules, references are written in alphabetical order. Minimum referral number 50% taken from journal. Year published 80% reference minimal from last 10 years. Avoid referral in the form of personal communication (personal communication). Here's an example of writing a reference:


Journals with direct object identifier (DOI)

Author, AA, Author, BB, & Author, CC (Year). Title of article. Journal title, volume (issue), pp - p. Doi: xx.xxxxxxxxxx


Journal with DOI with 1 author

Houlston, R. S. (2008). Pseudoautosomal linkage in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. British Journal of Haematology, 109(4), 899–900. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2141.2000.109004899.x


Journals with DOI with 2-7 authors (write all authors)

Herbst-Damm, K. L., & Kulik, J. A. (2005). Volunteer support, marital status, and the survival times of terminally ill patients. Health Psychology, 24, 225-229. doi:10.1037/0278-6133.24.2.225


Journal with DOI with 8 or more authors (write the first 6 authors, ... and last author)

Gilbert, D. G., McClernon, J. F., Rabinovich, N. E., Sugai, C., Plath, L. C., Asgaard, G., ... Botros, N. (2004). Effects of quitting smoking on EEG activation and attention last for more than 31 days and are more severe with stress, dependence, DRD2 A 1 allele, and depressive traits. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 6, 249-267. doi:1 0.1 080/1462220041 0001676305


Journals without DOI

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Article title. Journal title, volume (issue), pp - p.


Journal without DOI with 1 author

Wiliams, J. H. (2008). Employee engagement: Improving participation in safety. Profesional Safety, 53(12), 40 – 45.


Journal without DOI with 2-7 authors (write all authors)

Keller, T. E., Cusick, G. R., & Courtney, M. E. (2007). Approaching the transition to adulthood: Distinctive profiles of adolescents aging out of the child welfare system. Social Service Review, 81, 453-484.


Journal without DOI with 8 or more authors (write the first 6 authors, ... and last author)

Wolchik, S. A., West, S. G., Sandler, I. N., Tein, J. Y., Coatsworth, D., Lengua, L., … Griffin, W. A. (2000). An experimental evaluation of theory-based  mother and mother-child programs for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 843 – 856.


Online Journal

Koo, D. J., Chitwoode, D., D., & Sanchez,  J. (2008). Violent victimization and the routine activities/lifestyle of active drug users. Journal of Drug issues, 38, 1105 – 1137. Retrieved from http: //


Abstract as Primary Source

Wool, N. J., Young, S. L., Fanselow, M. S., & Butcher, L. L. (1991). MAP-2  expression in cholinoceptive pyramidal cells of rodent cortex and hippocampus is altered by Pavlovian conditioning [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 17, 480.


Lassen, S. R., Steele, M. M., & Sailor, W. (2006). The relationship of school-wide positive behavior support to academic achievement in an urban middle school. Psychology in the Schools, 43, 701-712. Abstract retrieved from


Abstract as Secondary Source

Hare, L. R., & O'Neill, K. (2000). Effectiveness and efficiency in small academic peer groups. Small Group Research, 31, 24-53. Abstract retrieved from Sociological Abstracts database. (Accession No. 200010185).



Mathews, J., Berret, D., & Brillman, D. (2005, May 16). Other winning equation. Newsweek, 145(20), 58 – 59.


Online Magazine

Lodewijkx, H. F. M. (2001, May 23). Individual-group continuity in cooperation and competition under varying communication conditions. Current Issues in Social Psychology, 6(12), 166-182. Retrieved from



Author, AA (Year). Titlebuku.Location Publisher: Publisher.


Alexie, S. (1992). The bussiness of fancy dancing: Stories and poems. Brooklyn, NY: Hang Loosse Press.


Books Writer An Institution that has E in sidan In published Agency

American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (4th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.


Anonymous Book Writer

Dorland’s illustrated medical dictionary (31st ed.). (2007). Philadelphia, PA: Saunders.


Chapter in Books

Booth - La Force, C., & Kerns, K.A. (2009). Child-parent attachment relationships, peer relationships, and peer-group functioning. In K.H. Rubin, W.M. Bukowski, & B. Laursen (Eds.), Handbook of peer interactions, relationships, and groups (pp. 490-507). New York, NY: Guilford Press.


Book Online

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of work. Retrieved from web address


American Nurses Association. (2010). Nursing: Scope and standards of practice (2nd Ed.). Retrieved from


Other Online Resources

Kenney, G. M., Cook, A., & Pelletier, J. (2009). Prospects for reducing uninsured rates among chidren: How much can premium assistance programs help. Retrieved from Urban Institute website: //


Dissertation and Thesis

Author, AA (Year) .Title of thesis or dissertation (Thesis or Dissertation). Name of institution, Location.


Vance, C. A. E. (2011). Measuring neonatal quality of life (NeoQOL) for critically-ill newborns in neonatal intensive care units (Doctoral dissertation). University of Washington, Washington.


Proceedings of the Conference

Bosch, O. J., & Neumann, I. D. (2008). Brain vasopressinis an important regulator of maternal behavior independent of dams' trait anxiety. Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America, 105(44), 17139-17144.