About the Journal
The major policy of publication of Kuakarun Journal of Nursing is to disseminate research articles and academic articles in Thai or Engliah languages on nursing, and other fields of sciences relevant to health, public health, nursing, education, research and nursing services. Kuakarun Journal of Nursing is also served as a medium for exchanging knowledge, opinions, experiences, and to offer potential solutions conducive to nursing professional development and nursing personnel as well as the students in the master's and doctoral degree programs in nursing. The target group of our journal is nursing instructors, nursing personnel, nursing students in various courses, medical and public health personnel, and interested people.
Peer Review Process
The editorial department of Kuakarun Journal of Nursing has an examination process overseen by experts for research articles and academic articles. All manuscripts must be evaluated before publication by the 2 internal and external experts, who expertise in nursing. For reading each article, it requires the experts who are knowledgeable either in the content or research methodology and statistics. The experts will assess via the ThaiJO system. To evaluate articles, therefore, we avoid using the appraisers from the same unit as the authors to prevent bias. In addition, the assessment will be carried out in a confidential manner; the authors’ names and the assessors’ names will be concealed in this step (using the code instead) to increase transparency. After considering the quality of the articles and giving suggestions, the experts will return the assessed articles to the editorial team to collect comments and other suggestions. The assessed articles will be then sent back to the authors for further improvements. Any articles or comments in Kuakarun Journal of Nursing shall be deemed the comments of the authors of those particular articles. Kuakarun Faculty of Nursing and the editorial department do not necessarily agree with the comments and reserves the right to review and edit the manuscripts according to the criteria set by the editorial team.
Criteria for accepting or rejecting research articles or academic articles
- The articles are assessed for quality by 2 qualified experts.
- The articles are revised according to the advice of the experts.
- The articles are approved by the research ethics committee for human and animal subjects.
- No copyright infringement or plagiarism is detected.
Regarding publication frequency
Kuakarun Journal of Nursing is published 2 editions a year (January-June and July-December).
Those who wish to publish an article must register a member of Kuakarun Journal of Nursing, with 3-year subscription amounting 900 baht, and must cover the cost of regular publication of 3,000 baht, and 6,000 baht for urgent publication.
Kuakarun Faculty of Nursing, Navamindradhiraj University