Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Keperawatan dan Kesehatan Masyarakat Cendekia Utama is a journal aims to be a peer-reviewed platform and an authoritative source of information. We publish original research papers, review articles and case studies focused on nursing, public health as well as related topics. All papers are peer-reviewed by at least two referees. This journal is managed to be issued once in every volume. The Scope of this journal are:

  1. Nursing: including Health Children Nursing, Nursing Management, Medical Surgical Nursing, Maternity Nursing, Psiciatric Nursing, Community Nursing, Gerontology Nursing, Emergency Nursing, Family Nursing
  2. Public Health: including Epidemiology, Health Environment, Occupation and Health Safety, Biostatistick and Population, Health Promotion, Reproductive Health, Nutrision and Public Health, Maternal and Child Health, Administration and Health Policy, Health Management.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Every article that goes to the editorial staff will be selected through Initial Review processes by Editorial Board. Then, the articles will be sent to the Mitra Bestari/ peer reviewer and will go to the next selection by Blind Preview Process. After that, the articles will be returned to the authors to revise. These processes take a month for a maximum time. In the each manuscript, Mitra Bestari/ peer reviewer will be rated from the substantial and technical aspects. Mitra Bestari/ peer reviewer that collaboration with Jurnal Keperawatan dan Kesehatan Masyarakat Cendekia Utama is the experts in the nursing, public health area and issues around it. They were experienced in the prestigious journal management and publication that was spread around the national and abroad.

Manuscript processing time in Jurnal Keperawatan dan Kesehatan Masyarakat Cendekia Utama:
  1. The author has 15 days waiting period on the first article submission, the section editor will decide whether the article needs to be revised or not.
  2. Section editor needs 3 days to examine the article based on Jurnal Keperawatan dan Kesehatan Masyarakat Cendekia Utama author guideline.
  3. Author has 12 days to revise the article consistent with the Jurnal Keperawatan dan Kesehatan Masyarakat Cendekia Utama author guideline.
  4. The revised article given to the editor to be reviewed, the editorial team needs 15 days to finish the review.
  5. If the article Declined, section editor has 3 days to inform the author regarding the editorial team decision.
  6. If the article Revision Required, editorial team will proceed the article to the reviewer.
  7. Reviewer has 30 days to review the article divided into two times review and provide the decision, Accepted or Declined
  8. The editorial team discusses the final decision in an editorial team meeting whether the articles recommended by the reviewers proceed to be Published or Declined. The editorial team has 20 days to make the final decision.
  9. The soon-to-be-published articles, lay-outed by the section editor for 30 days.
  10. Author has 3 days to confirm the layout result.
  11. Section editor publishes the accepted articles.


Open Access Policy

This journal 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.


Ethics Statement

Please see our information pages on Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement for journal publication.


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Keperawatan dan Kesehatan Masyarakat Cendekia Utama journal is published by STIKES Cendekia Utama Kudus. Jurnal Keperawatan dan Kesehatan Masyarakat Cendekia Utama published twice a year.
in year 2012, JCU published in two times issues Number 1-2 are scheduled for publication: Maret and October. Please submit your article, Jurnal Keperawatan dan Kesehatan Masyarakat Cendekia Utama is electronically published via journal website.