Jordan Journal of Nursing Research
Editorial Policies and Ethical Consideration
Research Ethics and Patient Consent
Medical research involving human subjects must be conducted according to the World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki

Submitted manuscripts to JJNR should conform to the ICMJE Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals. All manuscripts reporting human studies must indicate in the methodology section that the relevant Ethics Committee or Institutional Review Board provided (or waived) approval. Please ensure that you have provided the full name and institution of the review committee. Authors are also required to state in the methodology section whether participants provided informed consent. In regard to patient information, a statement is required regarding whether written informed consent for patient information and images to be published was provided by the patient(s) or a legally authorized representative.

Please also refer to the ICMJE Recommendations for the Protection of Research Participants.
Note that this Journal uses Turnitin Cross Check software to detect instances of overlapping and similar text in submitted manuscripts.
Any type of plagiarism is not accepted. This means that any work that replicates another author's work without acknowledging him/her shall be automatically disqualified. All authors submitting their papers to JJNR affirm that their papers are their own creations and have not been copied in whole or in part from other works.

Editorial Review and Acceptance
The quality and originality of the manuscript and its contribution to the literature are the criteria for the acceptance of any paper. Manuscripts will only be sent for review if the Editor-in-Chief or editorial board members determines that the paper meets the criteria of the journal. The Editorial Office uses turnitin or any other services to check for plagiarism.

Publication Ethics
Each paper is reviewed anonymously by at least two independent reviewers to ensure the final high standard and quality of the journal. The Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Board members and the Reviewers are the body to ultimately decide which papers are publishable in the JJNR. Their decision is based on a number of factors: compliance with formal requirements, relevance of the paper in terms of aim and scope of journal, use of scientific procedures and methods, language quality etc. Unpublished papers shall be returned to the author with a formal statement justifying the refusal.

Duties of Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board Members
The Editor-in-Chief and editorial board members of JJNR are responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published.

The Editor-in-Chief at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

The Editor-in-Chief and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.