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The Iowa Nurse Reporter, the official quarterly publication of the Iowa Nurse Association (INA), is produced by Health eCareers.

INA Nurse Reporter Publication

2024 SUBMISSION Deadlines

    • Third Quarter: July 29, 2024
    • Fourth Quarter: October 28, 2024

This quarterly publication is distributed to all Registered Nurses, LPNs, and Student Nurses in Iowa.

Deadlines: Copy is due on or before the deadlines shown above in order to prepare materials for the publisher in a timely fashion. Below, please read the submission guidelines.

Submission Guidelines

Include: Suggested title, authors, author affiliation, INA membership status, and appropriate references pertaining to the content of the article.

  • APA Style (7th ed, 2019), "Running Headers" are not required.
  • Sub-headings are expected where indicated and tables/illustrations are encouraged to summarize key points as appropriate.
  • Photographs should be of clear quality and in a digital format with an appropriate resolution for printing.
    • Black & white photographs are preferred but not required.
    • Email images with the correct name(s), place/event, date, and descriptions.
    • Images are not guaranteed to be run even if submitted.

Space limits: Due to space limitations, the following lengths are strongly recommended. While INA will make every effort to publish articles in their entirety, INA reserves all editing rights prior to publication.

  • Feature articles: 500 to 750 words preferred, exceptions may be granted to 1,000 word max.
  • Research articles: 1,000 to 1,500 words; exceptions may be granted to 2,000 word max.
  • Regular Reports: 500 words (Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director, President)
  • All other submissions: 250 to 500 words, content dependent, please include a clarifying statement if you are submitting an article exceeding these guidelines, such as a special report on Mortality or Board of Nursing Annual Report.

The Iowa Nurses Association thanks you in advance for your contributions to our official quarterly publication. As per our agreement with Health eCareers. INA owns the rights to all articles and images published. If you have any questions, please respond via email or phone to the office.

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