Submit a Manuscript

Transform what you do every day into a published AORN Journal article. Access resources to get started today, including author guidelines, submission checklist, writer tips, and more.

Manuscript Submission Checklist

To submit a manuscript, you will need the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Title page
  • Manuscript, including references
  • Signed AORN Journal Copyright Transfer/Publishing Agreement
  • Optional: Tables, figures, photos, and/or video
  • If applicable: permission forms, photographic consent
Access samples of each component and additional instructions.

Additional Resources

Get familiar with the Author Guidelines, including:

  • Criteria for Manuscripts
  • Descriptions of the Seven Main Article Categories
  • Manuscript Preparation instructions
  • Manuscript Submission & Review Process details
  • Editorial Policies for Authors

Access the AORN Author's Workshop presentation. 

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