Information For Authors

Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. At least one author on each manuscript must be a member of the Rural Nurse Organization (RNO). The URL to the RNO is  In addition to membership in the RNO, authors need to be registered users of the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process. If not registered the submitting author can send the needed information from all manuscript authors if preferred. The information required includes your full name and email. Additional information that is helpful includes your affiliation (Univerity or Practice Site), additional affiliation information such as school, college, or practice unit is helpful, especially for authors.  Authors should also include their credentials and rank.

Information for becoming a registered user should be sent to one of the editorial staff listed below:

Pamela Stewart Fahs, Editor in Chief at

Erin Rushton, Managing Editor at

Barbara Ann Graves, Associate Editor at

During the Academic Year only: Allison Roma, Assistant Editor at

You will receive an automatic notification when your user account has been established. 

The Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care is currently using the APA 7th ed. style guide.