Submission Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in submitting an article to the KNL Leadership Library. All articles must cover topics related to maternal/child and women’s health. We welcome well-written features, how-to articles, tips and hints, motivational articles, and other articles that will be of benefit to our audience.

Suggested Topics


  • New manager focus
  • Budgetary preparations for staffing resources, supplies, scheduling


  • Installation of new systems
  • Wireless system

Strategic/Service Line

  • Pro forma
  • Construction/renovation of a new women’s pavilion

Other Desired Topics

  • Business plans
  • Signature event planning guides
  • Staffing
  • Scheduling

Legal Acknowledgement

We only accept submissions from the original author(s) of the article(s). By submitting material, you acknowledge that you are legally entitled to distribute the work and to allow it to be redistributed. Furthermore, you acknowledge that any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in your article are yours alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of Key Nurse Leaders.


Style: Use APA Style to ensure a clear and consistent presentation of your written material. For information about the APA Style, click here.

Length: 750-1,500 words.

Font: Arial. 20 pt for title, 12 pt for headings, 10 pt for text.

Format: Following the title, include your name, credentials, job title, organization, and email address. Include an introductory heading and subheads that describe the content. Include page numbers in the footer.

Abstract: All articles must include a brief abstract providing a summary of the key findings or statements.


All authors retain copyright to their material. Please include appropriate references, citations, and credit where it is due. By submitting your work to us, you grant us the right to publish your article on our site and redistribute to our visitors upon demand. If you do not own the full copyright to the article you are submitting, do not submit it.


We do not pay for articles but we do include author contact information with the author’s permission.


Please spell-check and carefully proofread your article for grammatical errors prior to submitting.
Thank you.


We welcome all articles that meet the above criteria. To submit an article, please fill out the submission form. If you have additional questions, please email us.