Webinar Details

This is the third webinar offered in the six-part series on publishing in professional journals. The speaker focuses on strategies for developing the first draft of a manuscript and key writing tips for successful journal articles. Steps to complete the final draft and submission of the manuscript are also covered.


  1. Explain strategies to complete the first draft of the manuscript.
  2. Discuss key writing tips for a successful manuscript.
  3. Describe essential steps for developing the final draft and submitting the manuscript.

This webinar is part of a six-part series addressing how to publish in professional journals successfully. For additional webinars in this series, see the links below.

Publishing Part 1: Getting Started with a Topic and Selected Journal

Publishing Part 2: Deciding Authorship, Overcoming Writer’s Block, and Selecting Format

Publishing Part 3: Writing the First Draft and Completing the Final Version

Publishing Part 4: Responding to the Editor’s Decision

Publishing Part 5: Helping Grad Students Turn a Paper into a Publishable Manuscript

Publishing Part 6: The Key to a Successful Manuscript Review

Pricing and CE Credit

This webinar is free to deans, faculty, staff and students from AACN member schools of nursing. All non-member audiences will be required to pay a $59 webinar fee.

Continuing Education Credits

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. One NCPD contact hour for participation will be awarded for attending the entire webinar.

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