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2019 Call for Abstracts

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We are looking for abstract presentations to participate in the session “Mixed Elements – The Chemistry of Best Practice”. This session will include 6 presenters making 6-minute presentations focused on a single topic, idea, project, or technique.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019 at 12:00 pm (MST)

Notification Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019

Mixed Elements Session: 2:00 – 3:00pm on Tuesday, May 6, 2019

Conference Dates/Location

May 6-7, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
16615 109 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5P 4K8
Edmonton, AB T5L 4S8

Conference Theme

The Alchemy of Professionalism refines the perfect combination of knowledge, skills and attitude to inform nursing practice. In the journey from student to professional nurse, competence and wisdom are gained along the way. Ethical decision-making combined with the ability to creatively manage complex nursing practice are required skills for today’s nurse. Alchemy is about mixing the right elements to create optimal patient outcomes and safe care.

The Alchemy of Professionalism examines the elements of nursing professionalism, with experts from a regulatory, legal, clinical, research and patient safety perspective. Join us on this journey of transformation with opportunity to consider your own professional alchemy.

Abstract / Presentation Information

We are looking for abstract presentations to participate in the session “Mixed Elements – The Chemistry of Best Practice”. This session will include 6 presenters making 6-minute presentations focused on a single topic, idea, project, or technique. Presenters do not attempt to cover all aspects of their subject matter, but rather present one facet of the idea clearly, succinctly, and are an excellent forum for first-time speakers. Slides are mostly visuals with little to no text, fitting a set format, merged into one presentation for timeliness.

The Mixed Elements Session will take place from 2:00 – 3:00pm on Tuesday, May 6, 2019. Please note: The exact timing of session may change.

When submitting your abstract, please identify which theme your presentation most relates to:

Theme 1: Professionalism

Theme 2: Patient Safety

Theme 3: Person-Centered Care


Process

Abstracts will be subject to peer review, with members of the organizing committee participating in the review process. The primary author of all abstract submissions will be contacted via email by Thursday, March 14, 2019 with the results of the review.


Abstract Format

Please use the following guide to help structure your abstract (headings are not mandatory):

  • Introduction / Objective
    A short description of the initiative, program or idea and what need it addresses.
  • Process
    Outline how the example, idea, project, or technique was developed and carried out.
  • Conclusions
    Provide a summary of the conclusions or key findings. Are there any implications for policy or nursing practice? Next steps?

Abstract Form Submission

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Submissions must be completed online. You will be asked to create a profile before submitting your abstract. Once your profile has been created, you may submit any number of abstracts.

1. Abstracts must be submitted using the online submission form.
2. Please use standard abbreviation. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parenthesis after the full word when it appears for the first time.
3. Errors, misspellings and incorrect abbreviations will not be corrected.
4. Minimize the use of charts as this detail is not used to evaluate the merit of your abstract and may not format properly on the online submission form.
5. The online submission form does not accept image uploads. Please remove these from your abstract.
6. Abstracts must not exceed 350 words (excluding the abstract headings, if used).
7. An individual may submit more than one abstract.
8. There is no fee to submit an abstract.
9. Edits to submitted abstracts may be made up to Friday, Feruary 15, 2019 by resubmitting the form.


Conference Registration

Presenters who wish to take part in the conference require registration for the days in which they wish to take part. Abstract presenters only available to attend the concurrent session for their presentation will be provided with a limited-time conference pass.


Copyright Permission

By submitting an abstract to the conference, submitters authorize, upon acceptance, permission to reproduce their abstract and/or presentation material in the conference syllabus and on the conference website.


For More Information

2019 CLPNA Conference
c/o BUKSA Strategic Conference Services
Tel: 780.436.0983 ext. 233
E-mail: CLPNA@buksa.com