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Name: 2018 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Date: November 1–3, 2018
Website: Click here
2018 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference
Abstract Submission GuidelinesFor the 2018 Policy Conference, we invite abstracts specific to the conference objectives and the advancement of health policy. We encourage abstracts that demonstrate nursing contributions to health policy through translational science from efficacy to effectiveness studies, implementation and dissemination studies, comparative effectiveness research, or historical and health policy research. Moreover, quality improvement projects that inform organizational policy and systems of care are welcomed, as are evidence-based practice projects.
The Academy is dedicated to showcasing nurses as advocates, policy makers, change agents, strategists, and scientists. Our overarching goal is to demonstrate how the work of nurses results in initiatives that lead and shape health care and health policy advancements.
The 2018 Policy Conference will focus on issues surrounding Social Justice. The cost for submitting abstracts for peer review is $45. If your abstract is accepted for presentation, there will be a second cost of $90 to submit your poster. Additionally, presenters will be expected to pay the conference registration fee before the start of the conference. Conference registration opens on May 1, 2018 at www.aannet.org/2018.
Abstracts must be submitted electronically via the online process. To begin, create a new account by selecting "Join Now" below.
The 2018 Abstract Review Committee will select abstracts based on scores and recommendations from peer reviewers.
Abstract Submission Deadline: June 25, 2018, 11:59pm EST
Abstract Notification of Acceptance (or not): July 30, 2018
Helpful HintsYou do not have to be a Fellow of the Academy to submit an abstract.Abstract submissions should be original work and may NOT have been presented or submitted to another national or international conference UNLESS specific permission has been granted by the Abstract Sub-Committee Chair.Four types of abstracts (research, history and health policy, evidence based, or quality improvement) will be accepted for poster presentation (described below).Projects should have complete data by the time of presentation.Tables, graphs, and charts are not permitted in the abstract.The title should be brief and reflect abstract content; standard abbreviations may be used.Review criteria are specific to each abstract type and reflect an evaluation of how clearly and effectively authors address the abstract components (listed under each type described below).Authors are responsible for including the appropriate abstract components for the specific type of abstract submitted.Authors will designate the abstract type during the submission process to facilitate the use of appropriate review criteria by abstract reviewers.
For More Information Follow the abstract submission process provided on the website. You will be able to edit your abstract through June 25th. After June 25th, the abstract is considered final and will be reviewed based on the content provided.
If you have specific questions not addressed in these instructions, please email Elena_Dixon@AANnet.org.
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Events Manager: Elena Dixon - Elena_Dixon@AANnet.org / (202) 777-1168