16th Annual Research Day Posters & Podiums 2014

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 11:29

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

Please send us an abstract if you have completed one of the following in care across the continuum (acute, post-acute, community)

  • Clinical Research Study (with special emphasis on nurse-sensitive outcome measures)
  • Evidence Based Practice Project
  • Quality or Performance Improvement Project
  • Systematic Review 

 

Mark your calendar! Your abstract must be received before 9 am July 21, 2014

 

STUDENT SECTION 

  • Literature Reviews
  • Research Studies
  • Capstone Project

 

GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACTS

Research Abstracts

If you are submitting a research abstract, the work must be completed so that results can be reported. You must be sure to include:

  1. Purpose, aims, hypotheses or research questions
  2. Background and significance
  3. Methods (design, sample characteristics, measures or instruments, procedures for data collection and data analysis)
  4. Data findings, results and conclusions
  5. Implications for practice and further study

 

Clinical Project Abstracts

If you are submitting an Evidence Based Practice Project Quality or Performance Improvement Project abstract, the work must be completed so that results can be reported.

  1. Purpose and/or objectives of the project
  2. Background and significance
  3. Description of Improvement steps, methods or procedure
  4. Evidence of results or outcomes of the project and how you measured the results—we want to see your data!
  5. Conclusions and evidence of impacts of the project on patient care quality, costs or outcomes.

 

Abstract Format – Incomplete or inaccurate submittals will not be reviewed

  • Abstract Title (15 words max- no identifiers)
  • Abstract should be 500 words maximum (excluding title)
  • Microsoft Word format – submit electronically please.
  • Use 12 point font, single-spaced, with 1 inch margins.

 

At no time should any facility identifier be included in the abstract

  • NO graphs, tables or references please. (may be added to final abstract).
  • Abstract Submission form (or other page separate from the Abstract Page) must list all authors’ names and include:

     The presenter’s name with an asterisk 
     Full corresponding author contact information.

  • Select Option of Oral Presentation or Poster Presentation
  • Podium presentations require completed work & must include any relevant data. Posters include pilot projects or projects still in progress or completed. Topics may relate to conducting research as well as implementing its results.

 

Send your abstract electronically to: Lily Ann Mendoza at lilyann.mendoza@nursing.ucsf.edu