Call for Abstracts

Opportunities are available to submit research- and evidence-based practice abstracts for the 26th International Nursing Research Congress.

Submission Deadline: 10 December 2014

26th International Nursing Research Congress Theme

Question Locally, Engage Regionally, Apply Globally

26th International Nursing Research Congress Objectives

  • Stimulate a global exchange of advanced practices nursing knowledge.
  • Apply innovative nursing research outcomes.
  • Recognize the importance of nursing research discoveries in influencing practice, education, research and health care policy.

Research Sessions
Research that generates new knowledge about a phenomenon or validates existing knowledge.

Evidence-Based Practice Sessions
Evidence based practices that utilizes research findings, quality improvement data and other forms of evaluation data to identify methods of improvement.

The following research and evidence-based practice topics are suggested for submission.

  • Technologies to Influence Nursing
  • International Collaborations
  • Nursing Education
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Culturally Diverse Health Practices
  • Impact of nationally recognized designations on patient outcomes or nursing care (i.e. Magnet, Studer, Baldridge, American College of Surgeons, American Heart Association, The Joint Commission, etc.)
  • Promoting Clinical Outcomes

Excellence in Educational Research Award

The Excellence in Educational Research Award, a program of the Sigma Theta Tau International/Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for Excellence in Nursing Education, will be presented at the 26th International Nursing Research Congress in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The award will be given during the opening plenary session, on 23 July 2015.

The top-scored abstracts in the nursing education category that meet the following criteria will be considered for the award.

  • The scope is multinational and/or multisite and cites global or multinational implications.
  • The impact is on nursing education science or nursing education theory development research.
  • The design is robust in methodology and scientific.
  • The results are significant, relevant, and topical.
  • The strategies are innovative and creative.

Read the guidelines for electronic submission and the presenter acceptance policy.

Research Submissions

Submit an oral or poster research abstract.
Submit a symposium research abstract.

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