2014 AAOHN CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Abstracts for poster presentation at the 2014 national conference will be accepted until Friday, December 13, 2013. The deadline for all other presentations has passed. Individuals who submitted proposals for presentations other than for poster presentations may no longer alter or edit submitted proposals. Abstracts are currently being reviewed by the Project Planning Team, and notifications will be sent in late September.
AAOHN is pleased to announce the opening of the poster abstract submission for the 2014 National Conference. We welcome abstracts for posters from occupational health nurses and others on topics within the areas of case management, clinical practice, consulting, corporate, education & training, government/military, health & wellness, legislative/regulatory, safety/environmental, and research.
Guidelines for Submission You must complete the online process that includes the abstract submission form, biographical data form, and educational activity form.All abstracts must be submitted electronically at the following address: Call for Poster Abstracts
Submission Date Abstracts must be submitted by December 13, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. (Central Daylight Time). Abstracts that do not adhere to the guidelines and/or that are received after the due date and time will not be reviewed.
Selection Criteria Abstracts will be reviewed using the following criteria:
- clarity of content and presentation methods
- importance, depth, focus, and level of audience interest
- feasibility of application to a variety of settings
- presenter's professional background and speaking experience
- absence of commercial content
- originality of topic/presentation (has not been presented at other occupational health nursing programs)
AAOHN functions to provide evidence-based information related to occupational health nursing. Material presented at the National Conference, available on the website, or provided in any printed materials must be of professional quality. Material must also be evidence based, and demonstrate an absence of proprietary or prejudicial/biased commentary. Anecdotal observations should be limited in their scope and not presented as proven fact. It is inappropriate to endorse or imply endorsement of any specific product or service.