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Call for abstracts.

Nurses involved in innovative practice and research are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentation at the Wisconsin Nurses Association's Annual Convention Thursday October 18 through Saturday, October 20, 2012 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. The Research Council will accept posters on all nursing topics.

Instructions, applications, and other information is available at http://www.wisconsinnurses.org or http://wisconsinnurses.org/media/CallForAbstracts.pdf.

COVER LETTERS must include the title of abstract, and the name, address, e-mail, and phone number of one RN/SN contact person. Please indicate whether the abstract is a clinical project or a research abstract.

ABSTRACTS should be letter quality, a maximum of 300 words, and a maximum of one page (typed and single-spaced) with one inch margins. Abstracts should include statement of purpose, setting, and sample, research/project design, methods, findings, and implications for nursing practice.

POSTERS must be free-standing and fit on an 8' X 3' table.

Posters will be displayed on Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20, 2012. Presenters must be available for discussion on Friday, October 19th, 10:00 - 10:45 AM and Saturday, October 20th, 7:00-8:15 AM. Judging will take place on Friday, October 19th.

** Awards will be given for best project poster and best research poster. **

SUBMISSION DEADLINE Submit abstracts for review by Friday, July 13, 2012. The abstracts will be peerreviewed, and participants will be notified of the results by Monday, August 13.

Research Council members are willing to offer pre-review assistance and limited telephone consultation to persons who would like help with their poster abstracts, provided the abstract is received by Friday, June 8, 2012. For assistance, call or e-mail Joe at the WNA office (joe@wisconsinnurses.org) and you will be directed to a Council member.

Mail to:

Convention Posters

Wisconsin Nurses Association

6117 Monona Drive

Madison, WI 53716

Fax to: (608) 221-2788

E-Mail to: suzanne@wisconsinnurses.org

Phone: (608) 221-0383 x.11
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