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Calls for Abstracts

Abstracts are being accepted for several upcoming global nursing conferences. Submit your abstract listing today 

Deadline: 29 January 2015
Interested poster presenters are encouraged to submit an abstract for the Dermatology Nurses' Association's 33rd Annual Convention, held at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino on 23-26 April 2015 in Las Vegas, Nev., USA. Email:

Deadline: 30 January 2015
Abstracts are being accepted for the STTI Beta Chi Chapter 2015 Annual Regional Conference. It will be held on Friday, 17 April in Shreveport, La., USA. The theme for the Conference is “Nursing Excellence: Local Service—Global Impact.” The co-sponsoring STTI Chapters for this year’s event include Gamma Xi — University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Ark.; Kappa Psi — McNeese State University, Lake Charles, La.; Lambda Mu — University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, La.; Iota Nu — University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, Texas; Nu Tau — Louisiana College, Alexandria, La. Email:

Deadline: 31 January 2015
Abstracts are being accepted for the poster session at the National Academies of Practice Annual Forum — “Engaging the Patient and Family in Patient-Centered Care: An Interprofessional Approach” — 17-18 April 2015 in Alexandria, Va., USA. The Poster Session will be held the evening of Friday, 17 April 2015. Abstract content should reflect interprofessional health care topics: practice, education, research, or policy. The abstracts selected for presentation will be published in NAP’s new journal, Journal of Interprofessional Healthcare (JIH). Authors of selected presentations are also encouraged to submit a longer paper for publication in the journal. Email:

Deadline: 1 February 2015

Abstracts are being accepted for the Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice Conference. ew this year is a green-friendly electronic poster display! Submit two email attachments (one Word document of your abstract and one PowerPoint or PDF of your poster) to become part of the handouts and electronic continuous running of accepted posters on the Madison theatre screen and coffee areas during the conference. Provide corresponding author name and email for confirmation. Email:

Deadline: 2 February 2015
You are invited to submit an abstract for consideration as a podium or poster presentation at the 14th Annual Research and Evidence-Based Practice Conference presented by the
UCLA Health - Nursing Practice Research Council. The purpose of this annual conference is to assist nurses, educators and clinical and administrative leaders to infuse the latest evidence into their current practice and to provide opportunities for networking and education. We welcome submissions on evidence-based practice (EBP), quality improvement (QI), or research. Completed studies/projects and works-in-progress may be submitted. Abstracts will be judged by peer review according to abstract type. Email:

Deadline: 16 February 2015
The Joy of Healing presented by Healing Beyond Borders, Educating and Certifying the Healing Touch(TM). Joy is an essential foundation of our healing work, growing out of healing presence, grace, gratitude, hope, and unconditional love. It is the pure and simple delight in being alive and in service. It is distinctly different from happiness, which is transient and circumstantial. How can we as healers create and enhance a sense of inner joy within ourselves? How do we as healers support the creation of joy and hope within others whom we serve? What are the tools that help create, enhance and sustain joy throughout the health continuum? And how do we have fun as we work with joy? Email:

Deadline: 11 February 2015
Opportunities are available to submit practice abstracts for STTI's 43rd Biennial Convention, which will take place 7-11 November 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Abstracts of translational research, evidence-based clinical projects, and leadership initiatives are invited. Abstracts must demonstrate a direct link to the convention theme: Serve Locally, Transform Regionally, Lead Globally. Email: 

Deadline: 13 February 2015

Abstracts are being accepted for Theory and Global Nursing Practice: Nursing Theory from Within King’s framework, presented by King International Nursing Group. The King conference is designed for everyone interested in nursing theory and knowledge in clinical, research, educational, or administrative settings. The following topics are offered as guidance on the kinds of presentations that will fit well in the King conference: integrated evidence- and competency-based models for nursing clinical practice, competency-based nursing education and practice, application of King's Interacting Systems Framework and Theory of Goal Attainment, strategies for using any foundational framework or theory within future nursing practice, and global applications or integration of nursing theory. Email:

Deadline: 14 February 2015
Abstracts are being accepted for speaker and poster presentations at the 2015 Annual Region 6 Research and Evidence-Based Conference. It will be held on Friday, 17 April in Shreveport, La., USA, at the Shreveport Convention Center. The theme for the Conference is “Nursing Excellence: Local Service—Global Impact.” The co-sponsoring STTI Chapters for this year’s event include: Gamma Xi — University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Ark.; Kappa Psi — McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA.; Lambda Mu — University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA.; Iota Nu — University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, Texas; and Nu Tau — Louisiana College, Alexandria, LA. Dr. Suzanne Prevost, immediate past president of STTI, will serve as the keynote speaker at this special event. Please make plans to join us! Email:

Deadline: 27 February 2015

The Call for Abstracts is now open for the2nd Annual Excelsior College School of Nursing Educational Institute Day on 1 May 2015. The purpose of this year’s event will be to inform nurses on nursing empowerment, innovations, and initiatives in nursing. The Keynote Speaker is Helen R. Connors, PhD, Dr PS (Hon), RN, FAAN, E. Jean M. Hill Professor, University of Kansas School of Nursing and Center for Health Care Informatics. Email:

Deadline: 1 March 2015

The scientific committee we would like to invite psychiatric clinicians, psychiatrists, practitioners, psychiatric mental health nurses, psychologists, health scientists, educators, trainers, researchers, managers, and policymakers engaged in the management, research, study or clinical treatment of aggressive behaviour of psychiatric patients and persons with intellectual disabilities and serious behavioural problems to submit an abstract for the 9th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry. Poster abstracts can be submitted until 1 August 2015. Email:

Deadline: 9 March 2015
Abstracts are being accepted for the American Psychiatric Nurses Association's (APNA) 29th Annual Conference. The APNA Annual Conference is the premiere event for psychiatric nursing. This year's theme is "Collaborating in an Evolving Health Care System: Opportunities to Advance Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing." The program features more than three days of continuing education specific to psychiatric nursing for RN-PMH and advanced practice nurses alike. Social and networking events surround the educational sessions to provide attendees with the opportunity to connect and collaborate with peers. Email:

Deadline: 15 April 2015

Abstracts are being accepted for the Transcultural Nursing Society 41st Annual Conference: Interprofessional Approaches to Health Care: Transcultural Nurses Leading the Way. This conference explores the evidence based best practices associated with culturally competent and equitable care. We welcome diverse participation and presentations sharing knowledge on cultural competency and translating knowledge into practice. Email:

Deadline: 17 April 2015
Apply now for the Emerging Educational Administrator Institute (EEAI). The application process is open now through 17 April 2015 for the Emerging Educational Administrator Institute (EEAI). EEAI is designed for experienced faculty aspiring to be administrators or those who are in their first administrative position. Learn more here. EEAI is  part of the Sigma Theta Tau International/Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for Excellence in Nursing Education. Email:

Deadline: 1 May 2015

Abstracts are being accepted for the 2nd annual Canadian Doctoral Nursing Network Conference. The Goals of the Conference are to provide students with the opportunity to present their dissertation work; bring together registered nurses engaged in doctoral research for networking, scholarly discussions, and learning opportunities; and provide support, encouragement and mentoring of doctoral students. We welcome abstracts from registered nurses at any stage of their doctoral journey and from any discipline (for example, an RN who is engaged in doctoral studies in the Faculty of Education, Faculty of Nursing, Rehabilitation Sciences, etc.). Email:


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