Submission deadline: 9 November 2016


Showcase your innovative professional accomplishments with colleagues from around the world at the 44th Biennial Convention. Clinical sessions are designed to provide opportunities to present original symposia, oral presentations or poster presentations.

Suggested Topics for Submission

  • Advanced Practice Initiatives
  • Complementary Healthcare
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
  • Technology in Practice
  • Workplace Culture

Presentation options include the following:

  • Oral Presentations:

    • Individual abstract (20-minute presentation)
      • To be included in a group of three abstracts around a similar topic grouped together by the program committee from individual abstracts accepted for presentation. A concurrent session is allotted 15 minutes for individual abstract presentation with five minutes for audience questions.

        Submit individual abstract

    • Symposium Concurrent Session (75-minute presentation)
      • A symposium is a group of at least three (3) individual abstract presentations coordinated by a submitting lead author (organizer) concerning a common topic of interest. Each symposium session is scheduled for a total of 75 minutes. Three (3), 20-minute individual presentations followed by 15 minutes for questions at the end of the concurrent session. Symposia provide an opportunity to present research or evidence-based practices on one topic, often from multiple perspectives, providing a coherent set of papers for discussion.

        Submit symposium presentation

  • Poster Presentations:

    • A traditional poster session is a single abstract presentation of research or evidence-based information by an individual or representatives of research teams with an academic or professional focus. The work is peer-reviewed and presented on a large, usually printed placard, bill, or announcement, often illustrated, that is posted to publicize. It can also be a visual display of completed or in-progress work.

      Submit poster presentation

Contact Us

For more information, please contact or call 888.634.7575 (U.S./Canada toll-free) or +1.317.634.8171 (International).