The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International


The submission deadline has passed.

Thank you to all those who submitted. Notifications will be sent to authors by mid-March 2017.


Education sessions are designed to highlight teaching/learning strategies in both clinical and academic environments as well as student experiences and education implementation practices. Concurrent sessions will present ideas drawn from current knowledge and best practices in education.

Suggested Topics for Submission

  • Clinical Education Strategies
  • Educational Outcome Measures
  • Evidence-Based Nursing Implementation
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Teaching/Learning Strategies


This educational award will be presented at the 44th Biennial Convention in 2017 during the STTI/CENE pre-conference. See how you can qualify!

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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

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