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.


Have you been involved in a successful project to improve patient outcomes?

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International invites submission of successful evidence-based practice projects. We are looking for projects that integrate the current best evidence with clinical expertise to guide practice as well as projects where nursing evidence has been used to solve a problem and gain better patient outcomes.

Suggested Topics for Submission

  • Evidence-Based Nursing Implementation
  • Interprofessional Evidence-Based Solutions
  • Nurse-Sensitive Indicators
  • Technology-Related Improvements

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

        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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