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.


In a diverse and changing world, the Honor Society of Nursing is striving to connect nursing scholarship and practice through the dissemination of research findings. Scientific sessions will serve as a networking forum to bring together researchers, educators, administrators, clinicians and policy makers to address the global health of the world’s people. Through the presentation of research findings, nurse can further the scholarship and health care of the populations of the world.

Suggested Topics for Submission

  • Culturally Diverse Health Practices
  • Ethical Issues
  • Innovation in Healthcare
  • Interprofessional Issues
  • Nursing Education Research
  • Research into Practice

Translating Science Into Nursing Education Practice Award

This program of the Sigma Theta Tau International/Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for Excellence in Nursing Education (STTI/CENE) will be presented at the 44th Biennial Convention during the STTI/CENE pre-conference.

The top scored abstracts in the nursing education research category that also meet the following criteria will be considered for this award.

  • The translation of science addresses a universally applicable and contemporary problem.
  • The scope is multisite, regional, national, or multinational and involves a diverse student population.
  • How it facilitates changes in education and/or practice is demonstrated.
  • There is use of relevant evidence.
  • There is a potential impact on one or more of the following: student, faculty, patient, and environmental outcomes.

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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