CALL FOR ABSTRACTS — APHA's 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo
Public Health Nursing
Meeting theme: Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now
Submission Deadline: Monday, February 19, 2018
The Public Health Nursing Section welcomes and invites individual abstracts and full session proposals for 2018 pertinent to the basic elements of public health:
championing social justice,
addressing population health,
based in the evidence,
leadership and advocacy, and
pertaining to prevention and health promotion.
The PHN Section also welcomes and invites individual abstracts and full session proposals pertaining to Section Strategic Priorities:
Abstracts may be submitted for oral, poster, roundtable, or full session proposals, although the Program Planners may reassign requested formats to make best use of the Section’s limited sessions. Presenting authors must be APHA members and register for attendance at the Annual Meeting.
Academic and Practice Partnerships
Chronic disease prevention, screening, treatment
Communication and Technology Strategies
Disaster Preparation, Response, and Recovery
Health Promotion Strategies
Immigrant and Refugee Health
Maternal -Child Health
PHN Leadership in Action
PHN Workforce Challenges and Solutions
Public Health Nursing Education
Risk Reduction Strategies
Social Justice and Determinants of Health
Substance Abuse Prevention
Abstracts may be submitted for oral, poster, roundtable, or full session proposals, although the Program Planners may reassign requested formats to make best use of the Section's limited sessions. Presenting authors must be APHA members and register for attendance at the Annual Meeting.
Limit abstracts to 250 words, using one of three formats:
Statement of the problem
Full Session Proposals:
Full Sessions are 90 minutes long and require 3-5 individually submitted abstracts. Full session abstracts are reviewed through the regular submission process. Indicate to which full session they belong.
All abstracts will be blind-reviewed by two- three reviewers using the following criteria:
Importance of the issue
Soundness of the science
Substantive nature of the work
Continuing Education Credit for Sessions: For a session to be eligible for Continuing Education Credit, each abstract must:
1) be free of trade and/or commercial product names
2) have at least one measurable objective written in action terms
3) include a signed Conflict of Interest (Disclosure) form with a relevant Qualification Statement.
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