CALL FOR ABSTRACTS — APHA's 2020 Annual Meeting and Expo
Public Health Nursing
Meeting theme: "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Preventing Violence"
Submission Deadline: Friday, August 28, 2020
The Public Health Nursing Section welcomes LATE BREAKING abstracts pertaining to the COVID-19 Pandemic and related disease control topics.
Championing Social Justice
Encouraging Population-Based Prevention and Health Promotion
Engaging Leadership and Advocacy
Researching Public Health and Evidence-Based Interventions
Special Call: Disrupting Oppressive, Racist, and Colonizing Narratives and Practices
Strategizing Population Health Promotion
Targeting Population Health
Individual abstracts may be submitted for oral, poster, or roundtable presentation and live or virtual presentation.
Limit abstracts to 250 words, using one of three formats (unstructured abstracts are not accepted):
Statement of the problem
All abstracts will be blind-reviewed by 2-3 reviewers using the following criteria:
Importance of the issue
Soundness of the science
Substantive nature of the work
Continuing Education Credit
APHA values the ability to provide continuing education credit to physicians, nurses, health educators, veterinarians, and those certified in public health at its annual meeting. Please complete all required information when submitting an abstract so members can claim credit for attending your session. These credits are necessary for members to keep their licenses and credentials.
For a session to be eligible for Continuing Education Credit, each presenter must provide:
An abstract free of trade and/or commercial product names
At least one MEASURABLE outcomes (DO NOT USE “To understand” or “To learn” as objectives, they are not measurable). Examples of Acceptable Measurable Action Words: Explain, Demonstrate, Analyze, Formulate, Discuss, Compare, Differentiate, Describe, Name, Assess, Evaluate, Identify, Design, Define or List.
A signed Conflict of Interest (Disclosure) form with a relevant Qualification Statement. See an example of an acceptable Qualification Statement on the online Disclosure form.
Contact Mighty Fine at email@example.com if you have any questions concerning continuing education credit. Please contact the program planner for all other questions.
Program Planner Contact Information:
Tracy Booth, EdD, BSN, RN College of Nursing University of Mary Hardin-Baylor 900 College St. Box 8015 Belton, TX 76513 Phone: 254-295-4670 Fax: 254-295-4141 firstname.lastname@example.org
Maria Gilson deValpine, RN, MSN, PhD School of Nursing James Madison University 235 Martin Luther King Jr. Way HSC 4305 Harrisonburg, VA 22807 Phone: 503-239-6081 email@example.com