National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

NONPF 44th Annual Meeting
Steering NP Education Toward the Future
April 19 - 22, 2018
Indianapolis, IN

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS -

Deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
11:59 pm (PST)

Acceptance Notification: Monday, December 18, 2017


ANNUAL CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES


● Discuss nurse practitioner education for the clinician of the future;
● Explore innovations and strategies for nurse practitioner educators; and
● Describe how leadership, policy, and research strengthen NP education.


TYPES OF PRESENTATIONS


Podium or Poster Submission:

A 20-minute podium (oral) presentation scheduled during a concurrent session or a poster presentation.

Symposium Submission:

A symposium includes 1 overview abstract with 3-5 additional abstracts all on a related subject and scheduled as an entire concurrent session (75-minutes). A minimum of three presentations is required. The program will include a limited number of symposia.

Review Criteria for Abstracts:

All podium, poster, and symposium submissions will undergo blind, peer review. Acceptance will be based on scoring in areas of relevance of content, quality of the abstract, originality and innovation of content to be presented, and feasibility for replication or implementation by other NP/APRN faculty. Abstract submission should demonstrate a relationship with the conference purpose and objectives. New educational approaches, strategies, and evaluation tools must have been implemented prior to presentation. NONPF will consider abstract submissions on any topic related to NP education. Abstracts from policy, practice and research, with a direct link to NP education, are also welcome.

Topic areas of interest and will be given priority are:

  • Innovative teaching strategies for student success
  • Feasibility and effectiveness of implementing new teaching-learning practices
  • Models for the development of academic, clinical and community partnerships in schools without an academic medical center affiliation
  • DNP as Entry into Practice – curriculum exemplars
  • Best practices in preceptor education, compensation and support
  • Simulation scenarios that validate student competence

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS


Step 1 - Title: Provide the title of the abstract; provide information about the primary author and the presentation; identify the intended audience; specify AV requirements; and provide agreements for participation and recordings.

Step 2 - Keywords: Identify up to 5 key words applicable to the submission.

Step 3 - General Information: Provide a purpose statement for the presentation; identify the gap area to be addressed (knowledge, skill, practice, or other) and provide a description of the desired/achievable outcome; and provide a list of citations and references used.

Step 4 - Abstract: Upload a Word document or type in the abstract (350-word limit).

Step 5 - Content Outline: Complete the table with the objective(s), content outline, speakers, time for the content, and the method of presentation.

Step 6 - People: Provide information on each abstract author and indicate if s/he will be a presenter.

Step 7 - Disclosure: Each author must disclose any conflicts of interest or indicate that no conflicts exist.

Step 8 - Confirmation: Review of abstract submission.


Abstract Topics:

New educational approaches, strategies, and evaluation tools must have been used for at least 3 semesters prior to presentation.

NONPF will consider abstract submissions on any topic related to NP education. Abstracts from policy, practice and research, with a link to NP education, are also welcome.


GETTING STARTED


All submissions include an abstract (350-word limit), purpose statement, gap statements, objective, and content outline.

To begin a new submission, select one of the abstract categories below. To continue with an existing submission, log in below with the ID and password you would have received by e-mail once you initiated your submission.

Podium or Poster Submission

Symposium Submission


EDITING AN EXISTING SUBMISSION


If you wish to edit an existing podium or poster, or paper within a symposium, utilize the log-in information provided with the submission:


Submission ID# Password#

If you wish to edit an existing symposium submission, including adding additional abstracts to the submission, utilize the log-in information provided with the initial submission:


Submission ID# Password#



If you run into any problems, please click here to Report a Technical Problem. Technical support may also be obtained by calling (401) 334-0220 between 8:30 a.m and 6:00 p.m. ET, Monday-Friday.

National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF)
1615 M St. NW, Ste. 270
Washington, DC 20015
tel: (202) 289-8044
nonpf@nonpf.org