2019 WellSpan Health
EVIDENCE MATTERS WHEN CREATING A HEALTHY WORK ENVIRONMENT
April 17, 2019 - Wyndham Garden®, York, PA
Awards to be presented for "Outstanding Poster Presentation,"
"Outstanding Podium Presentation," and "Outstanding Published Manuscript"


PUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS

  1. Manuscripts of EBP or nursing research published or accepted for publication from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 may be submitted for consideration for "Outstanding Published Manuscript."
    Manuscript award recipients between 2016 - 2018 are not eligible to submit a manuscript.

  2. Send manuscript and proof of acceptance in electronic format to bbuchko@wellspan.org by January 21, 2019. Late submissions will not be reviewed.


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

CRITERIA TO SUBMIT ABSTRACT

  1. Submit abstract on or before December 19, 2018. Late abstracts will not be reviewed.

  2. You may submit an abstract for a podium or poster presentation.

  3. All studies involving human subjects and/or their legal possessions (e.g., specimens, records) must include a statement of Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval or exemption.

  4. Adhere to Abstract Requirements are listed below. Submission does not guarantee presentation at the program.  Helpful hints for abstract writing can be found below.

  5. The primary presenter must be present at the program.

  6. Previous award recipients between 2016 - 2018 will not be eligible to receive the same award.

  7. Upon notification of acceptance of abstract, the primary presenter must submit a completed biographical data form including conflict of interest disclosure and a "planning table form" per PSNA credit requirements.


ABSTRACT REQUIREMENTS

Abstracts MUST be formatted using these headings. Include current references (<5 sources).  Abstracts MUST not exceed 300 words, excluding headings and bibliography. Do not identify your organization in the abstract.

Evidence-Based Practice

1. Background (problem or why topic is an issue)
2. Practice question
3. EBP model
4. Synthesis of evidence
5. Practice recommendations
6. Practice changes planned/made (if applicable)
7. Results (if applicable)
Research

1. Introduction (background and significance)
2. Purpose
3. Methods (design, setting, sample, instruments)
4. Results
5. Conclusions/implications


ON-LINE APPLICATION

Prepare your preliminary work off-line in a word-processing program such as MS Word (abstract, objective(s), references).  It may then be copied and pasted into the online form, found at:

CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE ONLINE APPLICATION

You will have two hours to complete the form.  Be sure to allot enough time to complete your application at one sitting.


Deadline for All Submissions: December 19, 2018

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Preparing your EBP abstract

Preparing your Research abstract

How to have your abstract accepted for presentation

Outstanding Manuscript Information and Submission Form