Abstracts: Geriatric Nursing, Education, Simulation Conference

Call for Abstracts

Geriatric Nursing, Education, and Clinical Simulation
April 2-3, 2009
Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Conference Center
Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC USA
Connecting the Dots
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing and Flinders University School of
Nursing and Midwifery located in Adelaide, Australia invite you to submit an abstract to this international
conference that will address the growing need for nurses with geriatric nursing competencies. The core
mission of this conference is to share innovations, new initiatives, trends, and research in geriatric
nursing education. Individual peer-reviewed paper presentations and poster sessions related to trends
and innovations in geriatric nursing education will be featured. Notice of acceptance will be no later
than January 15, 2009. Presenters must register for the conference by February 1, 2009 to be included
in the program.
Submission Guidelines
Submit abstracts to e-mail address: geroconf@unc.edu between September 15, 2008 and
November 15, 2008
. All abstracts must be camera-ready and include a separate cover page.
Cover Page
• List each author in order with name, credentials, employer, city, state, country, contact
address, e-mail, telephone number, and fax number for each author
• Indicate contact author
• Indicate abstract content area:
A. Trends in aging: effects on nursing education
B. Innovations in geriatric nursing education
C. Preparing the new nursing workforce in geriatric nursing education (emphasis
on research-based methodologies)
D. Integrating simulation and other technologies into geriatric nursing curriculum
E. Academic clinical partnerships in best practice geriatric nursing care
Abstract Instructions
• Center the title in caps at top of page with the author(s) and affiliation(s) below the title
• Must be in English, maximum 350 words, 12 pt. Times New Roman font
• List four keywords at the bottom of the abstract
Details about the conference will be posted to the Connecting the Dots website at http://nursing.unc.edu/connectingthedots


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