CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: American Association for the History of Nursing, Thirtieth Annual History of Nursing Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, September 26-29, 2013

The American Association for the History of Nursing and the Cleveland Clinic, are co-sponsoring the Association’s thirtieth annual conference to be held in Cleveland, Ohio. The conference provides a forum for researchers interested in sharing new research that addresses events, issues, and topics pertinent to the history of the global nursing profession, its clinical practice, and the field of nursing history. Individual papers, posters, and panel presentations are featured at the conference. Additional information about AAHN and the conference can be obtained at:

Guidelines for Submission: A one-page abstract of a completed study will be accepted by email. Submit two copies of your abstract; one must include the title, study, author’s name(s), credentials, institutional affiliation, phone/fax and email. Indicate whether a paper, poster, or panel presentation is sought. The second copy of the abstract should include only the title, study, and mode of presentation with no other identifying information. If more than one author is listed, indicate who is serving as the contact person.

Abstracts must include: Purpose of study, rationale and significance, description of methodology, identification of major primary and secondary sources, findings and conclusions. Each section of the abstract should be clearly identified. Abstracts will be selected on the basis of merit through blind review.

Abstract preparation:Margins must be one and one-half inches on the left, and one inch on the right, top, and bottom. Center the title in upper case, and single space the body using 12 point Times (New Roman) font. Accepted abstracts will be printed as submitted in the conference program; thus, when printed, the abstract must fit one side of one 8.5” x 11” paper.

Submission date: Abstracts must arrive on or before January 15, 2013. Late abstracts will not be reviewed.

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All conference presenters must be AAHN members.

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