The 14th Annual Connecticut Collaborative ΣΘΤ Research Conference
April 3, 2009 ~ Hartford-Rocky Hill Marriott

Conference Theme: Restoring the Heart and Soul of Nursing
Keynote Speaker: Jean Watson, PhD, AHN-BC,RN, FAAN

Conference Objectives: 1. Explore the impact of caring in nursing; 2. Analyze the juxtaposition of caring and healing in supporting global health; 3. Examine the contemporary knowledge on caring and healing for application to nursing care.

Please send your abstract of 300 words or less by email to Abstracts should relate to conference theme and objectives. Please submit 2 copies of abstract (one without identifying information, and one with name, credentials, contact information, and STTI chapter), formatted with 12 pt., Times New Roman font and one inch margins. Additionally, include two measureable learning objectives with your abstract and specify preference for podium or poster presentation. Research may be quantitative, qualitative, or philosophical (ethical, theoretical).


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: 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

CFS: ENRS Annual Scientific Sessions

DEADLINE IS FAST APPROACHING **Wednesday, September 10, 2008**CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 21st ENRS ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS. The Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) is pleased to announce that online abstract submission is open for our 21st Annual Conference.

Call for Abstracts: We welcome the submission of abstracts for original contribution to the field of nursing research. Guidelines on how to submit your abstract can be found on the ENRS Website

This year’s conference theme is “Improving Health through Nursing Interventions” and the conference will be held March 19-21, 2009 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston.

Objectives for the 2009 Scientific Sessions: 1. Explore the challenges and opportunities associated with developing, testing, disseminating, and translating nursing interventions across diverse populations, states of health, and health care settings. 2. Evaluate the efficacy and effectiveness of nursing interventions in enhancing health. 3. Promote dissemination and translation of nursing research findings at individual, professional, community and societal levels.

Description of the 2009 Scientific Sessions: There is growing scientific evidence of the beneficial effects of nursing interventions in promoting health, preventing illness, and improving quality of life. As ENRS begins its third decade in these 21st Annual Scientific Sessions, we will celebrate the accomplishments of nurse scientists in enhancing health. This conference will highlight examples of research on nursing interventions across varied healthcare settings and with diverse populations. Forums will be provided to share best practices regarding the process of developing, testing and evaluating nursing interventions and disseminating and translating evidence-based nursing interventions into practice.

The deadline for submitting your abstract(s) for the 2009 Scientific Sessions is Wednesday, September 10, 2008.

CFS: Abstract/Poster Presentation (Mosby’s Faculty Development Institute)

Mosby’s Faculty Development Institute, January 4-6, 2009 in Orlando, Florida

Call for Abstracts: Have you successfully implemented a facility-wide program to evaluate, improve or re-engineer your existing system? Have you taken an idea and turned it into a reality for the betterment of your department or your students? Have you worked in a collaborative partnership with managed care, clinical research, tertiary care referrals, technology companies, integrated systems, or local or state governments to establish programs? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, your colleagues would love to hear how you did it! Share your triumphs and achievements with your own poster presentation.

The peer-reviewed poster presentations are always a highlight of this conference. Posters offer the perfect venue to network, exchange ideas and improve the overall quality of nursing education for everyone at the conference. Presenters will receive special recognition during the conference.

Abstracts for poster applications from teams and individuals are welcome. Deadline for application is October 10, 2008.

To submit an abstract for a poster presentation, please visit:

**You must be a registered attendee in order to participate as a poster presenter. Applications due no later than October 10th**