Call for Abstracts

28th Annual Medical Surgical Conference ‘Call for Abstracts’ now open!

This is a great opportunity for nurses working on evidence based practice projects, quality projects, and research projects to present at the 2018 Medical Surgical Conference April 5 and 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California.

Share research, evidence-based practices, lessons learned and fresh approaches to Medical–Surgical Nursing Practice.

First-time and seasoned presenters are encouraged to submit an abstract for a concurrent session for the Medical Surgical 28th Annual Conference.

The Medical Surgical Planning Committee welcomes abstracts from nurses on new, innovative and practical approaches that can be used in a variety of nursing practices.

Educational tracks at the 2018 Annual Conference include:

  • Clinical Practice
  • Leadership
  • Health Policy
  • Performance Improvement
  • Research

All Submissions MUST be sent in ONE DOCUMENT to [email protected] by OCT 15, 2017 at 11:59pm Pacific time with the subject line 2018 ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS

To Submit an Abstract you must be able to present at the conference April 5 or 6, 2018 in San Francisco, CA

You will only be notified if you are selected. Notification will be done by email on November 6, 2017

The primary presenter and one co-presenter (if applicable) will receive a 50% discount to attend either one or two-days of the conference if chosen to present a speaker session.

Required information and documents

  1. Name (s), credentials, personal address, email, and phone number.
  2. Speaker session description
    1. Limit 25 words
    2. Short description of the session with objectives
    3. May be used in promotional materials on our website if accepted
  3. Abstract
    1. 250 word limit
    2. Addresses essential component of the presentation (reviewers should be able to evaluate the content of the presentation)
    3. Concise and cohesive
  4. Speaker Bio
    1. Required for each speaker
    2. 100 word limit
    3. For use at Conference if presentation selected
    4. For use on website if selected
  5. References
    1. Two to three references
    2. Evidence based practice/peer reviewed journals, clinical guidelines, best practices
    3. Current (no older than five years) unless considered a classic work
    4. Publication information in a format such as APA