Call for Abstracts

 The Association of Public Health Nurses (APHN) invites you to submit an abstract for the 2021 Annual Conference which will be held in virtual format April 19-22.

 Moving from Data to Action: 

Evidence-Based 21st Century Public Health Nursing

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The 2021 APHN annual conference will engage participants in dialogue and action around the next steps which are necessary to prepare and position public health nurses for 21st Century practice.

General Conference Information:

The 2021 APHN annual conference will explore next steps in preparing for emerging roles and challenges for public health nursing in a transformative public health system, aligned with principles of Inclusion. Conference participants will include individuals from the public, private and non-profit sectors, as well as health, academic and traditional and non-traditional community partners.

The conference sessions will empower attendees to:

  • Increase awareness of how Inclusion works to create diverse and equitable organizations
  • Engage with colleagues from many disciplines and sectors
  • Explore how cross discipline and cross sector partnerships can strengthen collaborative efforts 
Conference Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate how public health nurses and agencies can incorporate anti-racism principles into their practice.
  2. Describe strategies and emerging practices to develop nurse leaders who promote building a culture of health in their communities.
  3. Discuss ways in which academic partners are integrating social determinants, equity, and culture of health concepts into nursing curricula.
  4. Describe strategies for public health departments to form initiatives which utilize mobilization of multi-sector resources to create healthier communities.
  5. Discuss evaluation strategies for primary prevention initiatives at the community level.
  6. Discuss ways in which communities have incorporated a “health in all policies” approach at the community systems level to advance health equity.
  7. Share innovative models for expanding core public health and community work.
  8. Explore and share emerging practices which address the economic, environmental and human health consequences of climate change and COVID 19.

Abstracts due by Friday, January 8, 2021

Complete and submit the one submission per presentation.  Please indicate your preference for an oral presentation or poster presentation. Please assure abstract is submitted completely, indicated by a completion message and abstract submission summary email immediately following the submission.

The lead presenter will receive a confirmation of receipt. Once submitted, revisions to abstracts cannot be accepted. Late submissions will not be accepted. *Communications will be directed to the lead presenter only.

Required components:

  1. Presentation title
  2. Lead presenter and abstract contact name, credentials, job title or role (e.g., student), organization, address, phone number and email (*All communication about the abstract will be sent only to the lead presenter).
  3. Additional presenters, job title or role (e.g., student), organization, address, phone number and email (up to 5 additional presenters)
  4. Short biographical sketches for each presenter
  5. Conflict of Interest forms completed for all presenters
  6. Preferred session format (oral or poster)
  7. Learning outcomes (up to 5), using ANCC’s revised Bloom’s Taxonomy (see table below)
  8. Abstract text should include these components (500 word maximum)

 a)      Background

b)      Purpose

c)       Methods

d)      Results

e)      Conclusions

f)        Implications/relevance for public health

9. Brief description of session or poster that will appeal to attendees and may be used for the conference program (no more than 50 words)
10. Target audience (what type of professional would be most interested in your session/poster)
11. Level of session/poster (beginning, intermediate, advanced)
12. Audio/visual needs (all rooms will have a screen and projector)
13. Special accommodations needed for presenters
14. Electronic signature of lead presenter. This serves as the electronic signature and signifies the intent to comply with all the requirements of the Association of Public Health Nurses.

APHN will notify you if there is any missing information in your submission.

 If accepted for oral presentation, APHN will request your PowerPoint a few weeks prior to the conference.

If your abstract is accepted for poster presentation, you will need to attend the poster sessions.

All presenters are required to register in advance for the conference.

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Guidelines for Learning Outcomes

Use verbs from the list below. Do not use "understand" or "learn" or the title of the categories below (for example, "remember") as your verb.

ANCC’s Revision of Boom’s Taxonomy

 

Category:

Remember

Category:

Understand

Category:

Apply

Category:

Analyze

Category:

Evaluate

Category:

Create

define

translate

interpret

distinguish

compose

judge

repeat

restate

apply

analyze

plan

appraise

record

discuss

employ

differentiate

propose

evaluate

list

describe

use

appraise

design

Rate

recall

recognize

demonstrate

calculate

formulate

compare

name

explain

dramatize

experiment

arrange

value

relate

express

practice

test

assemble

revise

 

identify

illustrate

compare

collect

score

 

 

operate

contrast

construct

select

 

 

schedule

criticize

create

choose

 

 

 

diagram

set up

assess

 

 

 

inspect

organize

estimate

 

 

 

 

manage

measure

 

Questions

APHN 2021 abstract solicitation and instructions Rev.pdf

For general abstract submission questions, contact Jamie Weaver at [email protected]

For abstract writing questions, contact Patti Scott, DNP, RN, PNP, NCSN at [email protected]