Call for Abstracts: 18th International Conference on Cancer Nursing
September 7-11, 2014 Panama City, Panama
The International Society for Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) invites you to submit an abstract for presentation at the 18th International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) "Strengthening Leadership, Unity and Compassion in Cancer Care”.
Abstracts will be selected based on the categories listed below:
Administration/Leadership Development: issues, trends in management and leadership
Clinical/Evidence-Based Practice: issues, trends in care of cancer patients/ caregivers, nursing-sensitive patient outcomes, and/or best evidence with nursing clinical practice
Education: issues, educational programs (may be based in service or academia and patient or nurse focused)
Research: in progress or completed nursing research studies (only completed research is eligible for podium presentation)
This year’s Scientific Planning Committee (SPC) encourages participants to consider abstracts reflecting the concepts of compassion, humanization, and diversity to address disparities in cancer care worldwide. The Committee would also value abstracts that consider the caregiver as well as the burden of caregiving.
Abstract Topics include:
Acute Cancer Care/ Oncologic Emergencies
Cancer Across Lifespan (Pediatric, Adult, Elderly)
Education: Nurse and Patient
Ethics, Informed Consent and Clinical Trials
Innovation in Practice and Roles
Models of Care Delivery
Policy, Advocacy and Economics
Screening and Prevention
Quality and Patient Safety
Care for the Caregiver
Workforce and Healthy Workplace Issues
The formats that authors can select from are as follows:
Oral: A 15-minute oral presentation by the author(s) plus 5 minutes for questions (20-minutes total).
Poster: A visual display. Author(s) must be present. Designated poster session times will be included within the program. Presenting authors will be required to stand by the poster during this assigned presentation time.
Oral or Poster: Either an oral presentation by the author(s) or a visual poster presentation.
Submission deadline: January 15, 2014
Any questions regarding the submission process are to be directed to ISNCC Head Office by telephone at: +1.604.630.5516, or by email at: email@example.com.
ISNCC Head Office
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375 West 5th Avenue Suite 201
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1J6