CALL FOR ABSTRACTS for
2nd AAOHN Global Summit
2014 conference abstract submission is now closed. The deadline for submitting new abstract proposals has passed, and individuals who submitted proposals may no longer alter or edit submitted proposals. Abstracts are currently being reviewed by the Project Planning Team, and notifications will be sent in late September.
The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. is pleased to announce the AAOHN 2nd Global Summit scheduled for May 4 – 5, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. The Scientific Committee on Occupational Health Nursing (SCOHN, ICOH) will hold its mid-term meeting during the Summit. The theme will be "Occupational Health Nursing Across Borders: Fostering a Global Culture of Health." Abstracts are welcomed for presentations and posters in English on the following topics:
- Wellness, including Tobacco Cessation
- Ethics in Global Health Promotion, including Medical Confidentiality
- Core Professional Competencies for OHNs
- Emerging Health Risks
- Health Risk Assessments
- Stress Management
- Sleep Hygiene, including Circadian Rhythms and Shift Work
- Health Impacts of Shift Work (e.g., breast cancer)
- Resilience & Productivity
- Other pertinent topics related to the Summit theme
Guidelines for Submission: All abstracts must be submitted online. You must complete the online process that includes the abstract submission form (250 words or less), biographical data form, preferred presentation format, and educational activity form. Abstract can be submitted NOW by going to the AAOHN website at www.aaohn.org.
Deadline: The call for abstracts will close at 11:59 pm (Central Daylight Time) June 30 2013. Abstracts that do not adhere to the guidelines and/or are received after the deadline will not be reviewed.
Selection Criteria: Abstracts will be reviewed by a selection committee and rated on the following criteria: Strength of Proposal (40%), Expertise of the Presenter (30%), Topic Relative to Theme and Needs of International Occupational Health Professionals (25%), and Marketability of Topic (5%).
The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. provides evidence-based information related to occupational health nursing. Material presented at the international summit, national conference, on the website, or provided in any printed materials must be of professional quality, evidence-based, and demonstrate an absence of proprietary or prejudicial/biased commentary. Anecdotal observations should be limited in their scope and not presented as proven fact. It is inappropriate to endorse or imply endorsement of any specific product or service.