Call for Papers

Call for Papers

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES

FACULTY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

THE UWI SCHOOL OF NURSING, MONA

 

28th ANNUAL NURSING & MIDWIFERY RESEARCH CONFERENCE

AND

 

29th MARY J. SEIVWRIGHT DAY

 

May 24-25, 2018

 

 

THEME: Promoting excellence in patient care through Evidence Based Nursing & Midwifery Practice.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

 

Authors are invited to submit abstracts for the conference.

 

Deadline for submission of abstracts – January 31, 2018

 

INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS

 

Guidelines for Abstracts:

 

Submit one copy of the abstract consisting of 300-350 words on one page and written in the following order:

 

Title of Study:            Use bold type. Do not use abbreviations.

 

Authors:                     Begin on a new line, 2 spaces below the title. Use italics, first initials followed by surnames, (do not use full stops after initials) no titles or addresses. Underline presenting author's name if more than one author.

 

Aims or Objectives: State the main aim/objective of the study.

 

Methods:                    Briefly describe study design; indicate sample size and sampling techniques, data collection procedures, and duration of the study data analysis techniques).

 

Results:                      Summarize the main findings.

 

Conclusions:              Should be supported by the results and include implications for health care.

 

Key words:                List 5-7 words that give the gist of the study.


Guidelines for Preparing Posters:

 

 

  1. Poster Size

Width = 120 cm; Height = 85 cm

 

  1. Border

There should be a border of at least 5 cm all around the poster.

 

III. Poster Number

Place your poster number at the top left-hand corner of the poster.

 

  1. Title, Authors and Institutions

This information should be placed on the top part of the poster.

 

  1. Abstract

The Abstract should be placed below the Poster Number on the left-hand side.

 

  1. Introduction, Aims/Objectives, Methods & Results, Tables & Figures, etc.

This will occupy the body of the poster.

 

VII. Conclusions

This should be placed in the bottom right hand corner of the poster.

 

(Adapted with permission from the Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI Annual Research Conference

 

 

 

REMEMBER THAT TEXT MUST BE LARGE ENOUGH TO BE VIEWED FROM A DISTANCE OF AT LEAST 5 FEET.

 

 

 

 

GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

 

Submit a copy of the abstract by email to monique.lynch@uwimona.edu.jm with email subject caption: Abstract for Nursing and Midwifery Conference, 2018

Include your complete contact information (Name, Credentials, Position, Institution, Country and email address).

Only abstracts following the published guidelines and containing complete contact information will be considered for the conference.

Acknowledgement of receipt will be sent to your e-mail address within 1-3 working days following submission of the abstract.

 

For further information, please contact Monique Lynch at:

 

E-mail:  monique.lynch@uwimona.edu.jm

 

Telephone: (876) 702-4788/970-3304

 

Website: www.mona.uwi.edu/nursing

Submissions for this conference were closed on 2018-05-23.



Transforming Nursing and Midwifery Education and Practice by linking Evidence to Action