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    Department of Health and Human Services VIC
  • ACNP - Gold Sponsors

    Aaxis Pacific
  • ACNP - Gold Sponsors

    Mundipharma
  • NursePrac ED - Major Sponsor

    Aspen Pharmacare

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10th Conference of the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners & 6th Australian Emergency Nurse Practioner Symposium | Celebrating the past and embracing the future

6 - 8 SEPTEMBER 2015 | PULLMAN ALBERT PARK MELBOURNE + 9 - 10 SEPTEMBER 2015 | MERCURE ALBERT PARK MELBOURNE

Clinical Stream / Workshop Guidelines

Nurse Practitioners are warmly invited to submit a clinical stream or workshop and contribute to the ACNP 2015 Conference Program.

The ACNP conference is an opportunity for new researchers / clinicians to present their findings and the conference organising committee is eager to assist in the development research and education for Nurse Practitioners.

About Submissions
There will be clinical streams each day following the morning plenary sessions.  

Submissions must be original contributions and maybe related to: 

  • Clinical practice / case studies / service delivery 
  • Program Evaluation / Review of Resource Delivery / Quality Improvement Activity    
  • Scientific

There will be clinical streams each day following the morning plenary sessions. 

The call for submissions is for the following topics and areas of practice only:

  • Acute Care & Emergency 
  • Primary Care 
  • Private Practice
  • Chronic Disease 
  • Professional Issues
  • Leadership & Research 

The Clinical Stream / Workshops may be for 30 or 60 minutes and should involve the Chair and presenters as follows:

  • 30 minute presentation: one presenter 
  • 60 minute presentation: a maximum of two or three presenters from difference Centres (if two presenters they are to speak for 30 minutes each including question time, if 3 presenters they are to speak for 20 minutes each including question time). 

In each case the nominated Chair of the session will be responsible for submitting all material and for all correspondence with the Conference Secretariat.

If You Need Help
Colleagues and mentors are available to assist with your submission should you require help:

  • How to introduce your work 
  • How your innovative clinical practice / Quality Improvement activity links with best-practice guidelines 
  • How to conclude

If a research topic:

  • What data to include 
  • How to best present data or topic 
  • How to link your research to clinical practice 

Please feel free to contact the Conference Secretariat should you require assistance. 

Instructions to Submit your Clinical Stream or Workshop

  • Submit your workshop or topical session on line. Only online submissions will be accepted
  • The nominated Chair of the clinical stream/workshop session will be responsible for collating and submitting all material for the workshop/topical session and for all communication with the Conference Secretariat 
  • Clinical stream/workshop sessions will be allocated 30 or 60 minutes within the conference program and should involve the Chair and presenters as follows: 30 minute presentation: one presenter 60 minute presentation: a maximum of two or three presenters from difference Centres (if two presenters they are to speak for 30 minutes each including question time, if 3 presenters they are to speak for 20 minutes each including question time)
  • The Chair complete the application form on-line and will nominate the speakers and the titles for each presentation in the session, giving names, contact details and short biographies of all presenters in the session 
  • The Chair is responsible for coordinating all presenters in the session and integrating the presentations 
  • The Chair’s submission must be accompanied by a clinical stream/workshop summary, which will include: - Discussion of session content - Target audience - 4 key learning objectives 
  • The summary should be a maximum of 300 words (please note that individual abstracts from presenters are not required) 
  • Clinical stream/workshop that include speakers from varied institutions will be given preference over submissions that include speakers from a single institution 
  • The Conference Chair and the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners Conference Committee will be responsible for reviewing the applications for clinical stream/workshop sessions
In Conclusion  
The deadline for Clinical Stream and Workshop Submissions is Wednesday 1 April 2015.

All presenters and chairs must register for a minimum of one day of the conference by the
Early Bird Deadline Monday 13 July 2015, or the Clinical Stream/Workshop session will be withdrawn from the program.

There is no funding for submitted workshops/topical sessions. If this policy precludes your session being accepted for the program please contact the Secretariat.


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