APHON 45th Annual Conference & Exhibit Call for Abstract Proposals

Abstract Portal Closes March 8, 2021, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time

The Annual Conference Program Committee invites you to submit an abstract for a pre-conference, concurrent, paper, or poster presentation during the 45th Annual Conference & Exhibit which will be held October 27-30, 2021 at the Salt Palace Convention Center & Marriott in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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ANCC Guidelines

APHON is an accredited provider of continuing nursing education (CNE) with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and is responsible for developing and evaluating individual educational activities in compliance with current ANCC Accreditation Program criteria. Current ANCC criteria are focused on outcome-based education

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Abstract Portal Overview

To help those submitting an abstract become acquainted with the online abstract submission portal, please read through the Abstract Portal Overview. For the best user experience, recommended browsers include Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

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Abstract Submission Types

Education Session Abstracts

Educational Session submissions include:

  • General Sessions (Invited speakers for a 50-minute presentation with 10 minutes of Q&A)
  • Pre-Conference All Day Courses (Invited speakers which include the Leadership Course and Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Program Course, and Specialty Courses)
  • Pre-Conference Half-Day Workshops (3.25 hours including a 15-minute break)
  • Children's Oncology Group Pre-Conference Half-Day Workshops (3.25 hours including a 15-minute break)
  • Concurrent Sessions (50 minutes, 10 minutes of Q&A)
  • APN Concurrent Sessions (50 minutes, 10 minutes of Q&A)
  • COG Concurrent Sessions (50 minutes, 10 minutes of Q&A).
The education session abstract submission overview provides detailed instructions about the different requirements for submitting a complete proposal for consideration.

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Paper/Poster Abstracts 

APHON and Children's Oncology Group paper presentations are 20 minutes in length which includes Q&A. Poster presentations for both APHON and Children's Oncology Group presentations are mounted on a 4'x7' board and available for viewing in the exhibit hall area throughout out scheduled exhibit hours. The conference objective for the poster session is to provide new information that can be applied to pediatric hematology/oncology nursing practice. The paper/poster abstract submission overview provides detailed instructions about the different requirements for submitting a complete proposal for consideration.

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