Many internal and external factors challenge the sustainability of healthy and empowering environments in which caregivers are able to provide excellent patient care. AONL is interested in abstracts that address issues related to a healthy workforce and environment and how best to lead to a healthy future. The abstract submission portal will open in July.
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The intended outcome of a good abstract is to create a compelling presentation that will inspire and engage through dissemination of innovative, applicable ideas that meet a real need. AONL 2021 offers several sessions formats to enhance the learning, sharing and networking experience for conference participants.
Prior to developing an abstract, it is important to review the submission requirements and AONL 2021 content priorities. The intended outcome of a good abstract is to create a compelling presentation that will inspire and engage through dissemination of innovative, applicable ideas that meet a real need.
Tip: Organize, outline and write the abstract in a Word document before entering the content to the online submission. This will save time, ensure the word limits are met, avoid spelling errors and avoid browser time-out issues. After the abstract is written, please copy/paste the information into the submission form.
Podium | 50-min. lecture and Q & A
Poster Presentation | Two 50-min. manned poster sessions
Ignite | 5-min. pitch on an idea or practice
Small Group Discussions | 10-min. intro with 40-min. audience discussion
Enlight10 | 10 min. foundational tips
In Eight words or less, accurately describe the session and draw people in.
Presenter demographic information, disclosures and headshot. In no more than 75 words, share what you want your audience to know about you and your experience/expertise related to the topic.
Outline at least one learning outcome describing the impact on the learner, limited to 20 words.
In 500 words or less, share your story of proven and innovative practices in nursing leadership. The narrative should include: impact, outcomes, implications, application to other settings, lessons learned and practical takeaways. Reviewers will consider the quality of writing in expressing the key ideas.
In 75 words or less, provide a compelling elevator pitch for your session. Summarize the focus of your presentation telling the audience what they will learn by attending your session.
Select up to five keywords from the keyword list that most closely relate to the presentation.
Provide a minimum of two pertinent literature references (APA style).
List the leader and/or setting this abstract would benefit the most, for example: academia, advanced practice registered nurse, ambulatory leader, consultant, executive, industry, manager, professional development. (Please list roles or settings, not descriptions. Limited to ten words.)
Reviewers will score abstracts based on the following categories. Please keep these in mind when writing your abstract.
RelevanceThe abstract should address important issues facing nursing leadership that are relevant and inspiring with practical takeaways.
ImpactThe abstract should include a clear description of lessons learned along with clear research and success measures.
EvidenceThe abstract should include relevant evidence that provides support for an initiative or practice.