Abstract Submissions

Mae Orvis 6th Annual Health Care Symposium Call for abstract submissions

The Mae Orvis Health Care Symposium is now accepting abstract submissions for the 6th Annual Conference “Healthcare Resilience.” This year’s conference is designed to provide an opportunity for discourse on the pandemic’s effects on health care.

Submit abstracts via the forms linked below.

Due: Monday, February 1, 2021 at 8:00am PST

Mae Orvis will consider an abstract submission on any topic.

The following types of posters will be considered:

  • Original Research
  • Quality Improvement Projects (QIP) and Student Lead Projects
  • Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Updates and/or recommendations

Download full instructions. 

Original Research

Prepare abstract with the following key elements: (no more than 250 words)


Purpose What was the intent or goal of the study? What did you want to learn?

Background/Significance What was the problem and why was it important? What knowledge are you building on?

Method What was the design? What was the sample? What instruments were used? How was data collected and analyzed?

Results What were the findings?

Conclusions What do the findings mean?

Submit Original Research Abstract

Quality Improvement Project or Student Lead Projects

Prepare abstract with the following key elements: (no more than 250 words)


Purpose What was the intent/goal of the project? What problem was addressed by the improvement project?

Description What was the project? How was it developed and implemented? Cite the research for the evidence implying how you made a clinical decision based on the best available current research or literature, your own clinical expertise or patient's needs to change a process to improve nursing practice.  Do not submit an actual reference/bibliography list.  

Evaluation and Outcomes What were the outcomes of the project? How was success measured?

Submit Quality Improvement Abstract

Evidence Based Practice Updates/ Recommendations

Prepare abstract with the following key elements: (no more than 250 words)


Purpose What was the intent/goal of the update/recommendation? What problem was addressed by the evidence based practice update?

Description What was the evidence-based practice update or recommendation? How was it developed and implemented? Cite the research for the evidence implying how you made a clinical decision based on the best available current research or literature, your own clinical expertise or patient's needs to change a process to improve nursing practice.  Do not submit an actual reference/bibliography list.

Evaluation and Outcomes What were the outcomes of the update? How was success measured?

Submit Evidence Based Practice Abstract