Abstract Submissions

Mae Orvis Health Care Symposium 2020 Abstract submissions

The Mae Orvis Health Care Symposium is now accepting abstract submissions for the 5th Annual Conference “Integrated Care through the Lifespan.” This year’s conference is designed to enrich the health care provider’s education and knowledge about integrated health care.

Submit abstracts via the forms linked below.

Due: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 8:00am PST

Mae Orvis will consider an abstract submission on any topic, however, priority will be given to the topic areas of interest listed below:

  • Integrated Care
  • Care Coordination
  • Organizational Health Care
  • Pediatric Care
  • Geriatric Care

The following types of posters will be considered:

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

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?

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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?

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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?

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