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Evidence-Based Practice Conference

Ochsner Medical Center and LSUHSC School of Nursing
Translating Nursing Research: Changing Practice ... Changing Lives
Saturday July 24, 2009
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Abstracts Due: Friday, May 22, 2009

Please consider submission of an abstract for consideration of an oral or poster display on Saturday July 24, 2009, in the Brent House Conference Center at Ochsner Medical Center, Jefferson Highway. Each abstract should be submitted via the link below, and no longer than 300 words in length (2500 characters). Oral presentations will be limited to 20 minutes with 10 minutes for questions and answers. Each poster should be a free standing, table-top, three-sided display board, 36" x 48". Based on the theme of your presentation or poster, your submission should include:

1. Scholarship of Research

  • Purpose of the study
  • Research question(s) or Study hypothesis(es)
  • State of science (Review of Literature)
  • Methods (Study design, Setting, Sampling, Measurement/Instruments)
  • Findings
  • Application to nursing practice, theory, research and/or health policy


2. Scholarship of Evidence-Based Practice (clinical and practice, evidence based practice, practice based evidence)

  • Purpose of the project
  • Description of the project
  • Summary of the state of science (Review of Literature)
  • Subjective and objective findings if applicable
  • Project outcomes/findings
  • Application to evidence based nursing practice

Click here to submit your abstract


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