2019 Call for Poster Abstracts

Illinois Emergency Nurses Association’s 45th Annual Spring Symposium 2019

Due by November 9, 2018

Present your best evidence-based practice, quality and research reviews/projects addressing the many challenges today’s emergency RNs, APRNs, managers, leaders, and researchers are facing each day!


The poster sessions are focused on topics that are of interest and importance to Emergency Nurses and APRNs.  Abstracts must reflect evidence-based reviews/projects that are near completion or in the final stages of completion with results/outcomes available for inclusion in the poster. The author is expected to adhere to the guidelines/schedules concerning dates/times of poster display and be able to answer questions and/or discuss the poster content with conference attendees.

Poster abstracts must be a maximum of 750 words and include the following:

  • Cover page (includes abstract title, author name, email, employer)
  • Title
  • Identification of problem/overview
  • Evidence-based question/purpose
  • Evidence summary
  • Significance of findings/outcomes
  • Implications for Emergency RNs/APRNs and future research

Suggested Topics:

  • Quality and Patient Safety
  • Leadership
  • Research
  • Injury Prevention
  • Disease Management in the ED
  • Trauma
  • Triage
  • Pediatrics
  • Professional Issues
  • Burnout

Please do not identify yourself or the institution within the body of the abstract, only the cover page is to contain this information. Must be a project completed within an Emergency Department setting.

The top 3 abstracts will receive free admission to the conference on Friday, April 5, 2019, along with the opportunity to give a 10-15-minute presentation during our EBP poster winners breakout session!

View required criteria

Submit your poster abstract via email to Ivelisse Sanchez (EBP Committee Chair) at  by the deadline. Please submit the attached conflict of interest form with your abstract. Abstracts submitted without a COI form will not be accepted. Poster winners and those posters chosen for display will be notified via email by the beginning of December.

Have a project but not sure how to start an abstract? Contact Beverly Weaver at  Beverly will answer any questions you have and help guide you in submitting a successful abstract.

2019 Call for Abstracts

Conflict of Interest Form