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Abstract Resources

Below are abstract resources designed to support you in presenting effective conference abstracts. 

 

Whilst these resources are helpful for everyone, some are specifically useful for nurses and midwives.

 

We hope these resources help you share your ideas, shape the conversation and create conference abstracts that inspire and inform. 

For Everyone

How to write an abstract

Estimated Completion Time: 1 Hour

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the purpose and importance of an abstract in academic writing
  • Identify the key element of an abstract and their function
  • Learn how to effectively summarise your research
  • Gain insights into common mistakes to avoid when writing an abstract

How to submit an abstract

Estimated Completion Time: 1 Hour

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the process of abstract submission
  • Learn the key components of a successful abstract submission
  • Identify strategies for selecting conferences/publications
  • Gain insights into the peer-review process
  • Learn how to avoid common mistakes

How to create an effective and engaging rapid fire oral presentation

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the key components of a successful rapid fire oral presentation
  • Learn strategies for developing an engaging and memorable presentation style
  • Identify techniques for effectively communicating complex ideas in a short time frame
  • Gain insights into managing nerves and overcoming common presentation challenges
  • Learn how to tailor your presentation to the intended audience and event

How to create an effective and engaging practice based abstract

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the purpose and importance of a practice-based abstract
  • Identify the key elements of an effective and engaging practice-based abstract
  • Learn how to clearly communicate the significance and relevance of your practice-based work
  • Explore strategies for crafting an abstract that effectively highlights the outcomes of your work
  • Gain insights into common mistakes to avoid when creating a practice-based abstract

How to present a research based oral abstract

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the purpose and importance of an abstract in academic writing
  • Identify the key elements of an abstract and their function
  • Learn how to effectively summarise your research in a concise and clear manner
  • Gain insights into common mistakes to avoid when writing an abstract

For Nurses and Midwives

Our nurse focused abstract writing series is a four-module on demand education program that aims to empower you to actively participate in conferences and opinion leadership activities. Share your valuable perspectives, research, and contributions to advance clinical practice.

Webinar #1 Identifying ideas for a conference abstract - Learning objectives:

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

Learning objectives: 

  • Discuss the value of nurses sharing their work at professional events. 
  • Examine current work activities to identify areas of practice that could be shared at a conference. 
  • Develop an understanding of commonly used terms associated with conference programming. 

Webinar #2 Developing an idea for a conference abstract

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

Learning objectives: 

  • Develop an understanding of how to take your idea forward to develop a conference abstract. 
  • Describe enablers to developing ideas and writing an abstract. 

Webinar #3 Interpreting conference abstract guidelines

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

Learning objectives: 

  • Determine a relevant conference and conference theme suited to your idea. 
  • Interpret practice and research-based abstract guidelines. 

Webinar #4 Tips and tricks for writing a conference abstract

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

Learning objectives: 

  • Outline approaches and techniques to writing a conference abstract. 
  • Construct a conference abstract. 

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