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North East Simulation Network Event

– Celebrating Collaboration

Thursday 21st March

Poster Abstract Application

Posters will be on display throughout the event and you are invited to submit an abstract giving a brief overview of your work. All applications will be considered by a panel led by the organising committee and a limited number may be chosen for short 5 minute oral presentations highlighting local work. Poster abstracts are limited to 300 words – the word count does not include author names/affiliations or any references. Posters will be judged by our visiting speakers.

In keeping with the event theme, where abstracts highlight clear, successful multidisciplinary collaborative working, the panel may invite authors to present the work in a short communications session, totalling 10 minute presentation with 5 minutes for questions.

The timetable below details key dates in the application process.

  1. All applications to be submitted online 15th February

  2. Review panel will consider applications and agree those to be invited / declined 15th - 20th February

  3. Confirmation sent in writing (email) to successful and declined applications 20th February

  4. Simulation Network Event takes place 21st March 2019

Abstract Application guidance:

  • Posters will be judged on the contribution to enhancing patient safety through medical education using simulation or other technology enhanced learning methods.
  • The project title must be clearly identified.
  • Abstracts must be no longer than 300 words (including headings), with a max of 1 table/figure, and 3 references.
  • The background, method, results, and conclusion must be detailed.
  • Contact details must be included so other delegates can get in touch with you afterwards.
  • Authors submitting give permission to share image of poster on NESN website post event for prize winning posters.

Guidance and Judging criteria– should your abstract be accepted for poster presentation

Guidance • Portrait orientation is preferred for posters.

• For posters that have already been prepared – any size can be submitted.
• For posters to be newly prepared – we suggest a size up to A1.
• PDF copies will need to be submitted a week before the conference.

Judging criteria will be based on:-
• Degree of Kirkpatrick level evidence obtained.
• Degree of collaborative or multidisciplinary involvement
• Originality of initiative
• Evidence of evaluation of impact
• Appearance and overall presentation of the poster itself.

Please submit via the get in touch form on the contact us page including following information:

  • Authors Full Name
  • Organisation of Employment
  • Contact Details including valid email
  • Title of Project
  • Abstract under headings of Background, Method, Results, Conclusion

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