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Innovative Poster Presentation Information and Application
Innovative Poster Presentation Information and Application

Poster presentations for the AWHONN MN Section 2024 conference must be:

  • Original work 
  • Projects related to women’s health, obstetric, and/or neonatal nursing practice, education, or administration, such as:
    • Completed clinical education, or leadership change, or evidence-based practice.

Poster content guidelines:  

  • Explanation of current practice and proposed change is succinctly written.
  • Guidelines used are evidence-based, and clearly described.
  • Design/procedures is appropriate for the evidence-based guideline selected.
  • Implementation strategies are clearly delineated.
  • Sample/subject is appropriate.
  • Data analysis is appropriate and related to the problem.
  • Discussion/interpretation/evaluation of outcomes is clear.
  • Content is free of commercial bias.
  • Topic has implications for women’s health, obstetrics or neonatal nursing practice, education or research.

Submission Process (Please provide the following electronically):

  • Title: Should spark interest, yet still clearly reflect the content. The title should be a concise statement of the main topic.
  • Submitter(s) Email
  • Brief Description: This is 2-3 sentences intended for posting on the conference website or other program materials to let attendees know what the poster is about and to encourage them to view your poster.
  • Three Behavioral Objectives. After viewing your poster, the learner should be able to…
  • BibliographyReviewers want to see the scientific or academic basis for your presentation, the sources for your assertions. You will be asked to provide at least 5 references, preferably from peer reviewed journals. At least must be current as of the last 5 years. The bibliography should not be included in the text of the abstract.
  • Author InformationYou will be asked to provide contact information, credentials, and affiliations for all presenters.
  • CV/Resume: All presenting authors must submit a current curriculum vitae or resume.

Display Protocol

  • Posters are put on display in a room or foyer adjacent to the conference rooms. Because we offer contact hours for poster review, posters cannot share space with exhibitors.
  • Presenters are expected to be at their posters and available for questions during specified times.
  • Selected poster presenters will be provided with a table. Posters must be capable of self-standing (examples include foam board formatting, tri-fold formatting, etc.). No easels, mounting boards, tape or Velcro will be available. Posters may not be taped to walls.
  • Presenters will be responsible for their own travel and all expenses related to their poster presentation.
  • Presenters are required to register and attend the conference and will receive a discounted registration.

Questions, Concerns, or to Submit a Poster: Contact Shawn Meyer

Submissions are due for review by April 1, 2024 so poster information can be added to the printed conference program.