Call for Abstracts 2018 National Symposium on Academic Palliative Care Education & Research
The CSU Institute for Palliative Care has concluded its call for abstracts for the 2018 National Symposium on Academic Palliative Care Education and Research, where palliative care professionals from across the country will be convening to hear from national experts, present their research, pedagogical, and/or clinical advances, and network with colleagues. The Symposium will be held at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina, San Diego, October 11-12, 2018.
The theme for the 2018 Symposium is,“Quality in Palliative Care: Fusing Education, Research and Practice.” Abstracts that are related to the Symposium theme are especially encouraged. Share with your colleagues how you view or measure quality in your work, as you strive toward our shared goal of improving care for those with serious, chronic, or life-threatening illness.
Examples of such topics include:
- Factors affecting quality such as diversity, literacy, access, social justice, consumerism, and more
- Assessing or measuring quality
- Enhancing quality
- Continuous improvement in practice
- Challenges to assuring quality in research
- Best practices
- Ethical challenges
- Or more!
The National Symposium features palliative care leaders and academic scholars, teachers, and practitioners around the country, in an array of plenary and concurrent sessions. Gain new insights on the latest developments and best practices, and many opportunities to network with peers. We encourage you to submit an abstract to join the program, and present your work!
Abstract submission is open February 12 through midnight March 30, 2018.
Abstracts have been accepted for paper sessions, panel sessions, workshops, and poster sessions on the Symposium theme, “Quality in Palliative Care: Fusing Education, Research and Practice.” Examples include :
- Curriculum planning
- Course innovations
- Learning application
- Outcomes and process improvement
- Research methods, innovations and/or priorities
- Decreasing health disparities
- Or, other approaches to quality you wish to share
Presentation formats for posters and for the concurrent sessions in the agenda,scheduled for 1 hour and 15 minutes, include:
- Paper Sessions. An individual oral presentation of roughly 15 minutes, including time for Q & A. Papers will be organized into sessions by the Symposium planning committee.
- Panel Sessions. A set of 2 to 4 papers on a common theme submitted jointly by the presenters. A discussant from among the presenters may be specified, but is not required.
- Submitters prepare a highly interactive, activity-embedded presentation that focuses on teaching, research, or practice, providing participants with practical resources, skills and knowledge that they may apply in their work.
- Posters will feature a practice, research and/or pedagogical innovation. Poster authors will be present to discuss their work with colleagues during the poster session.
DATES: October 11-12, 2018
ATTENDEES: Faculty From Universities Nationwide
LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina, San Diego, California
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CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS & CME: Information to be announced
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