UW School of Nursing

Poster Guidelines

Poster presentation at a UWCNE conference.UW Continuing Nursing Education encourages conference participants to submit a poster abstract!

Please read through each section carefully before submitting an abstract. If you have further questions, contact cne@uw.edu.

General Information

  • Abstracts will be peer-reviewed by a subsection of the planning committee according to subject sub-specialties and categories. This is a brief abstract only. Not a poster file or a manuscript submission.
  • Completed work/projects or ongoing work/projects can be submitted for a poster presentation; however, you must indicate in your abstract submission if this is a completed work/project or an ongoing work/project.
  • Abstract submission is applicable to clinical, education, healthcare policies, patient safety, quality improvement, case reports, product invention, or research. 
  • UWCNE does not offer CE credit for abstract/poster presentations during Conference. 
  • If successfully reviewed, the final abstract acceptance will be conditional upon registration by the primary presenting author. 
  • Presenters will be offered a discount for conference registration. 
  • The primary presenting author should be listed first in the order of authors. All communications will be directed to the primary presenting author only.
  • In addition to the abstract, a profile for each author (contact and biographical information) and a conflict-of-interest form are required. Please remember to include all members of your team whom you may wish to give credit for the work you submit. Once the abstract submission deadline has passed, you may be unable to add authors/presenters to the abstract.

Submission Guidelines

  • Abstracts should be between 150-200 words. The title, presenter information, content outline, and  should not be included in the word count.
  • Submit your abstract in a Word document. Please check spelling and word count. Font size preferably 12. Font text and layout are unimportant, but we encourage you to conform to the above guidelines.
  • All abstract and presentation materials must be in compliance with international copyright laws. Abstract title, content, and presentation focus should be original, not previously published or presented.
  • You may submit more than one abstract; however, if successfully reviewed, only one poster submission will be accepted for a poster presentation.
  • Email confirmation of completed abstract submissions will be sent to the primary presenting author only upon receipt of the complete submission. 
  • If successful in a poster presentation, you will be notified 3 weeks before the conference. Abstract printing not larger than 6 feet by 4 feet is allowed. Poster will be put up in the morning the day of conference and be removed on the second day after lunch.  i
  • If unsuccessful in a poster presentation, you will be notified one month before the conference. UWCNE will provide instructions on how you can register for the conference.
  • Abstract score rating is housed in UWCNE and will not be shared or discussed with the author(s).