Call for Abstracts

2020 UB School of Nursing Virtual Poster Session

Now accepting abstracts!

Faculty and student submissions welcome. Submit to Steve Lamkin at

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  1. All abstracts must be no more than 300 words (excluding title, author names, and affiliations) and must be original work (meaning this should not have been submitted/presented at a conference prior to the virtual session). All abstracts will be peer-reviewed.
  2. Abstracts may be submitted in one of three formats: Traditional, Qualitative and Clinical Project/Literature Review (should be a thorough review of literature such as a systematic review, integrated review, or scoping review). Each format is designed to best fit the research type.
    • Traditional research format must include: (1) Purpose; (2) Theoretical Framework; (3) Methods (Design, Sample, Setting, Measures, Analysis); (4) Results; (5) Conclusions and Implications.
    • Qualitative research format must include: (1) Purpose; (2) Background; (3) Methods (Design, Participants, Setting, Data Collection, Analytic approach); (4) Results; (5) Conclusions and Implications.
    • Clinical project or literature review format must include: (1) Purpose; (2) Background; (3) Methods (sources, analytic approach); (4) Results; (5) Conclusions and Implications.
  3. All abstracts must be submitted no later than Friday, October 2, 2020, 1200 p.m. (noon) to Steve Lamkin at
  4. Presenters will be notified of the acceptance decision by Friday, October 9, 2020 and are expected to present on the day of the Virtual Session (November 13, 2020 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.).

About the Poster Session

  • Sessions will be held virtually via Zoom on Friday, November 13, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Each presenter will be assigned their own Zoom room to present.
  • Submissions will be considered for the BS, DNP and PhD poster competition.