SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT OR INSTRUCTIONAL SESSION
Due to positive response, the International Society for Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) is pleased to announce that the deadline for submission has been extended to March 11, 2016, 3:00pm North American Eastern Time. ISNCC invites all oncology nursing professionals to submit an abstract and/or instructional session for presentation at the International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) 2016. The ICCN 2016 theme is 'Embracing globalization through leadership and partnership in cancer care.'
Abstract submission is now closed. Notifications will be sent out in late May.
All abstracts and/or instructional sessions must be submitted via the official online submission system. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.
Accepted abstracts will be published in Cancer Nursing as an Abstract Supplement this year. Please ensure the content of your abstract submission is accurate prior to submitting. Instructions sessions will not be published in Abstract Supplement. Please note that only abstracts that are presented at ICCN 2016 will be published in the Abstract Supplement.
Abstracts and instructional sessions should be submitted only if the author(s) intend(s) to attend the meeting and present if accepted.
Submission limit: maximum of two submissions per author, addressing different topics (regardless of presentation type)
Instructional Sessions - Presentation Format:
- An 80 minute session with 2-3 presenters on a unified topic meant to instruct others.
Instructional session submissions must show relevance to the conference theme.
Abstracts - Presentation Formats:
- Oral Presentation: A 15-minute oral presentation by the author(s) plus 5 minutes for questions (20 minutes total).
- Rapid Fire Presentation: A 5-minute oral presentation using no more than 3 PowerPoint slides in total. Questions will be answered during the question time at the end of the session.
- Poster Presentation: A visual poster display. Author(s) must be present. Designated poster session times will be listed in the Conference Program. Presenting authors will be required to stand by their posters during listed time(s).
As ICCN 2016 will be hosted in Hong Kong, China, authors may choose to present in English or Putonghua/Mandarin to facilitate the sharing of knowledge between oncology nursing professionals in the region.
- Advances in Treatment (Genetics/Genomics, Integrated Therapy)
- Cancer Across the Lifespan
- Cultural Diversity
- Ethics/Informed Consent/Decision-making
- Family & Caregivers (Family-Centered Care)
- Health Disparities
- Health Policy and Advocacy/Working with Charities, NGOs and the Government
- Health Promotion/Risk Reduction
- Improving Health Systems (Workforce/Healthy Workplace Issues, Health Economics)
- Innovations in Practice
- Innovative Technology (Social Media, Methods of Communication)
- Models of Care Delivery (Transitional Care, Inter-professional Care, Variations on Current Models)
- Palliative & End of Life Care
- Psychosocial Care
- Quality and Safety
- Symptoms Management/Side-effects/Self-management
- Treatment Development/Clinical Trials
Watch the webinars below for tips on writing an abstract and presentation skills! These webinars were prepared by Patsy Yates, Professor at Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia.
Writing an Abstract