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2021 Annual Convention


DNA’s 39th Annual Convention

Virtual Convention – April 21 – 23, 2021

The 2021 DNA convention will focus on six main categories:
• Research: reporting new technology; medications or treatment methods; evidence-informed practice
• Education: patient and health care providers’ education, health promotion strategies; prevention; advocacy; holistic care; mental health/psychological aspects
• Community Initiatives: innovative delivery of care models, interdisciplinary clinics, team building in the community, environment; impact on population; capacity building
• International Collaboration and Processes: practice initiatives and partnerships; knowledge exchange; building networks
• Culture and Diversity: approaches to health; attitudes/beliefs/values on skin care; awareness and safety
• Health Policy and Advocacy: development (local and national levels); health promotion; political action

The objective of the Convention is to provide the opportunity to explore ways in which we all can share knowledge, and excel in our care for clients.

Deadline for Submission: Extended until Saturday, August 29, 2020

Due to our 2020 Virtual Convention being moved to theend of August, planning for 2021 will not begin until following this event. So the deadline for submissions has been extended.

Please complete your submission HERE

The 2021 DNA convention will focus on six main categories:

Research: reporting new technology; medications or treatment methods; evidence-informed practice
Education: patient and health care providers’ education, health promotion strategies; prevention; advocacy; holistic care; mental health/psychological aspects
Community Initiatives: innovative delivery of care models, interdisciplinary clinics, team building in the community, environment; impact on population; capacity building
International Collaboration and Processes: practice initiatives and partnerships; knowledge exchange; building networks
Culture and Diversity: approaches to health; attitudes/beliefs/values on skin care; awareness and safety
Health Policy and Advocacy: development (local and national levels); health promotion; political action

The objective of the Convention is to provide the opportunity to explore ways in which we all can share knowledge, and excel in our care for clients.

Abstracts are invited for Oral presentations from all contexts of nursing practice.
Please identify which of the categories and sub-categories named above
is most relevant to your abstract.

ORAL ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • All forms of scholarly inquiry by NURSING and INTERDISCIPLINARY team players are welcomed! We would like to encourage inter-sectoral sharing of knowledge!
  • For project abstracts, authors are expected to clearly state the title and purpose/goal/objectives of the presentation.
  • Briefly describe the manner in which the study or issue was addressed and the findings, conclusions or solutions (if applicable)
  • Clearly suggest ideas about the possible relevance of your work for nurses and/or other interdisciplinary health care professionals, in other settings and contexts.
  • Maximum of 250 words and must fit template.

Please apply the following headings into your abstract:
1) Title
2) Background of Study/Inquiry
3) Purpose of Study/Inquiry
4) Methodology/Methods
5) Analytical Approach
6) Findings/Implications

Submit your oral abstract August 29, 2020 HERE

Confirmation will be sent to the primary author via e-mail. Keep this information for future reference and for any correspondence with the convention organizers. The primary author will receive notification of acceptance.