Call for Abstracts
***Submission Deadline: September 4 at 11:59pm Central***
The International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) invites you to submit an abstract for a symposium, oral presentation and/or poster session at the Annual Educational Conference!
46th Annual IntNSA Educational Conference
Building Partnerships to Promote Addiction Recovery & Prevention
Francis Marion Hotel Charleston, South Carolina February 27 – March 1, 2024Regardless of your area of specialty or practice setting, if you attend only one conference this year, we hope that you will join us at IntNSA’s Annual Educational Conference. It is expected that this year’s IntNSA conference will attract the greatest number of participants ever, with plenary and concurrent sessions, numerous sponsors and exhibits, and a silent auction to help support the Foundation of Addictions Nursing (FAN). Continuing education credits in nursing are available. When you register, if you are not already a member of IntNSA, please consider joining as members to receive a discounted conference registration rate. Whether this is your first IntNSA conference, or you have been attending every year, consider bringing a colleague to share in the scientific knowledge and information about evidence-based practice in addictions, as well as the fellowship that defines International Nurses Society on Addictions conferences. Abstracts for the 2024 IntNSA Conference may be submitted to one of three categories:
- Research – These abstracts report on original research and must include: problem/purpose, objective (specific aims), design and methods, results and conclusions.
- Curricula, Quality Improvement, and Program Evaluation – These abstracts report on evaluations of educational curricula, quality improvement projects, and/or innovative program initiatives and must include: problem (and the change that is needed), evidence appraisal and synthesis, implementation strategies for practice change, evaluation (results), and lessons learned.
- Clinical Case Presentations – These abstracts describe an illustrative case that reinforces specific skills or competencies for the care of substance use or addictive disorders across the services continuum, and/or specific educational objectives.
- Live/In-Person Oral Presentation (30 minutes including Q and A)
- Live/In-Person Poster Presentation
- Submission title. Limited to 25 words
- Submission category (see above)
- Submission type (oral/poster)
- Full name, credentials, contact information, and short biography for each author in your submission. (The biography is limited to 100 words per author. This information and abstract will appear in the final program.)
- Learner category: Beginner; Novice; Intermediate; Expert
- Content categories:
- Emerging trends in substance use
- Alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs
- Co-occurring medical and/or psychiatric disorders
- Prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery
- Pharmacotherapy, including detoxification, abstinence, replacement and maintenance, and harm-reduction
- Mutual help groups, such as Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Nar-Anon
- Professional monitoring programs
- Alternative or complementary treatment
- Community-based initiatives
- Legislative and other legal considerations
- Ethical issues associated with substance use
- Diversity, equity and inclusion
- Learning objectives. Please provide at least 2 measurable objectives (max 6)
- Abstract content. The abstract is limited to 250 words (i.e., excluding the title and author information and references. The text should highlight the main points of the presentation).
- Relevance to the theme. State how your submission is relevant to the overall conference theme.
- References (optional)
- CV/Resume of the primary author for upload
- relevance to the conference theme
- importance to the field of Addictions Nursing
- with empirical studies, quality of research methods and findings
- with theoretical papers, quality of the theoretical argument
- potential to understand/improve practice/patient care
- overall organization of the abstract
- Submissions Open: March 31, 2023
- Submissions Close: September 4, 2023
- Target date for accept/reject notifications: November 1, 2023
- Target date for Presenter attendance confirmations and abstract edits/updates: November 6, 2023
- Presenter registration deadline: December 11, 2023 (failure to register by this deadline will result in an automatic withdrawal of the offer to present)
- Presenter handout/files submission deadline: tbd