Interpreting Research and Evidence into Practice: Building Partnerships Among Healthcare Disciplines, Consumers, Media, and Policy Makers
April 21-22, 2010 - Houston, Texas
The purpose is to promote a community of informed stakeholders in research and evidence based practice.
1. Critically analyze research for application in various areas of the community.
2. Describe the importance of interdisciplinary research and evidence based
3. Involve stakeholders in dialogue related to the interpretation of the research and
Call for Poster and Podium Speakers
The Methodist Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital are seeking research and evidence-based practice abstracts addressing research and evidence-based practice projects for the Inaugural Collaborative Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium in Houston, Texas, April 21-22, 2010. This symposium will provide an excellent opportunity to network with researchers and knowledgeable stakeholders across practice and education to discuss problems and evidence-based solutions to many of the critical clinical, policy, and economic issues impacting today’s emerging health care environment.
Poster and Podium Guidelines
· Abstracts for research poster or podium presentations must reflect either completed research or research in the final stages of data collection with results available for inclusion in the poster or podium presentation.
· Abstracts for evidence-based practice poster or podium presentations should include, but are not limited to abstracts that address implementation and evaluation of a project, and must be completed or near completion.
· The focus of the poster and podium (45 minute topic presentations) sessions should be related to the theme, purpose, or objectives listed below:
Theme: Interpreting Research and Evidence into Practice: Building Partnerships Among Healthcare Disciplines, Consumers, Media, and Policy Makers
Purpose: The purpose is to promote a community of informed stakeholders in research and evidence based practice.
Upon the completion of this program, the participant should be able to:
1. Critically analyze research for application in various areas of the community
2. Describe the importance of interdisciplinary research and evidence based projects
3. Involve stakeholders in dialogue related to the interpretation of the research and evidence.
Submission Deadline and Review Process
The council abstract review committee will select the abstracts for poster and/or podium presentations. All authors will be notified by February 28, 2010 as to whether their abstract was accepted or declined for presentation. For questions regarding this application process, please contact Hope Moser or Terry Throckmorton at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Abstracts should be 350 words or less in length and provide a brief, clear summary of the research/project/program. Content should include timely and relevant topics related to clinical care. Abstract information must be received on or before February 22, 2009.
No specific application form is required; however the structured abstracts should include only essential information for communicating the nature and results of the study or project. The seven headings listed below must be included in the abstract.
Please limit your submission to no more than 350 words. Please follow APA format.
Purpose: 1-2 sentences describing the scope or nature of the problem you are addressing in your research or evidence-based project; i.e., the rationale supporting the need for the endeavor.
Design: For research studies, state the design using appropriate terminology (e.g., utilization, prospective, descriptive, qualitative, quasi-experimental, experimental, etc.). For evidence-based projects, describe whether this was a staff development project, quality assurance project and the process.
Setting: Describe the study/project setting.
Participants/Subjects: Describe the characteristics of participants and include the procedures for selecting the participants with inclusion/exclusion criteria Methods: Describe the study/ project procedures, interventions, and evaluation methods or data analyses. Instruments or tools should be described in detail.
Results/Outcomes: Present the specific data that address your research questions or project purpose. Include statistical data, if appropriate. Evaluate the outcomes of this study/project in relation to the need for this study/project. For research in progress, present the preliminary findings.
Implications: How you plan to incorporate the outcomes of your research or evidence- based project into practice.
Note: Presenters will be expected to submit their slides by April 10, 2010 for uploading to the computer. Poster presenters will be asked to provide a word count for their posters by April 10, 2010 so that CEs can be provided for the poster session. They will also be scheduled to present their posters during a one hour special poster session.
We are planning for 200 participants from across the United States. We hope that you can join us to share in the learning and passion for improving the quality of health care.