ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FOR THE 2016 NRHC IS NOW CLOSED.
On behalf of the Office of Population Affairs (OPA), The National Clinical Training Center (NCTC) enthusiastically invites the submission of abstracts for poster display at the 2016 National Reproductive Health Conference, in Chicago, IL July 24-27, 2016. This conference is designed for advanced practice nurses, physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, counselors, social workers, health educators and all other personnel who interact with clients in health centers providing family planning services.
Clinicians and health professionals are encouraged to submit abstracts describing their evidence-based research or innovative patient care and/or teaching practices related to family planning or reproductive health. Share your knowledge and practices with your peers by participating in this rewarding experience. Early career professionals, and students are also encouraged to submit. Please read the guidelines then complete the abstract submission form.
Presentation Topic Focus Areas:
- FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES
- Contraceptive services delivery, including contraceptive counseling and education for males, females, and couples
- Pregnancy testing and counseling
- Achieving Pregnancy
- Basic infertility services
- Preconception health
- Sexually transmitted disease services, including HIV prevention and immunizations related to public health
- Community outreach, participation and barriers to access
- Providing inclusive and affirmative care to diverse populations
- RELATED PREVENTIVE HEALTH SERVICES
- HPV and cervical cytology screening and treatment
- Breast health services
- QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN THE FAMILY PLANNING/REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SETTING
We Seek Presentations Describing Research or Practices Which Address:
- How high priority, diverse populations can be reached,
- How family planning practices can be strengthened, and/or
- How the organization and administration of family planning services can be improved.
Please Read the Following Guidelines Before Submitting Your Abstract:
- Abstracts submission must be completed by 5 p.m. Central Standard Time on Friday, April 29, 2016.
- All abstracts must be original work.
- If possible, abstracts’ content should describe the following elements based on type:
RESEARCH: background, objective, methods, results, conclusions
PROGRAM: purpose, significance, approach/intervention, evaluation
REVIEW: purpose, search strategy, data collection, analysis, results, conclusions
- Abstracts must be 500 words or less.
- Abstract titles should be short & specific (the title is not included in the word count).
- Abbreviations should be placed in parentheses after the first use of the abbreviated word or phrase.
- Presenters are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships (sponsorships, funding sources).
- You will receive an email confirming the receipt of your abstract submission within 48 hours.
- You will be notified by email of the acceptance or rejection of your abstract by May 16, 2016
- Presenters of accepted presentations must register and pay fees for the conference by the early registration deadline which is June 1, 2016. Expenses, including conference registration fees, are the responsibility of the presenter.
- All presenters must be available during presentation dates at the conference. Submission of an abstract signifies intent of the author to attend.