• Call opens: May 26, 2023
  • Deadline for podium submissions: July 27, 2023 DEADLINE EXTENDED 
  • Deadline for poster submissions: August 9, 2023
  • Applicants notified of status: Fall 2023

Submission Tracks

Clinical Practice

This track describes new approaches to care, unusual cases, patient and/or family education, or literature reviews of best practices with a summary of the evidence.


This track describes innovative strategies used in educating nurses, in either academia or the practice setting.

Evidence-based Practice (EBP)

This track describes the process and outcomes resulting from the critical appraisal and use/translation of the best and most relevant research evidence related to a clinical question that directly influences pediatric nursing practice.

Quality Improvement (QI)

This track describes the process improvements and clinical quality outcomes resulting from the use of improvement science methodology that directly influences pediatric nursing practice.


This track describes systematic investigations designed to create new pediatric knowledge.

Leadership and Management

This track describes innovative projects/initiatives related to management of nursing staff or transformational leadership at all levels of nursing.

Information Technology

This track describes the application of systems for storing, retrieving, and sending information as applied to pediatric nursing.

Submission Resources

[pdf]  Abstract Criteria
[pdf] Abstract Reviewer Grading Rubric
Example Abstract
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