Call for abstracts

Submission for oral communication and poster
Call for abstracts: deadline June 26, 2017

All abstracts must be submitted online.

Abstracts accepted for presentation at the Nursing Home Research International Working Group will be published in a special supplement of the Journal of Nursing Home Research - JNHR for the event.
Abstract that do not conform to format will not be considered for presentation.

Oral Presentation (15mn) - Poster Presentation

Abstract must be 350 words long (maximum length not counting title, authors' names and affiliations). Abstracts exceeding this word limitations will be cut at 350 words.

• The title of presentation should be followed by the names and affiliations of the presenting author

• The abstract must include the following sections: Background - Objectives - Methods - Results - Conclusions.

Abstracts may be submitted for oral or poster presentations. Authors may indicate a preference for oral or poster presentation but all decisions will be made by the scientific planning committee whose determination is final.

Symposium (1 hour)

The abstract should not exceed 1000 words (excluding abstract title, authors’ names and affiliations).

There should be no more than 3 presenters excluding the moderator.

• The title of the abstract should be followed by the names and affiliations of the moderator

• The title of each presentation should be followed by the names and affiliations of the presenting author and co-authors.

Specifications for submitting an abstract for oral and poster presentation

Please, note that the committee responsible for selecting abstracts will rate your study according with the templates below.

The abstract should not exceed 350 words and be divided into five sections (each section should be bolded and underlined in your abstract):

Background: One phrase to contextualize and provide a rationale for your study.
Objectives: One phrase to clearly state the objective(s) of your study.
Methods: Clearly indicate study design (eg, qualitative study using focus group, or 6-month RCT, or 10-year longitudinal cohort study, etc) and setting (eg, nursing homes in France), the year(s) when the study was performed (eg, between 2014 and 2016), study population providing the exact number of participants (characterize participants: older adults, etc), and the main outcome measure(s). If you have space, also provide the statistical test(s) used.
Results: Please, give results in numbers: effect sizes with 95% CI (or another measure, such as standard errors); just saying "significant differences were found" is not enough. Avoid uploading tables since the format may be lost.
Conclusions: One or two phrases to provide the main clinical message (if applicable) of your study and/or to briefly designate new directions for future studies.

The authors' affiliations must be indicated after the title of the abstract, presenting author must be underlined, respecting the following format:
e.g.:Tim Rover, PhD1, Ela Burton, PhD2, Robert Mulligan, MD, PhD3
(1) The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
(2) Research & Development Centre Innovations in Care, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
(3) Department of Medical Sciences, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy.

Abstract Title:

The title must be concise and clear; please, indicate the study design

e.g.: The prediction of ADL and IADL disability using six physical indicators of frailty: a longitudinal cohort study

Presenting author & affiliation:

e.g.: Tim Rover, PhDThe Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Co-Authors & affiliations:

e.g.: Ela Burton, PhD2, Robert Mulligan, MD, PhD3 - (2) Research & Development Centre Innovations in Care, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, the Netherlands - (3) Department of Medical Sciences, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy.

Abstract:

Respecting the following sections: Backgrounds, Objectives, Methods, Results and Conclusion

Word Limit: 350 words total (not including title and affiliations)

Instructions for submitting a symposium:

The abstract should not exceed 1000 words (excluding abstract title, authors’ names and affiliations).
There should be no more than 3 presenters excluding the moderator. Following the example below:
The title of the abstract should be followed by the names and affiliations of the moderator
The title of each presentation should be followed by the names and affiliations of the presenting author and co-authors.
Each presenting author must be underlined.
The abstract must include the following sections:
• Background • Objectives • Methods • Results • Conclusion

Example of symposia submission

Symposium Title:

Muscle loss/funtion with trauma, sepsis, and mechanical ventilation in the elderly: targets and interventions

Moderator and affiliation:

e.g.: Tim Rover, PhDThe Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Communications:

Title communication 1: The title must be concise and clear; please, indicate the study design
e.g:Different instruments for different purposes: anoverview of the various frailty instruments and their applications

Presenting Author & Affiliation

e.g: Ela Burton, PhD Research & Development Centre Innovations in Care, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Co-Authors & Affiliations

John Penn, PhD2, Robert Mulligan, MD, PhD3 - (2) Research & Development Centre Innovations in Care, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, the Netherlands - (3) Department of Medical Sciences, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy. Title communication 2: e.g:Frailty phenotypere finement:can simplification beachieved without loss of syndromeme asurement validity?

Title communication 2: The title must be concise and clear; please, indicate the study design
e.g:Different instruments for different purposes: anoverview of the various frailty instruments and their applications

Presenting Author & Affiliation

e.g: Jim Burton, PhD Research & Development Centre Innovations in Care, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Co-Authors & Affiliations

Robert palmer, PhD2, Brad Pitt, MD, PhD3 - (2) Research & Development Centre Innovations in Care, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, the Netherlands - (3) Department of Medical Sciences, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy. Title communication 3: e.g:Recent advances in understanding the biology of frailty and the implications for selection of intervention targets

Title communication 3: The title must be concise and clear; please, indicate the study design
e.g:Different instruments for different purposes: anoverview of the various frailty instruments and their applications

Presenting Author & Affiliation

e.g: Sharon Stone, PhD Research & Development Centre Innovations in Care, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Co-Authors & Affiliations

John Turturro, PhD2, (2) Research & Development Centre Innovations in Care, Rotterdam

Abstract:

Word Limit: 1000 words total
Respecting the following sections: Backgrounds, Methods, Results and Conclusion

For oral communications and poster presentations:

The presenting author must be registered to Nursing Home Research International Working Group 2017 (NURIWG 2017). The presenting author must be registered to NURIWG 2017 by August 15th, 2017

For symposia:

All presenting authors, including the symposium moderator, must be registered to NURIWG 2017.
If all authors are not registered by August 15th, 2017 the organizing committee can cancel the symposium.