Call for Abstracts

Now open!

ATI Nursing Education is currently accepting abstract submissions for poster presentations at the 2021 National Nurse Educator Summit. The Summit will focus on the critical issues facing nursing education today, with topics to help educators prepare for nursing’s exciting future.

Abstracts must describe completed projects, and all work should be original. Abstract submissions should explore research studies and/or scholarly works that address common challenges in nursing education, including but not limited to:

  • Strategies to promote clinical reasoning, clinical judgment and clinical practice
  • Incorporating QSEN, Massachusetts Nurse of the Future, NLN or AACN competencies into the nursing curriculum
  • Incorporating technology or informatics into nursing education
  • Development of a professional, ethical nurse
  • Development of effective communication and conflict negotiation skills
  • Promoting self-care among nurses
  • Implementing innovative strategies to improve student learning or to transform nursing education
  • Implementing evidence-based practice initiatives to identify outcomes that improve clinical nursing education and/or practice
  • Using standardized assessments (e.g. policies, benchmarks, remediation) to improve program and/or learner outcomes

Abstract submission categories

  • Research Abstract: Abstract representing a complete research study, which includes an introduction to the overall topic under investigation, clearly stated purpose, background information to support the purpose or hypothesis of the study, a concise description of the methodology, analyses, and results, and a sound conclusion, which is directly connected to the purpose of the study. The results of the research study should clearly impact or benefit nursing education.
    • Qualitative
    • Quanitative
    • Mixed Methods
    • Integrative Review/Meta-analysis
  • Evidence-Based Practice Abstract: Abstract representing an educational process, strategy, or practice innovation that represents a change leading to achievement of a desired outcome or meeting a benchmark for nursing education and/or student learning outcomes.
  • ATI Best Practice Abstract: Abstract representing strategies or teaching innovations in any setting using ATI products to solve an academic problem related to student learning.

Abstract evaluation rubrics

Click here to view the evaluation rubrics for the abstract submission categories above.

Submission deadline

Abstract submissions must be received no later than July 26, 2021.

Acceptance notification

Authors will be notified of the status of their submission no later than August 27, 2021


Sample abstracts

Research Abstract
Evidence-Based Practice Abstract
ATI Best Practice Abstract

Recorded webinar

Preparing an Awesome Abstract for the ATI Nurse Educator Summit
Presented by Cynthia Clark, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Click here to download the webinar handout.