Emergency Nursing 2020 Call for Presentations



The Emergency Nursing 2020 abstract and proposal submission period will open in early November 2019.

Check back for updates.

Important Dates

OCTSubmission site opens at 12:00 pm (CDT)
JANSubmission site closes at 3:00 pm (CST)
MARCHNotification emails sent
APRILRegistration & Housing opens



Emergency Nursing 2020 Las Vegas, Nevada



Notifications will be sent by Mid March, 2020.

Accepting the invitation confirms your commitment to attend the meeting and present. Presenters are required to register for the conference and are fully responsible for their expenses related to the conference (e.g., registration, airfare, and hotel).

The Emergency Nursing 2020 abstract and proposal submission period will open early November.  

Attendees look for fast-paced, innovative, engaging education – and they want it from experts like you!

Conference abstracts should reflect sound adult learning principles and reflect the best thinking in the field, informed by theory, research, and practice. To deliver exceptional learning experiences, preference may be given to proposals that are positioned to deliver a mix of the following:

CONTENT: Reflect innovative, cutting-edge content and evidence-based practice • Present evidence supported by relevant research or data • Explore issues important to diverse audiences • Demonstrate the relevance of lessons through “real-life” case studies

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN: Stimulate and provoke discussion, audience engagement and outcome-focused design • Facilitate knowledge transfer and development of new competencies • Use methods that draw out relevant past knowledge and experiences

AUDIENCE: Emerging and tenured Emergency Nursing professionals • International healthcare professionals • Diverse adult learners • Nursing students

Standard Presentation Formats:

ConcurrentFast TrackDeep DivePre-Conference
60-minute presentation25-minute presentation2.5-hour presentation3.5-hour workshop1-hour presentation

New Presentation Formats for Emergency Nursing 2020:

Insights & InnovationRoundtable DiscussionIgnite SessionDebate
What’s Your Innovative Format?
45-minute presentationCase studies/SBAR 10-minute presentation with 40-minute discussion5-minute talk with 10-minute discussionPro/Con FormatEmail: conference.education@ena.org


Special Interest Areas 

As you reflect on your abstract, please consider the following ‘hot’ topics by sharing your knowledge and expertise in any of the following special interest areas (including, but not limited to):

Advanced PracticeBehavioral/Mental HealthClinicalDisaster PreparednessENA TNCC & ENPC
Health & Wellness
Leadership & Management
 Retention/BurnoutSubstance AbuseTrauma 

ePoster Abstract Categories

  • Research ePosters should include information about the process and results of a study aimed at generating new knowledge relative to a specific research question to advance clinical practice.

  • Evidence-based practice ePosters should include information about the process and results of identifying and implementing evidence guiding practice change that is aimed at advancing clinical practice.

The Poster Awards Program sponsored by the Institute of Emergency Nursing Research (IENR) of ENA has been established to encourage research and knowledge dissemination about emergency nursing and emergency care.


Requirements for the Primary Speaker (Education Abstracts) or Primary Author (ePosters Abstracts)

The primary speaker/author is responsible for:

  1. Assuring that all co-speakers/co-authors complete their Conflict of Interest form online.
  2. Notifying co-speakers/co-authors of any program additions, deletions, or changes. The ENA Conference Education Team will communicate primarily with the primary speaker/author.
  3. Ensuring that all speakers/authors have read the proposal or abstract and agree to be co-speakers/co-authors.

All speakers/authors are required to adhere to the conditions outlined in the speaker/author agreement.

Submission Review Categories

The review process for both education and ePoster abstracts is a blinded process. Reviewers will score based on the following categories:

Purpose (20%)
Design (6.25%)
Setting (6.25%)
Participants/Subjects (6.25%)
Methods (6.25%)
Results/Outcomes (20%)
Implications (25%)
Written Expression (10%)
Learning Outcomes and Outline
Research and References
Significance and Innovation

Submission Requirements

All submissions must adhere to the following:

  • Completed Conflict of Interest form by all speakers/authors.
  • Do not include personal identifying information or the facility/hospital.
  • A minimum of three (3) references (APA 6th Edition).  Citations must be current within 5 years (i.e., 2014 or newer).  Older references must be documented as classic.

NOTE: You may stop and start your submission at any time, save and return to it later but only prior to the submission deadline.

Disclosure of Financial Relationships and Commercial Interest

As part of the submission process, a completed Conflict of Interest form is required by all speakers/authors. If accepted, all relevant conflict of interest must be included on your presentation disclosure slide. Please note that all images must be obtained from a copyright-free resource or have written copyright permission. Additionally, to prevent any HIPAA violations, be sure to cover the eyes of any person that you do not have written permission to share their image.

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ePoster Abstracts:
Call 847.460.4119 or
email abstracts@ena.org

Education Abstracts:
Call 847.460.4123 or
email conference.education@ena.org

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