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Call for Abstracts

The Truth About Nursing's 2011 Conference

Empowering Nurses and Improving Care Through Better Understanding of Nursing

Call for abstracts or Pecha-Kucha speakers

Call for abstracts for posters

Call for abstracts for speakers for Pecha-Kucha

When: Saturday, April 16, 2011

Riverboatfor six minutes and 40 seconds sometime between 1 pm - 2 pm.

What: A Pecha-Kucha (pah-chák-cha) presentation by you consisting of 20 slides auto-run for 20 seconds each. Learn more about Pecha-Kucha presentations here and here.

Please tell us your stories of nursing empowerment. How did you or can you and your colleagues work individually or together to create an environment where nurses are better able to save lives or improve patient outcomes? Do you have a story of nurses working to improve the media? Send it along.

Let us know in a paragraph or two by emailing us at If we accept your abstract, we will let you know soon and we'll discount your conference registration fee by 33%. Thank you!

Please let us know if you have any questions and we will look forward to hearing your story!

Call for abstracts for posters

When: Friday, April 15 - Sunday April 17, 2011

The Truth About Nursing is calling for abstracts for posters to be displayed at our 2011 conference. Posters should be on nursing in the media or nursing empowerment. Send us your proposals at

Posters accepted:

Martina Balaam: Nurses, nursing and British television hospital drama and hospital based comedy

Greg Riehl: Lateral Violence, Ethical Responsibility (ppt download)

The Truth About Nursing will also display the following posters:

Do short dresses cause short staffing?

I am your Registered Nurse


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