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Abstract Portal Overview

conference session1To help submitters become acquainted with the online abstract submission portal, please read through the information below. For the best user experience, recommended browsers include Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

Main Login

Submitters will be required to initially create a new account profile by clicking “Join Now” for your first submission. This account profile will be the contact person for all submissions associated with this account. This person is not required to be the primary presenter of submitted abstracts.

After you have created your account, you will receive an email which will contain your login information for your account, including your access key. Returning users may click the “Lost your access key” link under the user login to access this information again at a later time.

Home Page

You will be able to create and edit your submissions. To get started, click the green link that says “Click here to begin a new Submission.”

Starting a New Submission

Enter your submission title (in both lower and upper case letters), your submission type (Education Session or Abstract Paper/Poster) and submission category (General, Pre-Conference Workshop, Concurrent, Paper, Poster, COG). 

Good to Know: For additional details, click on the blue links below the Submission Type and Submission Category drop downs.

Task List

Starting with “Presenter Information”, you will need to complete each of these sections in order to complete your abstract submission. A green checkbox will appear next to each task as it has been completed.

Good to Know: To return to your previous page, click on the back arrow navigation link available in the toolbar on the top of every page.

Presenter Information

The submitter will need to create a presenter profile for each presenter related to the presentation, including themselves if they plan to present. After a presenter profile has been initially created, it may be accessed again and updated at a later time.

Each submission is required to have a minimum of 1 presenter with the “Primary Presenter role”. The submitter will assign this role when they add a presenter.

If the submitter would prefer to have each presenter complete their individual presenter profile, click on the blue bubble to send an auto-generated email. After all information has been completed in the presenter profile, a green check mark will appear next to the presenter’s name on the “Presenter Information” page.

Good to Know: The submitter will be responsible for following up with all presenters to make sure they have completed all requested information in their presenter profile.

Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosures

Each presenter is required to submit a conflict of interest disclosure. The submitter can access each author’s form by clicking on their name.

If the submitter would prefer to have each presenter complete their individual disclosure, click on the blue bubble to send an auto-generated email. After all information has been completed, a green check mark will appear next to the presenter’s name on the “Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosures” page.

Good to Know: The submitter will be responsible for following up with all presenters to make sure they have completed all requested disclosure information.

Session Abstract and Paper/Poster Presentation Abstract Pages

Education Sessions

Educational session abstracts will consist of the following sections:

Session Abstract (300 words or less) Learner Engagement Strategies Conference Learning Gaps Learning Outcome References

For additional information, please see Education Session Abstract Details.

Accepted abstracts will be published in the conference program book, app and on the APHON website. Please note, APHON will use the information as you enter it for all marketing materials. Please make sure you enter all information as you would like to see published. APHON edits entries for minor grammatical errors.

Paper & Poster Abstracts

Paper & poster abstracts must be 500 words or less and touch on the following sections:

Basis of Inquiry Purpose/Objectives Methods Findings or Outcomes Conference Learning Gaps Learning Outcome

For additional information, please see Paper/Poster Session Abstract Details.

Paper presentations are 20 minute (including Q&A) conference sessions where presenters may share their professional views or research on topics relevant to pediatric hematology/oncology nursing. The overall goal for paper sessions is to 1) identify original and innovative ideas relevant to pediatric hematology/oncology nursing; and 2) discuss the results of the projects and how they can be applied to pediatric hematology/oncology nursing practice.

Posters will be mounted on 4'x 7' boards provided by APHON and available for viewing in the exhibit area throughout scheduled exhibit hours. The conference objective for the poster session is to provide new information that can be applied to pediatric hematology/oncology nursing practice. Prizes (first, second, third, and People's Choice) will be awarded on-site for top-rated posters as determined by a panel of reviewers.

Paper abstracts will only be considered if the project is complete; poster abstracts will be considered if the work is in progress.

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