17th International Biennial Neuman Systems Model Symposium
June 20-21, 2019
Canton, Ohio, USA

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“Exploring Population Health:

Building Bridges with the Neuman Systems Model”


Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are invited for presentations, roundtable discussions and/or posters on topics related to how the Neuman Systems Model can influence population health education, practice, and research.  All abstracts will receive blind review by the Abstracts Review Committee.  Research abstracts need to include the study purpose, conceptual framework, methodology, results, discussion and implications.  Practice and educational abstracts should include problem, intervention, outcome, and discussion.  Roundtable discussion abstracts should include topic, how the NSM was used and outcomes. One presenter for each presentation, paper or poster selected will be eligible for a reduced registration fee.  All presenters must be registered participants for the Symposium


Submission Deadline: January 5, 2019

Presenters Notified of Acceptance by February 8, 2019

Confirmation of Presenter Attendance due by February 15, 2019


Submission Requirements

Submissions are to be submitted as e-mail attachments to the address below.  Abstracts should be typed using Word 6.0 or higher, single-spaced, one-inch margins, Times Roman Font, 12-point size.  Maximum length: 300 words.  One or two participant outcomes must be listed following the abstract.  Identifying information should be submitted on a separate page from the abstract and include title of presentation, all author names, titles, organizations, contact author w/mailing address & e-mail address, and preference for podium presentation, roundtable discussion or poster presentation.  A complete abstract submission will include the following: 1) blind abstract; 2) participant outcomes; and 3) identifying information.


We look forward to reviewing your submissions:

Betsy McDowell, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF & Kathleen Flaherty, PhD, RN, Abstract Review Co-chairs


Please submit abstracts electronically to:


Questions regarding the review/submission process may be directed to:

kflaherty@malone.edu or visit the website at: www.neumansystemsmodel.org

Subject: Abstracts Review Committee-NSM 2019