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Nursing Research and Clinical Innovations Symposium

  • 2021 Nursing Research and Clinical Innovations Symposium

    Save the date May 11th 2021

    The 2020 Nursing Research and Clinical Innovations Symposium has been postponed to May 11, 2021. More details on the event will be posted at the end of 2020. 


    For information on the workshop provided see:  programs & workshops.


    Registration has closed for the year. Check back in 2021 to register for next years Symposium.  

    Frequently asked questions

    Q: Can audits or quality improvement activities be submitted in an abstract?
    A: Yes! We encourage innovation abstracts in addition to research abstracts. 

    Q: Does the abstract author(s) have to have an affiliation with a Melbourne Children’s campus partner?
    A: Abstracts submitted must have an affiliation with at least one of the campus partners – The RCH, MCRI or The University of Melbourne.  

    Q: Can I submit an abstract which has been previously or intended to be presented elsewhere?
    Yes, as this this a local event there are no restrictions on where you can present, or have presented, the material in your abstract. 

    Q: Does the first author have to be a nurse?
    No. Multidisciplinary abstracts are encouraged, however, it is expected the nursing author to be the (or one of the) presenters on the day. 

    Q: When will the program be available?
    A: The program will be made live on the website by mid April. 

    Q: Do I have to be an employee or student of Melbourne Children's to attend?
    A: Presenters must have an affiliation with one of the Melbourne Children's partners, however attendees, with a clinical background, are welcome from any healthcare institution or University. 

    Q: Call I claim CPD hours by attending this event?
    A: Yes, you can. A certificate of attendance is supplied to attendees who register and request one through the follow up survey.  

    Q: If I register for the event do I have to attend the full day?
    A: No. We encourage all attendees to be present for as much of the day as possible, however, we understand that attendees may have to come and go throughout the day. Our only request is that you are considerate to those presenting if you must enter or depart during ones oral presentation.      

    If you have any questions regarding the Symposium please contact .

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