Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Abstract Format Instructions

Please follow these instructions when formatting your abstract submission:

The abstract title should be written in bold 12pt Cambria font and left justified.

First name Last Name name1, First name Last Name name2
1Institution Affiliation, City, State/Province
2Institution Affiliation, City, State/Province

The name of the presenting author should be bolded. Superscript numbers must be used for reference to institutions and countries must be listed.  Do not include degrees or professional titles (e.g. PhD, Dr, Prof., etc).  Abstract texts should adhere to the word count* and be written in English in 12pt Cambria font. Please single-space and left justify the text and use standard abbreviations only. Abbreviations may be used in the title provided that the name in full is outlined in the body of the abstract.  Do not include tables or figures.

*Learning Objectives are not counted in the abstract word count.

  1. Peer Papers - in Progress (300 word maximum) a presentation that shares the early stages/in-progress pilot programs and/or research related to interprofessional education and/or collaborative practice.  Presenters have the opportunity to elicit feedback and foster interactive dialogue.  The session duration is 20 minutes with a 10-minute formal presentation and a 10-minute discussion.  Abstract Content: purpose, background, description of intervention or program, preliminary findings, relevance to interprofessional education or practice, recommendations for future investigation and/or incorporation into education and/or practice settings, and two to three measurable learning objectives* relevant to the conference goals.
  2. Peer Papers - Completed (300 word maximum) a presentation that shares completed qualitative, quantitative, or mixed-methods research or pilot programs related to interprofessional education and/or collaborative practice.  The session duration is 20 minutes with a 10-minute formal presentation and a 10-minute discussion.  Abstract Content: purpose, background, description of intervention or program, results, conclusion, relevance to interprofessional education or practice, and two to three measurable learning objectives* relevant to the conference goals.
  3. Workshops (300 word maximum) a session relevant to interprofessional education and/or collaborative practice which includes a highly interactive activity, generally granting the opportunity for dialogue and networking.  The session duration is 60 minutes, with a formal presentation and 30-45-minute activity/activity debriefing (as appropriate).  Abstract Content: purpose, background, description of intervention or program, results, conclusion, relevance to interprofessional education or practice, seminar outline/timeframe of presentation and interactive discussion, and two to three measurable learning objectives* relevant to the conference goals.
  4. Posters (300 word maximum) a presentation using a visual display to showcase interprofessional education and/or collaborative practice programs or research findings.  Abstract Content: purpose, background, description of intervention or program, results, conclusion, relevance to interprofessional education or practice, and two to three measurable learning objectives* relevant to the conference goals.

Please adhere to the word limit identified in the Call for Abstracts.  Accepted abstracts will be printed (up to the maximum word count) in the conference booklet.  Abstracts will not be edited for grammar or typographical errors.

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