Annual Research Symposium


This program is jointly provided by the Center for Nursing Research, the Alpha Nu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, Intl., and Continuing Education in Nursing and Healthcare.


To submit an abstract click here.

Research Submission: Completed research that focuses on clinical excellence, nursing education, or healthcare leadership.  Studies at any stage of development.  Abstracts that address diverse populations are encouraged.
Directions: Abstracts should include purpose, significance, population, methods or research design, data analysis, conclusion and recommendations for research and/pr practice.
Call for Posters: Due date:  November 20, 2014
Directions: Abstracts for posters should be electronically submitted by following this link.  Information includes title of research; name(s) and credentials of author(S); current position; mailing address; e-mail address and phone number of author who is to be notified about acceptance.
Notifications: The decision of the Abstract Review Committee will be communicated to the applicants by December 19, 2014.
Questions? Suzanne C. Smeltzer, EdD, RN, FAAM, Professor and Director, Center for Nursing Research, Villanova University College of Nursing.  (610) 519-6828,


The keynote for the conference will be presented by Martha Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor Emerita Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.  

Additional research presentations, selected from a call for abstracts, will focus on clinical excellence and healthcare leadership.  Studies in any stage of development will be included in the poster presentations.

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Villanova Room

Connelly Center

Villanova University


$20.00 advance registration

$25.00 onsite registration

2.5 contact hours