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2017 ANCC National Magnet Conference® Call for Abstracts

Welcome to the abstract call for the 2017 ANCC National Magnet Conference® to be held in Houston, Texas, October 11-13, 2017. The conference call for abstracts will be open November 18, 2016 through January 18, 2017, 5:00 p.m. ET. The primary contact for each abstract submitted will be notified by electronic communication of their acceptance status in March 2017. You are invited to submit abstract(s) for oral or poster presentation by the deadline. Abstract submission is limited to individuals employed by Magnet® designated facilities or those partnering with Magnet® designated facilities (e.g. academic institutions conducting research in collaboration with Magnet® facilities) to enhance patient outcomes, nursing practice, or the nursing work environment.

Conference Theme, Goals, and Topical Areas:

The theme for the conference is: Diversity in Practice: Strength Through Collaboration

The conference learning goals/outcomes are:

  • Translate exemplar strategies into solutions for nursing challenges to promote excellence in nursing and optimal outcomes for patients
  • Leverage the Magnet® nursing culture to optimize organizational performance related to quality, safety, patient-centered care, and efficiency
  • Distinguish the long term impact of transformational leadership and the Magnet® culture on organizations and patients
  • Synthesize science-based innovations and research to advance nursing practice, enhance patient safety, and promote optimal health and wellness

Abstract submission should relate to one or more of the conference goals. Topical areas of interest include nursing practice, evidence-based practice, nursing leadership, nursing innovation, and nursing research. A complete description of conference tracks, topical areas of interest, and abstract elements may be accessed here: For detailed abstract submission guidelines and instructions click here:

For detailed information and to begin submission of an abstract, click here: