Nursing

Doctoral Student Project Showcase

The University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Doctoral Student Project Showcase displays the diversity and quality of student research and promotes a culture of scholarship and inclusive excellence.

Event Information

Date: Thursday, April 13, 2023 from 5 to 7 p.m. ET
Location: Virtual  

All UC College of Nursing PhD students, along with Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students who have successfully defended their DNP project proposals, are invited to submit abstracts for consideration in three categories:

  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Quality Improvement
  • Research Presentations
  • Literature Review

Full submission guidelines for each project category are outlined below.

Abstracts will be accepted until Monday, Feb. 6, 2023 | 11:59 p.m. ET

1. First author presenters must be current UC College of Nursing PhD or DNP students or graduate from the last academic calendar year.

2. Completed projects or projects in progress are eligible for presentation.

3. The body of the abstract must be single-spaced and no more than 350 words. Abstracts more than 350 words will not be considered.

4. The title of the abstract should be no more than 12 words.

5. Abstracts must be structured and include the following sections: purpose and rationale; summary and strength of evidence; implemented practice change with identification of stakeholders; evaluation methods; results/discussion (implications for practice and/or recommendations for future research/next steps).

Criteria for scoring:

  • The title is concise and specific to the project.
  • The purpose and rationale are clearly stated.
  • Evidence guiding practice change is strong and reflected in the abstract.
  • Stakeholders are identified and strategies for implementation are outlined.
  • Evaluation methods are discussed.
  • Results or Implications for Practice: Include recommendations for practice, education, or future research based on the review and synthesis.

1. First author presenters must be current UC College of Nursing PhD or DNP students or graduate from the last academic calendar year.

2. Completed projects or projects in progress are eligible for presentation.

3. The body of the abstract must be single-spaced and no more than 350 words. Abstracts more than 350 words will not be considered.

4. The title of the abstract should be no more than 12 words.

5. Abstracts must be structured and include the following sections: purpose and rationale; summary and strength of evidence; implemented practice change with identification of stakeholders; evaluation methods; results/discussion (implications for practice and/or recommendations for future research/next steps).

Criteria for scoring:

  • The title is concise and specific to the project.
  • The purpose and rationale are clearly stated.
  • Evidence guiding practice change is strong and reflected in the abstract.
  • Stakeholders are identified and strategies for implementation are outlined.
  • Evaluation methods are discussed.
  • Results or Implications for Practice: Include recommendations for practice, education, or future research based on the review and synthesis.

1. First author presenters must be current UC College of Nursing PhD or DNP students or graduate from the last academic calendar year.

2. Completed projects or projects in progress are eligible for presentation.

3. The body of the abstract must be single-spaced and no more than 350 words. Abstracts more than 350 words will not be considered.

4. The title of the abstract should be no more than 12 words.

5. Abstracts must be structured and include the following sections: title, background, purpose, research questions/hypotheses, theoretical framework/rationale, methods, results/discussion (implications for practice and/or recommendations for future research/next steps).

Criteria for scoring:

  • The title is concise and specific to the project.
  • Purpose and research questions/hypotheses/specific aims are clearly stated.
  • Theoretical framework/rationale is appropriate.
  • Methods are appropriate to the purpose/questions/hypotheses.
  • Outcomes are measurable and evaluation methods explained.
  • Results or Implications for Practice: Include recommendations for practice, education, or future research based on the review and synthesis.

1. First author presenters must be current UC College of Nursing PhD or DNP students or graduate from the last academic calendar year.

2. Completed projects or projects in progress are eligible for presentation.

3. The body of the abstract must be single-spaced and no more than 350 words. Abstracts more than 350 words will not be considered.

4. The title of the abstract should be no more than 12 words.

5. Abstracts must be structured and include the following sections: title, problem/purpose, search strategy, results, synthesis of evidence and implications for practice.

Criteria for scoring:

  • The title is concise and specific to the project.
  • Issue is described and significance of problem is supported.
  • Objectives of inquiry are clearly stated.
  • Databases searched, inclusion/exclusion criteria identified.
  • Search, number of studies included and level of evidence described.
  • Results or Implications for Practice: Describe the synthesis of evidence including major trends and gaps in literature, recommendations for practice, education, or future research based on the review and synthesis.