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: Monday, April 25, 2022 from 12 to 7 p.m.
Location: Procter Hall, third-floor atrium

Abstracts are due April 1, 2022 at 5 p.m. to inrs@ucmail.uc.edu.

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

Submission Guidelines

Abstracts are due April 1, 2022 at 5 p.m. Students should email their submissions to inrs@ucmail.uc.edu.

Full submission guidelines for each project category are outlined below.

1. First author presenters must be current UC College of Nursing PhD or DNP students.

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

3. The body of the abstract should be single-spaced and no more than 350 words.

4. The title should be no more than 12 words.

5. Abstracts should include the following sections: title, purpose, strength of evidence, implemented practice change, implementation strategies and stakeholders, evaluation methods, and results (or 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 is clearly stated (PICOT or Problem Statement)
  • 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 are discussed (if applicable)
  • Implications for Practice: Include recommendations or implications 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.

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

3. The body of the abstract should be single-spaced and no more than 350 words.

4. The title should be no more than 12 words.

5. Abstracts should include the following sections: title, problem, rationale, intervention, measurable outcomes and results (or implications for practice and/or recommendations for future research/next steps).

Criteria for Scoring:

  • The title is concise and specific to the project
  • The rationale is clearly stated (PICOT or Problem Statement)
  • Available knowledge guiding the change is strong and reflected in the abstract
  • Stakeholders are identified and strategies for implementation are outlined
  • Outcomes are measurable and analytical methods explained
  • Results are discussed (if applicable)
  • Implications for Practice: Include recommendations or implications 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.

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

3. The body of the abstract should be single-spaced and no more than 350 words.

4. The title should be no more than 12 words.

5. Abstracts should include the following sections: title, purpose and research questions/hypotheses, theoretical framework/rationale, methods, results (as applicable), and conclusions (including implications for practice or next steps)

Criteria for Scoring:

  • Purpose and research questions/hypotheses/specific aims are clearly stated
  • Theoretical framework/rationale is appropriate
  • Methods are appropriate to the purpose/questions/hypotheses
  • Results are appropriately analyzed (if applicable)
  • Interpretation of results appropriately reflected in conclusion
  • Implications for practice: include recommendations or implications 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.

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

3. The body of the abstract should be single-spaced and no more than 350 words.

4. The title should be no more than 12 words.

5. Abstracts should include the following sections: problem, purpose, search strategy, results, synthesis of evidence, and implications for practice.

Criteria for Scoring:

  • Problem: Describe the issue and provide support for significance of problem
  • Purpose: State the objectives of this inquiry
  • Search Strategy: Identify databases searched, inclusion/exclusion criteria
  • Results of Search: Describe the search, number of studies included and level of evidence.
  • Synthesis of Evidence: Describe the synthesis of evidence including major trends and gaps in literature
  • Implications for Practice: Include recommendations or implications for practice, education, or future research based on the review and synthesis