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Saint Thomas Medical Libraries: Poster Presentations

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Poster Presentations General


Poster presentations are widely used by students and professionals to present research finding summaries in a stylistic way.  All poster presentations are combined with oral presentation and will include answering questions from the viewers, colleagues and peers of the presenters.

Most academic institutions and professional conferences offer and may require, poster presentations as part of a certificate or degree course of study.


How to create an effective poster presentation by Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA, published online American Nurse Today;2019.6.17

Center for Innovation in Research & Training (CIRT)

Submission Guidelines

Each entity offers their own guide to poster submissions therefore, it is important to reference these before getting started on designing and researching your poster. An abbreviated listing can be found below and are  linked to guidelines.

Please visit the homepage of your specific association, academic institution or meeting if they are not listed below.

American Association of Critical Care Nursing: Poster submission guidelines (NTI)




Each journal has specific author submission requirements for articles and manuscripts. An abbreviated list with live links is provided below. Please visit the "author guidelines" section of your identified journal, if it is not listed below.

National League for Nursing:  Educational Perspectives  manuscript submission guidelines

BMC Nursing submission guidelines

American Journal of Nursing: Information for Authors


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