Nurse & Tech case presentation

Submission of Nurse/Tech case presentation
This is a new initiative welcoming Nurses/Techs working in emergency and critical care, who haven’t previously lectured at a formal conference to submit a case report for oral presentation. Through this initiative we hope to welcome new ECC nurses to the EVECC congress and the possibility of speaking at this European event. Candidates selected to present will have the opportunity to attend a zoom meeting to help them prepare for their presentation.

You should have NO prior lecturing experience and must not have received a previous case report award.

Key dates:
Opening abstract submission: 1st December 2023
Deadline abstract submission: 31st of January 2024 23:59 hrs. GMT +1
Confirmation of acceptance/rejection: 13th of March 2024
Registration presenting author: Before the 15th of April 2024 (early bird deadline)

Abstract Guidelines

- The case should be 350 words, not including title, author names and affiliations.
- No tables, figures, footnotes, or bibliography should be included. Tables are only allowed in exceptional circumstances.
- Symbols or special formatting should be avoided
Subsections (e.g., IntroductionMethodsResultsConclusions) are required and should be bolded and followed by a colon.

Please submit a brief synopsis of the case using the following outline:
Introduction: (including the interesting/unique aspect of the case)
Synopsis: (can follow a standard outline if applicable): Signalment, presenting complaint, triage or initial assessment, vital signs, physical findings, resuscitation, stabilization and interventions, patient nursing care and recovery. Monitoring, therapeutics, final outcome, discussion. NB: focus on nursing care and interventions. Include nursing key points that you have learned from the case. Include specialised skills and/or monitoring used.
Conclusion: The case learning points are summarised.

The presentation format should be similar to the submitted synopsis. Your presentation is limited to 15 minutes in total with 10-12min for the presentation and 3-5min for questions from the audience.