Abstract Submission

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Ready to submit your abstract?

Be sure to submit your Abstract no later than 16th of April 2021.

Please note for those selected to present at the BACCN Virtual Conference 2021 you will need to pre-record your presentation, with all presenters then joining us live during the event for Q&A. Our Conference Team will be available for support if needed.

Feeling daunted by writing your Abstract and unsure of where to start? Click here to take a look at our handy guide with hints, tips and listen to expert advice from the Committee.

Dragon's Den 2021

Are you and/or your team planning and/or are already involved with a Research/Quality Improvement
project within your Critical Care Unit? Could you do with some funding to get your project off the
ground and/or develop it further? If this is the case, why not enter the BACCN Dragon’s Den?

Win either £2000 or choose £1600 & 1 BACCN Unit Membership (which is worth £400). The choice is YOURS. 

Abstract/Poster Competitions

New for 2021 - “Critical Care Course Poster” Competition
Every year, numerous critical care nurses produce excellent work, either in the form of poster or a written piece of work, exploring the art and science of Critical Care Nursing as part of the Critical Care course and we want to encourage you to come and share this with us. If you completed your course within the last academic year we would like to encourage you to submit a poster with regards to your work to be in with a chance to win an individual 1-year BACCN membership. Ian Naldrett and Louise Stayt, Critical Care Course Lecturers, will judge this competition.

BACCN & ASPiH  Simulation Poster Competition
Calling all Critical Care Nurses and Colleagues working and or interested in the field of simulation to submit an abstract (for a poster presentation) from descriptive studies undertaken linked to the following:

"Using simulation as a tool to foster cultural change through an educational, quality improvement and or risk management project"

We are keen for you to articulate how the simulation has been delivered in your centre / unit, how you have captured the impact and what impact it has had on patient care and your outcomes.

1st Prize:  Conference place at the next ASPiH Conference & ASPiH Membership for one year
2nd Prize:  ASPiH Membership for one year

Be sure to submit your abstract under the Simulation category to be within a chance to win!

Best abstract competition
Once again, every abstract accepted to be presented at conference will be entered into the Best Abstract competition with the prize being a conference place to the 2022 conference.  The following aspects will be taken in account when judging this:

  • Relevance to Critical Care Nursing
  • Overall presentation
  • Referencing and literature utilised
  • Overall design and impact