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Call for abstracts  

2020 ISONG World Congress 
genomic nursing: fulfilling nightingale's legacy of care 

We are pleased to announce that the Call for Abstracts for the 2020 ISONG World Congress is now open!  Abstracts are expected to be exciting, innovative, and competitive! Submissions should have an original research, clinical practice, educational, or policy focus for consideration of podium and poster presentations. Abstract guidelines have been updated considering the ongoing COVID-19 crisis

Deadline to submit is Monday, April 27, 2020.  

**If you plan to submit an abstract in a content area in which you already have scholarly publications or presentations, please consider submitting your abstract as an Expert Lecture.**

Please be sure to refer to the updated abstract guidelines before preparing and submitting your abstract. 

Creating a strong abstract
There are many resources available to help you create a strong abstract by searching Google or YouTube.  If you have specific questions, please contact the Abstract Co-chairs (below). 

STUDENTS: Announcing the Student Poster Competition! The Congress Planning Committee invites Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degree students to submit their work for the Student Poster Competition. Students whose abstracts are accepted will present their posters and be judged during the poster reception at the 2020 World Congress. Certificates will be awarded to the first, second, and third place posters. The first place winner will receive a one-year, student membership to ISONG. This is an excellent opportunity for students to gain experience presenting their work and receive recognition for their contributions to genetic nursing science.

Submit an Abstract 

If you have any questions regarding abstracts, please contact the 2020 ISONG Congress Abstract Co-Chairs: Kathy SparbelLinda Ward, and Lathika Mohanraj.

If you have questions about the Congress, please contact Amy Spikula at

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