First Time Presenter Award
ELIGIBILITY FOR THE 'BEST FIRST TIME PRESENTER AWARD' – 1 Winner
The Best First Time Presenter Award is presented to the individual who has never presented at an international conference/conference with more than 200 delegates before. You will be presenting for the first time outside of their organisation/place of work/tertiary institution.
Abstracts to be considered for the First Time Presenter include:
- Author(s) Surname, Initial. Organisational Affiliation.
- Introduction and background
- Description of the work
- Outcomes/significance/policy and practice change
- Implications for mental health nursing
- Identify 2-3 learning objectives significant to paper/poster/workshop
- Author will nominate that they are a 'first time presenter' when their abstract is submitted.
Presentations eligible for the First Time Presenter Award are assessed against the following criteria:
- The issue is clearly described and includes a description of relevance for consumers, carers, the community, mental health nurses and/or other health practitioners.
- The presentation draws on contemporary theoretical frameworks and nursing and related literature
- The presentation establishes a connection between the body of knowledge and supports the presenters conclusions
- The presenter clearly articulates key points, engages the audience and uses relevant audio-visual aids
- The presenter keeps to time and responds well to discussion and questions from the audience
Rebecca Lofts and Jo Ryan
Mental Health Nursing in a correctional environment: How do we incorporate recovery-oriented practice?
Mental Health Nursing and the Partners in Recovery Program: improving coordination of services