Nursing Research on the Green (NROTG) FAQs
Submitting an Abstract for Poster and Research Corner Presentations
What are the professional requirements for authors who submit abstracts?
At least one author should be a Registered Nurse (RN) and must complete a Conflict of Interest (COI) form. For Poster abstract submissions, one RN author must be present at each poster session. For Research Corner submissions, presenters must be RNs. NOTE: All submitted abstracts will be accepted for Poster presentation. Deadline for ALL Abstract submissions is Sunday March 13, 2022 @ 11:59 pm.
All poster and Research Corner presenters MUST register for NROTG.
Does the presenting author have to be a co-author on the poster abstract?
Yes. Only one author (RN) listed on the abstract is required to present at a poster session. If your poster has several RN authors, a poster presenting time may be assigned among your RN authors.
Where should I park my vehicle? What dress code is appropriate?
Presenters can use the circle drive to unload. Park your vehicle as soon as you finish unloading to allow others to pull up to the entrance. Parking is available on the street, as well as limited parking in any of the Fine Arts Center Parking lots and Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare Parking Lot 3 located directly across 10th Street from the School of Nursing main entrance. Due to limited parking, carpooling is suggested.
Required dress code is business casual or professional dress. No scrubs or denim.
What poster size is required for printing? What time should I bring my poster for set-up on the day of the conference?
The dimensions of your poster should be 36” height by 48” width to fit the poster display stands that are provided to presenters. Please bring your own push pins.Poster set-up time is from 8 - 9:00 a.m. on the day of the conference. Your assigned poster number will be given to you at the registration desk. Poster take-down time is 3 - 4:00 p.m. on the day of the conference.
I submitted an abstract for Poster presentation but did not receive a reply. How do I know if my abstract was accepted?
All abstracts submitted for Poster presentations are accepted and only the submitting author will receive an automated email notification after your abstract was submitted. If you did not receive an “abstract submitted” notification, please check your spam mailbox or contact email@example.com.
What is Research Corner and how do I request that my abstract be considered for presentation?
Research Corner is a podium presentation and is preferentially reserved for showcasing completed projects of post-licensure students and registered nurses. In the NROTG Abstract Submission Form, you must indicate in the dropdown box (Yes/No) if you want your submission to be considered for Research Corner.
Abstracts submitted for Research Corner presentation are competitive. If you requested to present in the Research Corner, your abstract will be vetted according to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Abstract Scoring Rubric. Refer to this rubric for further information.
Your abstract’s submitting author will be notified by email shortly after the abstract submission deadline of March 13, 2022. Only the submitting author is notified. Submitting authors are responsible for notifying all their co-authors. Only the preferred email address or phone number provided with your submission is used for notification. If your abstract is accepted for Research Corner presentation, specific information will be included in that email notice. If your abstract is not accepted for Research Corner, your submitting author will receive an email with feedback.
What is the due date for uploading posters on the website?
The due date and time for uploading final posters is Monday April 18, 2022 by 11:59 pm. Posters can be uploaded by going to the Poster Submission page using the button on the Submitting a Project page.
If my abstract was accepted for Research Corner, when and where should I submit my Research Corner presentation slides?
Submit your final presentation slides to the Presentation Submission page (which you received the URL for with your project acceptance to Research Corner) by Sunday April 24 @11:59 pm.
Whom can I contact with any questions or problems with submitting my abstract?