Allied Professionals

Allied Professionals abstract submission is open  CLICK HERE>> . Deadline for submission 30 July 2017 @ 23:59 GMT
*You will need to create a new account on your first visit to the submission site – queries about our new submission site should be directed to eacts@cyim.com

You are invited to submit abstracts for the Nurses and Allied Health Professional day at this years EACTS meeting to be held in Vienna on 8 October 2017.

Papers examining any part of the patient journey will be considered. These may include aspects of quality, clinical care, research, case studies or roles and workforce issues.

Instructions To Authors- Abstract

Please follow the instructions given on-line, otherwise your abstract cannot be selected for review. A summary of the guidelines is as follows:

  • The abstract language is English
  • Abstract – The template provided is the only format accepted
  • There should be no more than 8 authors
  • Since the abstracts will be judged anonymously, the text may not reveal the institutional affiliation
  • Please note that it is not possible to make any corrections to the abstract content or information (such as Presenter details, authors list etc) In order to correct your abstract you must withdraw it and and submit a new corrected version prior to the deadline. Note that, such replacement of the abstract is not possible after the deadline. In the case of errors in your abstract discovered after the deadline, you may indicate the correction during the presentation at the congress. However, changes will not be included in the publications. If accepted, your abstract will be published as submitted.
  • It is mandatory to use the PowerPoint template that EACTS provides and that can be downloaded HERE. Only this template is accepted!
  • A maximum of 7 slides is allowed!
    • Slide 1: Title & ID; the first slide contains the Title of the presentation and also the Abstract ID from the online submission site
      • Do not use the “Enter” button in your title. This action will add hard returns, which are not allowed
      • Do not use abbreviations in the title. Abbreviations may be used in the following slides
      • Do not end the title with a period (.)
      • Do not use quotation marks in a title (” “)
      • The title must not be CAPS. Do not bold, italicize, underline, superscript or subscript any items in the title.
    • Slide 2: Background and study objective (maximum 8 bullet points)
    • Slide 3: Patients (if applicable); maximum 8 bullet points
    • Slide 4: Methods (maximum 8 bullet points)
    • Slide 5: Results 1 (can include Text, Table, Graph, image, but no videos )
    • Slide 6: Results 2 (if necessary a second slide with results is allowed)
    • Slide 7: Conclusion (only text. maximum 5 bullet points.

Abstracts will not be accepted unless they are submitted according to the format and instructions described previously, and submitted using the online system no later than 30 July 2017.

General Instructions:

  • Not one slide is allowed to contain any reference to the hospital, university or author. Do not include authors in the title. If you enter authors in the title, your presentation will be rejected. Do not include institutions in the title. If you enter institutions in the title, the presentation will be rejected
  • Font, size, and color for text have been formatted for you in the Slide Master
  • The minimum font size 21 pt
  • When you have finished your presentation, please save your presentation first as a PPT or PPTX file (depending on which version of Powerpoint you use) for your own reference.
  • After this use the option in PowerPoint to save your file as a PDF file. Click “File”, choose the option “Save as”, choose the location where you want to save the file, type the File name – please use your Abstract Id as the file name and in the “Save as type” list, click PDF (*.pdf). Fig 1
  • Choose the smaller file size , click “Minimum size (publishing online). Fig. 2
  • The PDF file is uploaded through the EACTS website, not the PPT or PPTX file
Fig. 1
fig1
Fig. 2
fig2

Abstracts will not be accepted unless they are submitted according to the format and instructions described previously, and submitted using the online system no later than (to be confirmed).

EACTS Submission Conditions:

The audio-visual recording of the scientific presentations will be the property of the EACTS.

Accepted Abstracts

For all Abstracts which are accepted for presentation at the EACTS Annual Meeting the audio-visual recording of the scientific presentations will be the property of the EACTS.

For guidance on presentations, click here

Conflict Statement

The Editor requires authors to disclose any commercial associations that might pose a conflict of interest in connection with the submitted article.

All sources of funding for work should be acknowledged in a footnote on the title page, as should all institutional affiliations of the authors (including corporate appointments). Other kinds of associations, such as consultancies, stock ownership or other equity interests or patent licensing arrangements should be disclosed to the Editor in the covering letter at the time of submission. If no conflict of interest exists, please state this in the covering letter. The Editor reserves the right to reject manuscripts that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements. The author will be held responsible for false statements or for failure to fulfill the above-mentioned requirements.