Mental Health Nurses Section

 

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The Mental Health Nurses Section is a specialty professional section of NZNO dedicated to the provision of leadership, education and professional development of mental health nursing in New Zealand/Aotearoa.

Mission Statement

The Mental Health Nurses Section is a specialty professional section of NZNO dedicated to the provision of leadership, education and professional development of mental health nursing in New Zealand/Aotearoa.

Vision Statement

To bring mental health nurses together in their diversity to positively influence policy and practice for the development of consumer centered care in New Zealand/Aotearoa.

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Call for Abstracts

Mental Health Nursing - Into The future
Date of the Forum: 26th August 2019

Venue: Massey University, Wellington
 

It is a pleasure to invite you to submit a paper to be presented at the mental health nursing into the future forum. The forum is being organized by the mental health nurse section of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO). The Mental Health Nurses Section is a specialty professional section of NZNO dedicated to the provision of leadership, education and professional development of mental health nursing in New Zealand/Aotearoa.

The theme of the mental health nursing forum- into the future will be to address challenges and opportunities for mental health services and nursing post the mental health enquiry.

Guide for authors
the deadline to submit abstracts is May 6th 2019
to submit an abstract, please email your submission to diana.geerling@nzno.org.nz

General abstract guidelines:

 Please structure abstracts of 300-500 words in the following format and do not include diagrams or list of references:

  • Relevance: Include a brief discussion of how your submission relates to the conference topic of: mental health nursing into the future
  • Background and Purpose
  • Methods section: where relevant;
  • Results section: where relevant
  • Conclusions and Implications section: describe the outcomes of the study as well as the practice and policy implications, and include suggestions for further research.

Presentation formats are as follows:

  • Interactive Poster: A display area will be provided. It is expected that the author(s) will be present at the poster location during the specified presentation time(s) to discuss the contents with the conference participants. Further instructions will be provided in the abstract acceptance letter.
  • Oral Presentation: The time allocated for oral presentations is 40 minutes [30 presentation and 10 minutes for discussion and questions].

 

Note:  As part of the submission, a 50-75 words bio must be provided for each author.

Organising committee:
Helen Garrick
Brent Doncliff
Margaret Daniella
Amanda Colls
Jennie Rae
Philip Ferris-Day

For any enquiries regarding the programme, please contact:  diana.geerling@nzno.org.nz
 

 


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