Call for Abstracts

Thank you for your interest in participating at the 2018 NICHE Conference in Atlanta, GA, April 10-13, 2018. 

We are currently accepting abstract submissions.

Abstract submissions will be accepted through an online submission portal. If the abstract is accepted, the presenting author is required to confirm or decline the offer by January 19, 2018. Click the button below to submit your abstract, and for additional Call for Abstracts information.

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Category Winners 2017

Interdisciplinary Geriatric Clinical Quality Improvement Initiatives: Nurses at the Frontline Driving 
Title: Reducing Fall Rates Using an Interdisciplinary Team Approach
Authors: Constance Welsch, BSN, RN-BC and Bridget Graham, MSN, RN-BC, CNL
Organization: Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

Innovations in Delirium and Dementia Care
Title: Poster Steps to H.O.P.E.: Building Health, Optimism, Purpose and Endurance in Palliative Care for Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia
Authors: Carol O. Long, PhD, RN, FPCN, FAAN; Susy Favaro, MSW, LCSW; Michael Malek-Ahmadi, MSPH, GStat and Jan Dougherty, MS, RN, FAAN
Organization: Capstone Healthcare & Banner Alzheimer’s Institute

Integrating NICHE Principles and practices across the care continuum
Title: Improving Quality of Life for Elders Through Interdisciplinary Fall Prevention Initiatives and Bone Health Education 
Authors: Lisa Slater, MSN, RN; Mary L. Wagner, MS, PharmD and Lori Morell, BA, CWC
Organization: Parker

The NICHE Program and Age-Friendly Hospital Initiatives: Designing the Path for the Future
Title: Preventing Functional Decline with a Simple Mobility Program
Author: Amy Childers, RN, BSN
Organization: Parkview Health