2018 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN NURSES IN NORTH
9 th ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE
Global Health Priorities: Building Partnerships for a Healthy and
Sustainable Global Village
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
You are invited to submit an abstract for presentation at the upcoming National Association of Nigerian
Nurses in North America (NANNNA) 9th Annual Scientific Conference: " Global Health Priorities:
Building Partnerships for a Healthy and Sustainable Global Village” being held November 8-11, 2018,
at Westchester Marriott Hotel, 670 White Plains Rd, Tarrytown, NY 10591.
Abstracts will be considered for podium and poster presentations at the conference. Abstracts will be selected that best highlight any of the sub-themes listed below based on research, current trends, and evidence-based practice. Abstracts should clearly specify how the work contributes to the current state of science and global health. Areas of special interest should reflect the conference theme. (Only abstracts for completed research/projects will be considered for podium presentation. Abstracts for
“research/projects in progress may be submitted for poster presentation only).
o Leadership and Collaborative approaches to Global Health Challenges
o Improving global health through Education and Technology
o Improving global workforce crisis
o Policy and politics in global health
o Global Health Opportunities for Advanced Practice Nursing Students and Graduates
o Global Volunteerism for community health improvement
o Violence: Global health issue
Emergency preparedness at the community level
o Addressing communicable disease epidemics
o Chronic diseases management at community level
Building partnerships and investing in innovative solutions
o Innovative solutions to maternal and child health
Future of Nursing: Leading change, advancing health
o Nursing role in UN Sustainable Developmental Goals
o Knowledge transfer: Bridging gaps
ABSTRACT/POSTER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
Abstracts should contain the following information: Title, Author(s), Credentials and Affiliations, Background/Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion.
All selected authors will complete an Activity Planning Grid and a Conflict of Interest/Biographic data form for their abstracts to be published and presented.
Authors may indicate their preference for abstracts to be considered for Poster or Oral presentation, however, final determination will be made by NANNNA Abstract Review Committee.
All accepted Posters should be of Standard Size (36×48 inches) on white background and conform to above description.
The body of abstracts should be 300 words or less.
Submit abstracts by clicking the image below by May 31, 2018:
Successful applicants will be notified on or before July 1, 2018.
All presenters must register for the conference in order to present their abstract. Please note: Registration fee does not include hotel and travel costs. Participants need to make their own visa, hotel and travel arrangements. International Travels:
Once you have registered for the conference, you will receive a confirmation receipt, which you will need to attach to your visa application. For detailed information about applying for a visa, refer to the US Department of State web site. What is the process to obtain a visa?
For questions regarding abstract content, please contact Dr. Emilia Iwu (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Ngozi Mbibi (email@example.com).
For technical questions related to abstract submission, please contact Dr. Andrew Awoniyi (AAwoniyi@axxess.com).
Visit NANNNA website at www.nannna.org for additional conference information. We look forward to seeing you at the convention in New York.
Thursday, November 8, 2018 7:30pm -9pm
Welcome by New York Chapter Opening Ceremony: Attend this reception and relax with your fellow
colleagues from all over the globe on the eve of our Conference on Global Health Issues. You can look
forward to a night with traditional African music and “get-to- know you” social event
Exhibit Hall Opening Reception
Thursday, November 8, 2018 6:00pm -7:30pm
Join us on the opening day of the Exhibit Hall. Visit with vendors, learn about products, activities, resource
opportunities available to you that could help improve your practice globally and also network with new
friends and long-time colleagues.
We know that it’s hard to be a newbie. Where to go? What to do? Will I have any one to talk to? Don’t stress.
Each year, more than 100 new participants from around the globe are first timers.
REASONS TO ATTEND:
Experience exceptional learning
Hear outstanding presentations
Make YOUR voice heard—UNITED in Health
Network with colleagues and peers
Advance excellence in Global health
Share ideas and wisdom on responding to change in Global health
Visit attractions in a city that never sleeps!
Thursday, November 8, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm
10:00 – 12:00noon
Improving Practice through Educational Partnership
12:00 – 1:00pm
Joint meeting – National Executive & New York Chapter
Leadership and Collaborative approaches to Global Health Challenges
3:30 – 4:30pm
Improving global health through Technology
Emergency preparedness at the community level
5:00 – 6:00pm
Domestic Violence: Public health issue
Domestic & Intimate Partner Violence: Men’s voice
Exhibit Hall Opening Reception
7:30 – 9:00pm
Welcome by New York Chapter & OPENING CEREMONY
Friday, November 9, 2018
7:00 – 7:50am
Registration & Breakfast
7:50 – 8:00am
8:00 – 8:10am
Education Chairperson Overview
8:10 – 9:00am
9:00 – 10:00am
Leadership and Policy: Education and Practice Views (Global Panel Discussion)
10:00 – 11:00am
The Future of Nursing: Education and Practice Views (IOM Panel Discussion)
11.00 – 11:15am
BREAK & POSTER EXHIBITION
11:15am – 12:15pm
Global/Mental Health Perspective
Global Volunteerism for community health improvement
12:15 – 12:30pm
12:30 – 2:00pm
LUNCH TIME PROGRAM
Global Health Opportunities for Advanced Practice Nurses
2:00 – 4:00pm
Knowledge transfer: Bridging the gap
Improving global workforce crisis
Nursing role in UN Sustainable Developmental Goals
4.00 – 5.00pm
Reducing the Global Burden of Chronic Diseases through Evidence-Based Practice
Innovative solutions to maternal and child health
Closing Remarks & Evaluation
New York at Night Tour ***** complimentary for those who register before June 30, 2018
Saturday November 10, 2018
GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Nursing Leadership/Education in Nigeria
1:00pm – 2:00pm
LUNCH & NETWORKING
7:00pm – 8:00pm
Photo Shoot & “Green Carpet” Session
8:00pm – 2:00am
Fund Raising Gala Night
Sunday, November 11, 2018
8:00am – 10:00am:
Spirituality and healing /Closing Ceremony
_________________________________________________________Continuing Education Units will be provided by Axxess Consult Inc
Axxess Consult Inc. is a accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation
Participants in activities are advised that accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed.
The Abia state mission was mostly education to introduce the Team based Care in Federal Medical Center, Umuahia with a one day community outreach. Sub topics chosen for the team based care was the introduction of care management using guidelines/algorithms.
Presentation of topics took place in 2 days. For day 1 the target audience was the medical staff and other departmental heads and discussion centered on the need for Guidelines for the Management of Diabetes, Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKD) and Hypertension. Day 2 centered on Nurse Leaders, practicing nurses and student nurses and the discussions were on the role of nurses in team based care with emphasis on their role in the management of Diabetes, CKD and Hypertension (See attached agenda)
On Day 3, the mission ended with health outreach which took place in one village in Ikwuano local government area on January 5th 2018
A total of 318 clients were seen in one community. Five Medical doctors, 1 ophthalmologist , 1 optometrist, 20 nurses which included senior nursing officers and nurses from the public health sector doubled as screeners for BPs, Blood glucose, HIV testers, and Malaria testing officers after orientation to the different testing machines and strips. Some were already using them in their regular duties which made their work easy. Medications were dispensed by a Pharmacist assisted by volunteer nurses after orientation. Reading glasses were dispensed by the ophthalmologist and optometrist. Disease conditions prevalent in visited village were mostly Diabetes, High blood pressures, Malaria, Eye conditions which warranted issuing of reading glasses by the ophthalmologist. All left over medications were donated to the Federal Medical Center and the Abia State local government director.
Federal Medical Center, Umuahia:
This is the location where the education mission took place and about 300 students and practicing nurses benefitted in the education with the theme “Clinical updates: The use of guidelines for the management of disease conditions.” Presentations were two folds. Day 1 was directed at Medical personnel, heads of department and the CMD who was ably represented by the CMAC of FMC Umuahia. Discussions drew numerous responses and questions with a resolution that the CMAC will form a guideline committee who in turn will produce relevant guidelines for the patients and staff of FMC, Umuahia.
Abia State Government:
Some staff from the ministry (the director of nursing and the faculty from Abia state university) attended the education program as observers. A conference call was done between Drs. Ngozi Mbibi, Pat Ukaigwe, Mrs Egbute and Ms. Jane Ekwuonye (from USA) to identify how the collaboration between NANNNA and FMC can be replicated in the state hospitals..
A NANNM representative was present for the day 2 education
We invite you to join us in Tarrytown, NY from November 8-11, 2018 for the NANNNA 2018 International Scientific Conference on Global Issues in Healthcare: Rising to the challenge. This year’s theme is “Global Health Priorities: Building Partnerships for a Healthy and Sustainable Global Village” This exciting conference is a prime opportunity for you to reconnect with your colleagues and to interact with international-level representatives who are focused on improving health outcomes at all levels. The conference is designed to bring new ideas, challenge perspectives and facilitate the growth of nurses and other healthcare practitioners by providing new ways to be a catalyst for change in advancing healthcare at the local, national and global levels. As in past years, we will be examining these issues through education, practice, research, technology, leadership, and policy lens.
From the pre-conference session focused specifically on building partnership in the global environment, to deliberations on Leadership and Collaborative approaches to Global Health, Challenges, Effective Strategic Policies for Women’s Health in Cultural Diversities: Opportunities and Challenges, Men perspective on domestic violence and three full conference plenary sessions on current issues in global health; poster sessions, the conference planning committee has worked to create an engaging and thought-provoking conference that will meet the needs and interests of our very diverse membership. Special features will include an opportunity for the men to contribute to domestic violence prevention and voices of the Millennial Nurses. We especially encourage member chapters to join us at the Annual General Meeting scheduled for Saturday morning. The uniqueness of the NANNNA National Scientific Conference is that it provides an opportunity for people from around the globe with expertise in global health, leadership, practice, education, research, technology, and advocacy to come together and share learning based on our common vision of a better health for all.
Your feedback has helped create an agenda that will allow you to maximize learning while networking with friends and colleagues.
Last year saw record attendance at our national conference in Dallas. I encourage you to register before June 30, 2018 and take advantage of the early bird discount. This is a do not miss event for all healthcare providers. You will increase your knowledge, make new friends and take a well deserved break in the “Big Apple.” Bring the family, because this city has something for everyone.
We look forward to you joining us in Tarrytown, NY, in November!
HOTEL AND TRAVEL INFORMATION
In addition to the variety of our plenary sessions that you’ve
come to expect throughout our conference, this year, we are
adding con-current sessions. The concurrent sessions will give
you access to global health experts from variety of
Register before June 30, 2018 and get:
Free NANNNA T-Shirt
Early Bird registration discount rate
Complimentary Night Bus Tour to The Big City
Please note: Hotel rates does not include Registration fee and travel costs.
Don’t miss out – stay in the center of all the conference action at the Westchester Marriott Hotel, located at:
670 White Plains Rd, Tarrytown, NY 10591 USA.
When you book in the NANNNA room block, you will get free Wi-Fi in your guest room; you enable us to provide NANNNAA educational programs at the lowest possible costs. You also receive the preferred room rate. Rooms within the NANNNA block are available on a first-come, first-served basis until the stated deadline. You are responsible for making your own hotel and travel reservations, including changes and cancellations.
Rates per night*
Single Occupancy: $129.00*
Double Occupancy: $139.00*
Triple Occupancy: $149.00*
Quad Occupancy: $159.00*
* All room rates include breakfast in Cooper’s Mill
* All room rates subject to applicable state and local taxes and fees (currently 13.375%) in effect at the time of check in.
To receive discounted conference rates, make your hotel reservations online directly with the hotel at www.nannna.org/travelhotel. The deadline to receive the conference discount in our hotel block is October 6, 2018, so don’t delay!
Please note: Registration fee does not include hotel and travel costs. Participants need to make their own visa, hotel and travel arrangements. Once you have registered for the conference, you will receive a confirmation receipt, which you will need to attach to your visa application. For detailed information about applying for a visa, refer to the US Department of State web site. What is the process to obtain a visa? Participants need to make their own visa arrangements.
Westchester County Airport (HPN) 7.9 miles to WestchesterMarriott Hotel
Serving southern New York (including New York City) and southwest Connecticut, Westchester County Airport (HPN) is located three miles northeast of downtown White Plains, NY, and 33 miles north of Midtown Manhattan. American Eagle, Cape Air, Delta Connection, JetBlue Airways, and United Express fly non-stop.
New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
One of three major airports in the New York metropolitan area, New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is located in the borough of Queens about 21.2 miles to Westchester Marriot Hotel.
Welcome to Tarrytown, NY
The Village of Tarrytown is located on the eastern shore of the Hudson River, 25 miles north of midtown Manhattan. The eastern landing of the Tappan Zee Bridge is situated in Tarrytown. The Village, with a population of 11,277 (2010 US Census) is a diverse community, with a vibrant downtown…
An accessible location, excellent amenities and modern accommodations combine for winning results at Westchester Marriott. Situated just a short drive away from Westchester County White Plains Airport, Westchester Marriott hotel offers travelers to the area a well-placed home base in charming Tarrytown, New York.
Stay in Tarrytown, have fun in The Big City, the “Big Apple” for a possible New York at Night Tour ***** (*****complimentary for those who register before June 30, 2018).
New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway Theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square.
Night Bus Tour to The Big City
New York reveals its true magnificence at night when the city that never sleeps glows with millions of lights. The double decker Night Tour takes you from Times Square down 5th Avenue to the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, and Little Italy, before crossing over to Brooklyn.
As the bus returns to Manhattan the Brooklyn Bridge provides a truly dazzling performance of light and architecture. After passing the United Nations, the tour continues with the Chrysler building and Grand Central Terminal, two of the most beautiful structures in the entire city. The bus will then return to the glamorous lights of Times Square, leaving you with a night of memories to last a lifetime!
CONFERENCESPONSORSHIPFOR CORPORATE OR INDIVIDUAL
Silver Package, $2500
1. 2 free tickets to NANNNA conference.
2. Company logo will appear in conference program.
3. Web promotion for your product and/or service for 3 months or speaking opportunity at the conference
4. Booth display at conference
Gold Package, $5000
1. 3 free tickets to NANNNA conference. .
2. Company logo will appear in conference program.
3. Web promotions for your product and/or service for 6 months.
4. Both display at conference
5. Speaking opportunity at the conference
Platinum Package, $10,000
1. 5 free tickets to NANNNA conference.
2. A promotion spot at the premiere for your product and/or service.
3. Web promotion for your product and/or service for one year.
4. Company logo will appear in conference program
5. Speaking opportunity at the conference
Back cover page — $2,000.00
Inside back cover — $500.00
Inside front cover—$1000.00
Full page- $ 100
Half page- $75
Exhibition Booth $500.00
If your organization is interestedin sponsoring our Conference, Please contact:
A refund of the registration fee (less a $50 processing fee) will be granted if cancellation is received at least 14 days prior to the event date. Subsequent cancellations received before the date of the program may be issued a NANNNA credit certificate (less the processing fee), good toward any future NANNNA National educational programs. Cancellations must be submitted in writing by fax to (718)552-2120 or by mail.
2018 Scientific Conference Exhibition Booth information
Our conference program is designed to bring new ideas, challenge perspectives and facilitate the growth of nurses and other Healthcare practitioners by providing new ways to be catalysts for change in healthcare at the local, national and global levels. We welcome you to participate in the NANNNA’s Conference as an exhibitor.
The following is included on the sponsorship:
– One 6 foot table
– Two chairs
– The table will be in the lobby in front of the banquet hall.
Thursday November 8th, 2018 set up at 10:00am. No exhibit may be dismantled prior to 4:15pm Dismantling activates must wait until exhibit area is cleared. Exhibit move out hours are: 6pm -7pm.
Friday November 9th, 2018 set up at 7:00am. No exhibit may be dismantled prior to 4:15pm Dismantling activates must wait until exhibit area is cleared. Exhibit move out hours are: 6pm -7pm.
Saturday November 10th, 2017, set up at 5pm .No exhibit may be dismantled prior to 11.00pm Dismantling activates must wait until exhibit area is cleared. Exhibit move out hours are 11pm-12am.
Release of liability Release of liability
NANNNA or WESTCHESTER MARRIOTT HOTEL are not responsible for loss or damage due to any cause. We assume no liability whatsoever for damages or any act of omission. The exhibitor and his/her representative hereby release National Association of Nigerian Nurses in North America (NANNNA) or Westchester Marriott from any and all liability for loss ensuing from any cause whatsoever. These rules and regulation are to be constructed as part of all space/sponsorship contracts. NANNNA reserves the right to interpret them as well as make final decisions on all points the rules and regulations do not cover. As an applicant for space NANNNA’s ruling in all issues relative to the conference is final. NANNNA will be exclusively responsible for all table assignment and position of all exhibits. The following will be taken into consideration, but will not be the sole determination factor: order in which reservations are received: number of booth spaces available; suitability and availability of location. NANNNA will make every effort to accommodate ideal space availability, avoid conflicts, and ensure maximum exposure for all exhibitors.
For exhibitor participant please complete this page and return to:
Our goals are to acquire two mobile clinics, fully-equiped with medical supplies to provide on-the-spot medical care and minor surgical procedures, in remote communities in the U.S. and Africa. We are currently soliciting donations to make this mobile clinic project a reality.