Thank you for your interest in submitting an Abstract for the Kaiser Permanente NCAL 2018 Caritas Consortium.

Abstract Title

Please limit to 15 words.

Abstract Content

Maximum 500 words; please do not include charts, tables, bullet points, references. Content to include:

  • Statement of Purpose /Aims of the Research/EBP
  • Significance/Background
  • Interventions/Methods: Findings/Results
  • Discussion/Conclusion
  • Implications for Nursing Practice


Abstracts will be selected for poster or podium presentation based on scholarship, coherence and relevance to Caring Science and the event theme

Key Tips

  • All references to organizations and/or presenters by name must not be included in the title, program description, and body of the abstract.
  • Spell out acronyms on first use.
  • Use third person pronouns in referring to your organization; avoid “we”, “our”, and, “us”.

Guidelines for key dates

Abstracts will be accepted until February 5, 2018, at 9 p.m.

For more information, or help with your submission, email

Abstract focus areas

  • Patient and Family Centered Care: Caring practice changes that positively impact patient/family experience or patient outcomes.
  • Professional Practice: Integrating Caring Science to inform and elevate professional practice.
  • Caritas Education: Developing Caritas literacy through education.