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LONDON, ENGLAND

OCTOBER 24-27, 2018

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Submission deadline for abstracts: MAY 1, 2018

Authors from all nations are invited to submit abstracts describing their chiropractic educational research and innovations. Authors may present material pertinent to teaching, learning, assessment, evaluation, faculty development, governance, or any area of education. Educational domains may include undergraduate, postgraduate, residencies, and any other specialty training relevant to chiropractic education.

Content must relate to education. A maximum of two abstracts may be submitted for a given presenter for any combination of the following:

PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS: Platform presenters will have approximately 8 minutes to describe their education research. Platform abtracts should include: objective, methods, results, and conclusion. Experimental studies involving human subjects (eg, comparative trials, pilot studies, cohort studies, and surveys) must have IRB/ethics board approval or exemption as determined by the author’s institution.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS: Poster presenters will bring a printed poster to display throughout the conference.  Poster presenters will be asked to stand by their poster to answer questions about their research during designated break times. Poster abstracts should include: objective, methods, results, and conclusion. Experimental studies involving human subjects (eg. comparative trials, pilot studies, cohort studies, and surveys) must have IRB/ethics board approval or exemption as determined by the author’s institution.

WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS: Interactive workshops develop skills of attendees.(note that workshops are not lectures, a series of presentations, nor a substitute for the scientific platform sessions.) The workshop proposal of 250 words should include a brief description, a list of skill-based learning objectives, and outline of the presentation.

INNOVATIONS PRESENTATIONS: Innovation panellists will each have approximately 5 minutes to present their educational innovation and a panel discussion will follow. Innovation presentations are not lectures or a substitute for platform presentations. Instead, their purpose is to present a true educational innovation. Innovations abstracts of 250 words or less should include: rationale or need for the innovation, short description of the innovation, and potential impact on chiropractic education.

Education domains may include undergraduate, postgraduate, residencies and any other specialty training relevant to chiropractic education. Topics include:

Accreditation
Admissions
Clinical course teaching
Continuous Quality Improvement
Ethics in Education
Faculty burnout
Interprofessional Education
Professionalism and Ethics
Standardized Testing/Psychometrics
Teaching in the Classroom and Clinic
Other Education-related topics

  Adjusting/Manipulation Techniques
Basic science teaching
Competency-based training
Cultural Competency/Diversity
Evidence-based Practice
History of Chiropractic Education
Library sciences
Public Health Education
Teaching for Learners with Difficulties
Teaching in Education


SUBMISSIONS INFORMATION
1.    Abstracts: Abstracts must be in English and are limited to 250 words maximum (word count does not include title, authors or affiliations). Do not include: references, tables, graphs, figures, pictures, video, etc. All works will be considered. A work is eligible if it has been presented at another meeting or if it has been published, or will be published, by the time of the conference in October 2018. Submission deadline is May 1, 2018.

2.    Author responsibilities: The primary author will be the contact person responsible for submission of all required materials and all correspondence. The primary author is responsible for accuracy of the abstract submission. Abstracts will be published as submitted by the corresponding author. It is the responsibility of the primary author to ensure that all requirements are met. Any author (primary or coauthor) may present. Only primary or coauthors are allowed to present at the conference (non-authors are not allowed to present). By submitting an abstract, the authors consent that the abstract will be published in the Journal of Chiropractic Education if the submission is accepted for presentation.

3.    Peer Review Process: All submissions will be evaluated for completeness, strength of contribution, and relevance to the conference by the WFC ACC Education Conference peer review committee. Primary authors will be notified by July 1, 2018.

4.    Attendance: Presenting authors must complete paid registration (non-refundable) by July 15, 2018 to be included in the program and proceedings.

Submission site opens January 1, 2018.

Questions about submissions should be directed to Dr Bart Green at Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir.

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