Poster & Oral Abstracts

NEW THIS YEAR! Call for Oral Abstracts

New to The NECC this year! The Oral Abstracts – Theory to Practice Presentations session at the 13th Annual Summit on October 25th will highlight presentations related to implementation of the 2018 Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke.  Submissions for Oral Abstracts should focus on best practices and implementation related to the extended window of treatment for LVO patients and may address pre-hospital, interfacility or acute practices.

Call for Poster Abstracts

The NECC strives to improve and reduce disparities across the northeast. In doing so, The NECC addresses the seven components of the Stroke Systems of Care (SSoC) model. As you consider and prepare your abstract for submission, please keep in mind these components of the SSoC model.

Instructions for Submitting an Abstract

  • Deadline for abstract submission is Friday, July 13th, 2018
  • Abstract submissions will be reviewed by The NECC Planning Committee and notifications will be sent to all applicants in August.
  • Expenses associated with the submission and presentation of an abstract are the responsibility of the presenter.
  • Presenting/submitting authors must register and pay for attendance at the conference.
  • Abstracts selected will be published on The NECC Website

Questions? Please email necc@heart.org.

 

To submit an ORAL OR POSTER abstract, please CLICK HERE.

General Abstract Submission Guidelines – Applicable for BOTH Oral and Poster Abstracts

  • Limit of 2 abstract submissions per organization/ agency.
  • The abstract must report on primarily new work within stroke systems of care.
  • Abstracts must be clearly written and follow standard grammar and punctuation rules.
  • Abstracts are limited to 2,750 characters, not including spaces for the following sections.  It is recommended that you create your abstract in a word document to ensure you are within the character limit.
  • The following sections are required when you submit your abstract:
    • Project Title
    • Corresponding Authors – For every author listed, please include their name, institution, and email address.
    • Purpose/ Background
    • Objectives
    • Design/ Methods – All statistical methods should be described, including statistical tests utilized to determine the significance of the results.
    • Results – Abstracts must report specific results.  While results may be preliminary in nature, any abstract submitted without clearly stated results will be rejected.
    • Conclusion/ Implications for practice
  • Oral Abstract Submission Guidelines – If the presenting author is different than the submitting author, please make note of this in question 10.