NTI Presenters Toolbox: Abstracts, Preparation and Engagement Strategies

Author(s): Kathy S Van Dusen, Serena Kelly, Erika L Simon

Contact Hours 1.25

CERP B 1.25

Expires Dec 31, 2024

Topics: Career Development, Quality Improvement

Role: Manager, Educator, APRN, Staff, Researcher

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

If you are ready to take the leap from conference attendee to conference presenter this session is for you. Hear from AACN's NTI nurse planner and two former planning committee chairs what it takes to be selected to present at NTI. Abstract writing tips, topic selection and mistakes to avoid are discussed. Tips to develop your presentation, engage the audience and hone your personal style as a presenter are described. Strategies that successful presenters employ to make an impact are addressed.


  • Identify the components of a successful conference abstract.
  • Describe three methods to engage the audience.
  • Discuss strategies to optimize your natural presentation style.

Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity, read Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes, and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number CEP 1036, for 1.25 contact hours.

Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN, ANCC, or CBRN approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


Any relevant relationship between an ineligible company and an individual with the ability to influence clinical content will be identified by the Nurse Planner within the activity. Any relevant relationship between an ineligible company and an individual with the ability to influence clinical content has been mitigated.

AACN programming meets the standards for most states that require mandatory continuing education contact hours for license and/or certification renewal. AACN recommends consulting with your state board of nursing or credentialing organization before submitting CE to fulfill continuing education requirements.

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Continuing Education Activities are nonrefundable.