Supporting and enhancing the development of competence in neuroscience nursing

Your abstract for the 2022 BANN Conference

Abstracts – instructions for submission

  • Abstracts may be submitted online
  • Limited to 250 words
  • Abstracts must be submitted in advance of the
    conference and before the announced deadline
  • After you have submitted your abstract, you will receive confirmation via e mail that your abstract has been received.

Abstract submission rules

  • Abstracts should be original and must be submitted and presented in English
  • Abstracts should be submitted in word format that reflects a neuroscience topic and outlines the purpose of the presentation
  • Biography of the author(s) must be included in the abstract submission
  • Presenting authors of abstracts must be registered participants
  • The presenting author is required to inform all co-authors of the content of the abstract before submission
  • All submitted abstracts will be forwarded to the scientific committee for review
  • Notifications regarding status will be sent once the review process is complete

Type of presentations include:

Oral Presentation

  • an oral presentation of material, it is strongly recommended that you use Microsoft PowerPoint (PPT)
  • 25 minutes presentation
  • five minutes for discussion.

Poster Presentation  

  • a visual display of material to be exhibited throughout the conference
  • with the opportunity for a five -minute presentation of your poster 


  • an interactive session of 60-90 minutes duration where the leader works with the participants to develop their knowledge and understanding of a topic

There will be a prize awarded to both the highest scoring Oral Presentation and the highest scoring Poster Presentation.

Ethical Considerations

These relate to all aspects of presentation:

  • never use people’s real names unless you have their permission to do so; this is particularly important when using a case study approach; always maintain confidentiality
  • if using X-rays, scans, charts, etc., as visual aids remember to delete names from them
  • if you refer to the work/research of someone else, acknowledge your sources; ensure that you have permission to divulge information if necessary
  • it is the individual presenter’s responsibility to ensure that copyright is not infringed in any presentation
  • the BANN does not necessarily endorse the views of individuals expressed in presentations at conference

By submitting an abstract, you agree to the following

  • Your presentation will be made available electronically to BANN no later than one week prior to the conference
  • Your presentation will be made available by BANN to delegates and members through the BANN website conference area (in protected PDF format)
  • Presentations will be Microsoft PowerPoint compatible, presented from Windows Operating System
  • You will register for the conference for at least the day of your presentation

Submitting an abstract

The Society was founded in 1971 at Manchester Royal Infirmary as the British Society of Neurosurgical Nurses (BSNN). In 1974 it became affiliated to the World Federation of Neurosurgical Nurses (now known as Neuroscience Nurses).

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