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Call for Abstracts




The Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses (CAPWHN) invites nurses and other health professionals in perinatal and women’s health who are members, non-members and students to submit abstracts for presentation at the 2019 CAPWHN Annual Clinical, Education, Research Conference to be held November 8-10, 2019 in Vancouver, BC.


  • Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are welcome in either English or French.
  • All abstracts are peer reviewed.
  • Abstracts must be submitted online https://ubc.eventsair.com/capwhn-2019-conference/abstract  no later than MARCH 12, 2019 MARCH 28, 2019 at midnight PT.
  • All accepted abstract presenters must register for the CAPWHN National Conference and pay the appropriate registration fee.


Conference Theme:  Breaching the Status Quo: Advancing Quality Improvement, Best Practice and Advocacy in Perinatal and Women’s Health


Conference Objectives:

  1. Learn about clinical best practices and new research acquired from researchers, experts, and fellow participants that will improve outcomes and enhance shared decision making for women and newborns.
  2. Reflect on new developments across the continuum of care for women and newborns that will impact your clinical practice.
  3. Discuss innovative and evidence informed strategies to promote excellence and improve outcomes in perinatal and women’s health care.
  4. Integrate knowledge learned by engaging in dialogue and networking with other health care professionals.


Abstracts should address the conference theme and fit within one of the following categories:

  • Research (completed or in progress);
  • Quality Improvement (Innovative programs and processes);
  • Knowledge translation (Best practices);
  • Clinical Case

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