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The NASP Education Committee welcomes submission of original or encore research relevant to specialty pharmacy, outcomes related to specialty pharmacy products, or services provided by specialty pharmacies. Accepted abstracts will be presented at the 8th NASP Annual Meeting & Expo to be held September 14 - 17, 2020, and published online through the PubMed-indexed Journal of Drug Assessment.
All abstracts must be submitted online, using the template below, by June 15, 2020.
Submission GuidelinesYour abstract should be a short description of your research/work in specialty pharmacy, containing all the elements necessary to define your goals and results to the reader. Authors will be required to disclose all financial relationships through the online system, helping to ensure quality and unbiased presentations. Continuing education credits are not available for the posters.
Share your research or best practices with your peers. Categories of submission include:
Delivery of Specialty Pharmacy Products or ServicesAdherenceOutcomes (Cost or Other)Student ResearchCOVID-19 Products or ServicesNote: Abstract submissions must reflect completed research. Submissions of previously presented research are permitted.
The Education Committee will evaluate the abstracts based on the following criteria: novelty of the research, significance of the findings, relevance to specialty pharmacy, and clarity. Incomplete abstracts will not be accepted.
Notification of acceptance, or regret, will be delivered via email to the presenter(s) of each poster abstract by July 19, 2020.
If your abstract has been previously presented at, or published for, a conference/congress, please include this information at the end of your abstract as "Previous Presentation/Publication." No permission is needed for encore publication in the 8th NASP Annual Meeting & Expo 2020 Research Presentation Abstracts book.
If accepted for presentation, abstracts and posters will be available for viewing during the 8th NASP Annual Meeting & Expo. The posters will be displayed for the full duration of the meeting and announcement of the top posters will be made at the start of the general session on Wednesday morning, September 16, 2020. The presentation at the Annual Meeting must match the submitted abstract title, authorship, and content. Submission will also be published in the 8th NASP Annual Meeting & Expo 2020 Research Presentation Abstracts Book.
At least one author must register to attend the 8th NASP Annual Meeting & Expo, be identified on the abstract submission as the presenting author, and is required to present during the poster session on Tuesday evening, September 15, 2020.
Abstracts should be structured in such a way as to include the following 5 sections:
Background/Significance – What was the problem and why was it important? What knowledge are you building on?Objectives – What was the intent or goal of the study? What did you want to learn?Methods – What was the trial design? What was the sample? What instruments were used? How was data collected and analyzed?Results – What were the findings?Conclusions – What do the findings mean?
Tables, illustrations, and/or figures are not allowed and will be deleted if submitted.Abbreviations may be used if standard or if spelled out and defined at the first use (put in parentheses immediately after the first mention of a term or phrase). Compounds should be mentioned with the generic name, in lower cases. Commercial names may be included in the abstract text in parentheses with an ®, directly following the generic name at first use, i.e. "generic (Commercial ®)."
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Posters cannot exceed 4' tall and 8' wide. It must reflect the submitted abstract; i.e., abstract title, authorship, and content must match the submitted abstract.