The California Pharmacists Association
invites you to share your research, innovative programs, expertise and experience on topics relevant to pharmacy practice and pharmacy-focused scientific research with your peers at its annual educational conference known as West Coast Pharmacy Exchange – April 24-27, 2014 in Palm Springs, CA. 

CPhA’s new annual meeting will include an opportunity for original scholarly work on research and professional practice topics to be presented in a poster format.  Poster presentations provide authors the opportunity to display and informally discuss their work with colleagues. Abstracts selected for poster presentations will be displayed during exhibit hours on Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th at Exchange 2014.
 
MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of CPhA’s Continuing Pharmacy Education program is to provide resourceful, effective and innovative educational activities that will advance the practice of pharmacy in all practice settings and enhance patient care. The CPhA Poster Presentations Program seeks to challenge practitioners, researchers and students by providing a forum to educate colleagues by sharing information and disseminating research findings. 


PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DATES AND DEADLINES

Submissions are due to CPhA no later than December 9, 2013.

Notification of accepted proposals will occur on or before December 27, 2013.  If CPhA accepts a poster presentation, it is understood that the person indicated on the online submission process attend the poster session to present their work. 


SELECTION PROCESS

All poster abstracts are subjected to double-blinded peer-review. The review panel will determine the quality of submission and will evaluate the abstract based on the following criteria:

  • Originality of the research presented
  • Quality of research methodology
  • Clarity and completeness of the explanation of the research objectives
  • Appropriateness of data collection and analysis
  • Thorough reporting of data and results obtained
  • Consistency of conclusion and objectives
  • Significance and relevance to pharmacy practice