SG18AUS Proposal Submission

Due Date

  • 10/20/2017 - 2/16/2018

SimGHOSTS Australia 2018 Presentation Guidelines

Proposal Submission Guidelines

Proposal submission is via online form. To lodge your abstract please complete all the mandatory sections in the 'enter paper' link above.

Proposals should be consistent with the following guidelines:

Authors

For proposals with more than one author – only one presenting author should submit the abstract. This person will be the contact for all correspondence concerning the abstract with the event organizer.

Intellectual Property

It is the responsibility of the presenting author to ensure that the presentation does not breach copyright or contain confidential information owned by a third party.

Publishing Consent

By submitting an abstract authors and co-authors permit their abstracts to be published online and/or in the conference app.

Topic

The Australia event has a unique set of topic options to ensure relevance to the Simulation Australasia and Serious Games communities. Please only select topics marked as AUS. If you would like assistance with topic selection please email support@simghosts.org

Short Description

A concise summary of your proposed session. This will be used to market your session so should provide the audience with a clear description of what to expect.

Long Description

This will be used by the Selection Committee to evaluate the merits of your proposal. You are NOT required to use references for your proposal.

Selection Criteria

Submissions will be assessed by the Selection Committee which is made up of members of SimGHOSTS Board, and representatives from ASSH and Serious Games. Priority will be given to presentations that are practical in nature.

The Selection Criteria are:

  • Reflects the needs and interests of the healthcare simulation community

  • Novel/Innovative

  • Originality

  • Quality

  • Clear description

  • Clear learning objectives

  • Method/presentation appropriate to topic

  • Results/findings/outcome clearly articulated

  • Clear implications for practice.

Guide to deciding experience level recommended for session:

Beginner:

  • Clinical: I can name a few basic body parts and describe what they do.

  • AV: I can use the auto functions on a camera or video and transfer files to computer.

  • Sim Tech: I can turn on a manikin and press a few buttons to make it do things

  • IT: I can create a document, check my emails and shop online but that’s about it.

  • Education: I show others how to do things but don’t really have any formal teaching experience.

  • Management: I don’t really have a say in what other people do, I just do what I’m told.

  • Moulage: I can squirt some fake blood around and make some bruises.

Intermediate:

  • Clinical: I have a general understanding of physiology, pharmacology and healthcare roles.

  • AV: I can make a simple, edited movie or do some basic image editing.

  • Sim Tech: I can set up and run a basic scenario on a simulator, which I programmed myself.

  • IT: My family and friends rely on me to fix their computers.  I can, most of the time.

  • Education: I have taught a course or facilitated simulations and feel confident enough to do it on my own.

  • Management: I run team meetings and assign tasks to members (and tasks get done).

  • Moulage: I can make simple wounds and moulage as long as I have instructions.

Advanced:

  • Clinical: I am a practicing healthcare professional (or I was at one time).

  • AV: I make professional quality video regularly.

  • Sim Tech: I can program, run and troubleshoot complicated, branching scenarios.

  • IT: I install OS’s, hardware and reconfigure networks easily.

  • Education: I have developed and taught semester-long courses or intense training (ACLS, A+, etc).

  • Management: I am or have been responsible for an entire institutional team or office

  • Moulage: I experiment with making my own wounds or effects and they appear realistic.

Guide to content types

Podium Presentations

This presentation style is primarily a lecture and discussion on a given topic.  Media (photos, video, etc) are required and demonstrations are highly encouraged.  Recommended for innovative projects, open-table discussions or "best-practice" presentations.  Attendees should leave the presentation with new knowledge and ideas.

Successful applicants will be asked to provide their presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint format. Two presentation times are available:

·         25 minutes, which includes 5 minutes for questions

·         50 minutes, which includes 5 minutes for questions.

Successful applicants will be advised of their allotted presentation time.

Please note that you are still required to register for the conference if you are presenting. There will be a $50 discount code for the first presenter.

Workshop Presentation

A primarily hands-on and interactive presentation that allows each attendee to work with new technology and techniques.  Recommended for moulage/crafting, computer technology, programming, debriefing, etc.  Attendees should leave the workshop with new skills.

Three presentation times are available:

·         50 minutes, which includes 5 minutes for questions

·         110 minutes, which includes 10 minutes for questions

·         4 hours, which will be scheduled as a pre- or post-conference workshop.

Successful applicants will be advised of their allotted presentation time.

Please note that you are still required to register for the conference if you are presenting. There will  be a $50 discount code for only ONE of the workshop presenters.

Posters

Poster Presentation - This is a static or digital display that you create explaining a project, methodology or program at your center. All accepted entries will be posted in our onsite poster space at SG18AUS. All accepted posters will be eligible for the SG18AUS Most Outstanding Poster Award.

Successful applicants will be forwarded general guidelines for their poster presentation.  Digital options are currently being investigated by the selection committee. Posters should be no more than 90 cm × 120 cm. There is an expectation that you will present your poster during an allocated break or session in the program.

Please note that you are still required to register for the conference if you are presenting. There will be a $50 discount code for presenters which you will be provided with should your abstract be successful.

Innovation Showcase

Innovation Showcase - A live demonstration or video of a do-it-yourself (Innovation) project from your center.  This could include simulator tweaks, Innovation task trainer, software creations or more. All entries are included in a contest sponsored by one of the event exhibitors, with prizes being awarded during SG18AUS Closing Ceremony.

Successful applicants must inform organizers if they will be conducting a demonstration or providing a video. There is an expectation that you will present your project during an allocated session in the program and will have a maximum of 10 minutes allocated to your presentation.


Videos need to be posted to YouTube or Vimeo, and links sent to support@simghosts.org.

Please note that you are still required to register for the conference if you are presenting. There will be a $50 discount code for presenters which you will be provided with should your abstract be successful.

Further information

Please direct all abstract submission enquiries to: support@simghosts.org