2019 Collaborative K.I.N.G. Conference – Washington, DC – November 14-15, 2019

Call for Abstracts now open!  Submission due date: June 30, 2019
Registration now open!
Location: George Washington University (GWU) Conference Center Washington, DC

The 2019 conference of the King International Nursing Group will be held November 14 (full day) and 15 (half day) (just before the STTI conference) in Washington, D. C. at the Marvin Center of George Washington University. This year, the conference will be the results of the collaboration of eleven nursing theory organizations. A unique opportunity to meet and interact with nurses interested in a variety of nursing theories.

In order to register at the conference rate you will need to register for the K.I.N.G educational conference.

Theme: Nursing Theories:  Moving Forward through Collaboration, Application and KING logoInnovation
Co-sponsor: George Washington University

 In collaboration with:

  • International Association of Human Caring
  • International Caritas Consortium
  • International Consortium of Parse Scholars
  • Neuman Systems Model Trustees Group, Inc.
  • Orem International Society
  • Roy Adaptation Association
  • Society for the Advancement of Modeling and Role Modeling
  • Society of Rogerian Scholars
  • Transcultural Nursing Society
  • Watson Caring Science Institute
Planning group:   Board of Directors for King International Nursing Group (KING), Christina Sieloff, President. The following representatives of other nursing theory groups and associations are also members of the planning group: Mary White (Orem); Peggy Chinn (UCONN Theory Group, AAN); S. Beckman (Neuman Systems Model); Sr. Callista Roy (Roy Adaptation Association (RAA)); Marian Turkel (Watson Caring Theory, AAN).  KING Vice President, and Jacqueline Fawcett (Society of Rogerian Scholars). Louanne Friend is Conference Chair.


Program Objectives:

  1. Examine the unique important role of nursing theory in the profession of nursing.
  2. Examine the relationship between nursing theory and health care outcomes
  3. Develop strategies for using nursing theories within one’s practice, whether direct care, education, management or research
Studies in progress and completed projects will be reviewed for either paper or poster presentations. Submissions by students are welcomed. Each paper presentation will be allowed 30 minutes (includes 5 minutes for questions and answers). Additional formats (symposium, panel, etc.) will be considered. All abstracts are to be submitted in paragraph format.
  • Poster authors must be present to discuss their work during the designated session. Abstracts will be selected for presentation based on merit through a blind review.
  • After the conference, with the author’s permission, abstracts and Power Points will also be posted on the King International Nursing Group or another nursing theorist’s community event site on the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.
  • Abstracts should not exceed 300 words, using single spaced Times New Roman 12 font.  Center the title in upper case font.
  • Presenters are required to register for the conference and pay the nonrefundable registration fee 
  • Complete abstract submission form here
  • Submission deadline: June 30, 2019