“Qatar Patient Safety Week-QPSW” Poster Exhibition 2015 Poster


“Qatar Patient Safety Week-QPSW” Poster Exhibition 2015 Poster
“Qatar Patient Safety Week-QPSW” Poster Exhibition 2015
Poster Competition Submission Guidelines
The 2nd Annual Patient Safety week will be held on the 18 &19 January, 2015
at St. Regis hotel. The QPSW is an annual education and awareness
campaign for healthcare safety led by the Healthcare Quality and Patient
Safety Department at The Supreme Council of Health.
Every year the theme of QPSW will address issues of crucial concern related
to Patient Safety as well as reflect the work being done to improve healthcare
safety from across the country. The wide number of organizations present at
last year’s event displays the fact that everyone has a role to play in improving
patient safety, delegates included representatives from:
 Public health
 Government organizations
 Members of the general public
 Representatives from the
 Private health providers
Supreme Council for Health
 Educational organizations
Poster Competition
Following the success of last year’s competition, the Supreme Council of
Health is again asking healthcare professionals from across the country to
take part in a poster competition to promote patient safety initiatives in their
organizations. The posters should promote the work ongoing within your
organization to promote patient safety. Prizes will be presented to the top 5
Participation Policy
By uploading your abstract, you agree to the following terms of the QPSW
Participation Policy:
The decision of the posters review committee is final.
Plagiarism, duplication, and significant overlap of submissions will
result in disqualification.
Only Posters submitted online through the conference submission
system will be considered for the conference. Any poster received
through email, post, or other means will not be considered.
With each poster, participants must also complete and submit the
Declaration Form
Organization Permission & Sponsorship Form
At least one author must be available with the poster during the event.
All participants are advised to bring their business cards on the day of
the event.
For further queries:
Please contact the Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety Department, Supreme
Council of Health
Email: [email protected]
Submission Guidelines
Step 1: Selecting a topic
Posters submitted must fall into one of the following categories:
 Education and Training
in Patient Safety
 Integrated Care
 Patient &Family
Engagement /Patientcentered care
 Leadership and
 Adverse Event Reporting
/ Learning from Errors
 Communication & Team
 Medication Safety
 Patient Safety Culture
 Technology & Innovation
 Infection Control &
Projects can be a completed patient safety improvement projects or
ongoing ones.
Authors may submit multiple Posters. However, each Poster must be
submitted separately with the required document.
Posters which have previously been submitted to another conference
(local or overseas) may be submitted here. However, Poster submitted
in the last QPSW will not be accepted.
Step 2: Writing your abstract
Each submitted poster must include an abstract not exceeding 500 words
Abstract should contain the following headings:
Introduction / Background / Summary
Aim / Objectives
Results / Outcomes
Discussion / Conclusion
Sustainability / Replication potential
Lessons learned / Critical success factors
Step 3: Designing your poster
Posters must contain the following details:
Title of the poster (project)
Name of Author(s)
Logo of organization ,SCH & QPSW
Main text body - max 500 (details as in abstract)
2 or 3 pictures or graphs / figures
Contact details
Posters designed with a photo-editing program (e.g. Photoshop, Adobe
Design format: Ai, Eps, Jpeg or PDF, Resolution: 300 DPI (at least),
and Color : CMYK
Posters should be Portrait (100 cm height X 70 cm width) width size
All images and fonts should be embedded into the design.
Step 4: Poster displaying & presenting
Shortlisted posters will be displayed during the event.
At least one author must be present with the poster during the event,
at which he or she is available to discuss the project with the
Authors of shortlisted posters may also be asked for oral presentations
of their projects (time will be announced with the event schedule)
Important dates
Conference open for Posters submissions 17 November, 2014
Posters submission closes 23:59 Doha time on 17 December, 2014
Accepted Posters will be announced by 4 January, 2015
Accepted Posters display day: 18 &19 January, 2015 during 2nd
5 Winners of the poster competition will be announced on 19 January,
2015 (prize will be 5,000 QR each+ certificate)
Posters will be evaluated according to following criteria:
Project quality: - the quality of written content - clarity of background
and rationale - appropriateness of methods/approach - interpretation of
Originality and merit: - significance of project - novelty of approach
and/or findings-sustainability.
Poster design :- creativity and innovative designs.