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28th Sigma SoCal Odyssey Research Conference
Reflecting on a Need: Responding with an Action

October 3-4, 2024

Sharp Prebsy Innovation and Education Center

 Address 8695 Spectrum Center Blvd, San Diego 92123

27th Sigma SoCal Odyssey Research Conference
Be Bold: Nursing Innovations in Education, Research, and Technology

October 5-6, 2023

Sharp Prebsy Innovation and Education Center

 Address 8695 Spectrum Center Blvd, San Diego 92123

You are invited to submit abstracts for the 28th SIGMA SOCAL ODYSSEY CONFERENCE 2024!



The purpose of this joint conference is to promote communication about nursing research, education, practice, and leadership, and to enhance research collaboration throughout nursing’s scholarly community.



Proceedings are published electronically, and a link will be available for all in attendance. The proceedings will not be copyrighted. You may publish the paper or abstract elsewhere. We request, however, that you include the notation that the paper or poster was presented at the 28th Sigma SoCal Odyssey Conference 2024.



  1. Quantitative research, qualitative research, mixed methods research, or innovative evidence-based projects are eligible for podium or poster presentation.

  2. Research must be completed by the time of submission to be eligible for podium presentation.

  3. In-progress and completed research are eligible for poster presentation.

  4. Innovative projects must be implemented or completed to be considered for podium presentation.

  5. Innovative projects currently without reportable outcome evidence are eligible for poster presentation only.

  6. Symposia (three to four individuals presenting in a 90-minute session on a unified research topic/project)

  7. Eligible presenters are: members of Sigma chapters, faculty, current nursing students, or other interested nurse clinicians, researchers and scholars.  *The Conference is Sponsored by the Following Schools/Sigma Chapters:Azusa Pacific University/Iota Sigma; California Baptist University/Chi Mu; CSU Dominguez Hills/Xi Theta; CSU Fullerton/Upsilon Beta; CSU Los Angeles/Nu Mu; CSU San Bernardino/Rho Beta; CSU San Marcos/Phi Theta; Chamberlain University/Phi Pi; Loma Linda University/Gamma Alpha; National University San Diego/Omega Omega; San Diego State University/Gamma Gamma; University of California Los Angeles, CSU Northridge, CSU Channel Islands/Gamma Tau at-Large; University of Phoenix, Southern California Campus/Omicron Delta; Vanguard University-Concordia University Irvine/Psi Theta at-Large; West Coast University/Chi Beta; Western University of Health Sciences/Phi Alpha; USD and Point Loma University/Zeta Mu at-Large                               

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