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Health Care Informatics: APA for Health Care Informatics Students

Resources and helpful information specific to students in the Health Care Informatics graduate program

Title and Abstract Help

Title Element

Good Title

Poor Title

Length

10 to 15 words or

31 to 40 characters

Longer than 15 words

Punctuation

Commas, colons, or semicolons

Question marks or exclamation points

Key Word Use

Yes

No

Abbreviations

No

Yes

Jargon

No

Yes

Humor

No

Yes

Clearly States the Point

Yes

No

Changes from 6th to 7th Edition