Include an introductory statement about the topic (interest the reader)
Identify the research problem and why it is important to research the topic (the “what” and
Introduce your assumptions about the problem
Clearly state you research question
The method relates to how you searched for your articles
To find literature to explore the research question the following databases were searched;
CINAHL, PubMed… The search strategy in Table 1 below…(the search strategy is the PICO or
PICo table that we worked on in class (workshop 4); this must be included on your poster)
Articles were retrieved….
What type of research articles did you use; e.g. 3 quantitative and 2 qualitative research
The results are the key concepts/data that can be used to respond to your research question
You may choose as part of your results to include a concept matrix which summaries
information across the articles
You may choose to include some data/quotes from you articles
The discussion represents your analysis of the results; how do the results inform your
Discuss the relevance of your findings to evidence based practice
What is the conclusion for your research question?
What are the take home messages from your work?
Must use the Harvard referencing style