Aim of assessment:
The aim of this assessment is to enable students to develop a research project from the given topic area, highlight the background and significance, develop a research question, conduct the initial literature search and identify the proposed research methods in the form of a poster.
For Nursing students only;
Topic area: You have learned that pain assessment and pain management is an integral part of Nursing and Midwifery practice. Assessing and managing pain is essential for positive clinical and psychological outcomes and for patients’ overall quality of life. Nurses play a significant role in assessing and managing pain. You are designing a research project that focuses on pain assessment or pain management or pain outcomes.
For Midwifery students only;
Topic area: Perinatal mental health is significant for the wellbeing of pregnant women and their families. Early identification and management of perinatal mental ill health facilitates to provide evidence based, innovative early intervention to help families appreciate their perinatal mental health, normalise their experiences and develop resilience.
Part A: Poster
Identify a research title from the given topic area; the background and significance of this research project: research
question: PICO/PICo; database search: and proposed research method in the form of a poster
Based on the research project in your poster respond to the questions below .
- Provide the rationale for the choice of the research methodology and research design for the research project
- Identify and justify the inclusion and exclusion criteria and provide rational on its significance for the purpose of the proposed research project. Describe how the data will be collected and its appropriateness for the proposed research project
- Provide the rationale for the selection of the data analysis method and why is it appropriate for the proposed research project?