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Judging Criteria for QEP Categories

Title:

  1. Clearly communicates interprofessional teamwork (IT) issue that the poster is addressing.
  2. Includes authors' names, credentials and affiliations.
  3. At least 2 different professions represented.

Significance / Introduction:

  1. Summarizes the IT issue identified.
  2. Clearly states the issue in healthcare (problem/student motivation).
  3. Concisely summarizes research articles and identifies the significance of the issue.

Methods:

  1. States where the team got their background information (e.g. Searched CINAHL, or Medline for research articles from 2002-2007).
  2. Search terms were used.

Based on Science (Conceptual Framework/Theory):

  1. Identifies a framework/theory that explains the IT issue or illustrates how the issue can be addressed using the framework/theory.
  2. States the original author of the framework/theory.
  3. Identifies the components of the framework/theory that match or correspond with the issue.

Results:

  1. Summarizes research collected regarding the IT issue.
  2. Cites relevant quotes from the articles.
  3. The presenter(s) orally relate the results in a concise fashion.
  4. The results are clearly presented.

Conclusions/Discussion:

  1. The presenter(s) formulate(s) suggestions and recommendations concerning the IT issue on a larger scale.
  2. Recaps the issue and findings.
  3. Include(s) implications for healthcare.

Presentation / Response to Questions:

  1. Presentation was effective (delivery/eye contact).
  2. Time used effectively.
  3. Presenter answers questions in an organized, concise fashion.
  4. Presenter added additional insights and information to the discussion.

Content:

  1. Information is accurate and logical.
  2. Clearly reflects an interprofessional teamwork issue.

Design:

  1. Overall look and layout of poster is pleasing to view.
  2. Easy for reader to follow, not too busy, too small to read etc.

Professional/References:

  1. No grammatical errors.
  2. Proper credit/citation.
  3. Uses 5-6 revered journals to support case.

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