Discussion Board Assessment
Length: 2 x 500 word discussion posts
Due date: Week 8 May 8, 2022, 23:59 hrs
Learning Outcomes: 1, 2, 3, 4
Word limit: 1000 words
Font: Plain font, size 12 (eg: Calibri, Times New Roman, Ariel)
Line Spacing: 1.5
Referencing: APA 7th
Submission: Discussion Board posted via Learnline
Presentation: first person is acceptable in the discussion board post
For this unit, you will be completing one discussion board assessment. In this assessment, you will be creating
an original post and a reply post to your peers based on a healthcare topic that interests you.
Using what you have learned in Modules 1, 2 and 3, create an original post explaining a research question you
have developed on a healthcare challenge. The original post should explain what the healthcare challenge is and
include a breakdown of the PICO or PICo that you have used to create your research question.
• Clearly and succinctly summarises the healthcare topic of interest
• Develops an appropriate research question using the PICO or PICo framework and explains which model
was selected and why
• Evaluates the most suitable forms of evidence to answer the research question providing examples of
at least one relevant resource to support the evaluation
• Responds to a peer and provides feedback on the student’s healthcare topic and research question
supported by literature
Please access the marking rubric to ensure that you are maximising your marks in your submission.