Annual CSRT Conference Poster Competition

Electronic Poster Competition



Winners of 2021 Poster Competition:
Student Category:
LVRS as an Alternative or Bridging Treatment to LTx in End-Stage COPD Patients
Authors: Emily Dileonardo, Thomas Gibson, Kristen Gulas
Respiratory Therapists and Interprofessional Colleagues in Respiratory Care Category:
Effects of Inhaled Furosemide on Dyspnea and Pulmonary Function in COPD: A Systematic Review
Author: Zeina Atwi, RRT

The CSRT welcomes submission of E-Posters in two different categories:
(1) student respiratory therapists and
(2) respiratory therapists and interprofessional colleagues in respiratory care.

E-Posters may present the results of a range of research approaches including original research, literature reviews, systematic reviews, or case presentations. The winning poster in each category will receive $500. Throughout the CSRT Annual Conference, E-Posters will be displayed on interactive monitors for viewing by attendees. In the event of a virtual conference, the E-Posters will be posted online in the event platform.

The winning poster in each category will receive $500.

Throughout the CSRT Annual Conference, E-Posters will be displayed on interactive monitors for viewing by attendees. In the event of a virtual conference, the E-Posters will be posted online in the event platform.

Why should you enter? The presentation of your work at an educational conference (and publication in a peer-reviewed journal) is prestigious, and an acknowledgement of your professional status. It will contribute to your personal and professional development, and the work will provide you with credibility in the field. Being a presenter and a published writer is a marketable skill and it looks great on your résumé, helping to advance your career.
 
 
 
 
 

Contest Rules

Submission Criteria
Submissions from students must have been completed during the entry to practice educational period. Submissions from respiratory therapy students must include at least 80 per cent of their direct input/work. Assistance from faculty or other RRTs must be acknowledged and these individuals may be listed as co-authors. Work completed for degree completion after entry to practice (i.e. education undertaken as part of a post entry to practice program) must be submitted in the RT category.

Submissions from respiratory therapists and their interprofessional colleagues must include at least 80 per cent of their direct input/work. Assistance from any commercial firm must be acknowledged.

Names on the abstract must match the names of the authors and co-authors as they are displayed on the poster.

Authors are responsible for covering expenses related to the preparation and presentation of posters. No expenses will be covered by the CSRT.

At least one of the authors must be in attendance or participate in the conference at which the poster will be exhibited. Authors are responsible for registering for the conference and for expenses related to registration.


Eligibility Exclusions
The following individuals are not eligible to win the poster presentation competition (however, they may submit a poster to contribute to the overall event): members of the CSRT Board of Directors, association employees, and CSRT members who are employed by manufacturers or distributers of medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, accessories or supplies in the field of respiratory therapy. Grant funded research projects are welcomed. Research sponsored by a manufacturer or distributer of medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, accessories or supplies in the field of respiratory therapy is not eligible to win the poster presentation competition, however may be displayed in the poster presentation competition at the discretion of the CSRT.

Posters that are not submitted in the correct format will not be accepted. Please refer to the Poster Guidelines


Submission Process
Please complete/submit the entry form by APRIL 5, 2021. Submit by using the form below.

Posters can only be submitted by one of the authors.
Withdrawal from Competition
Applicants who for any reason must withdraw from the Poster Presentation should advise Knollet@csrt.com at least seven (7) days prior to the deadline for submissions.


Judging and Grading
Entries are examined by a panel of three volunteer judges. To ensure impartiality, the identity of judges is kept confidential.

Individual critique forms will be completed to assess the following areas:

  • Educational Value
  • Technical Accuracy
  • Logical Presentation
  • Originality of Presentation
  • Visual Impact

Poster Creation and Display
Please refer to the Poster Guidelines.


Liability
Authors assume full responsibility for the content of their abstracts and e-posters.


Presentation of Poster Competition Prizes
The Poster Competition winners will be announced in May. If more than one person is involved with the development of a winning exhibit, a letter of congratulations will be sent to all co-authors. The prize will be administered to the person who submits the poster.