Students are asked to identify an aspect of patient care that they have observed, participated in and/or interests them. With reference to the available literature students are asked to:
A subject is broad and general, such as Education or Sports or Film — too big to be the focus of your research paper. You need to look within the broad subject area to find your topic.
A topic is more focused, more precise; it is a narrower subset of a subject. For the broad subject Education, your topic might be to investigate whether female students in all-girl schools perform better academically than their counterparts at co-ed schools. For the broad subject Sports, you might explore the controversy surrounding the use of Native American images and symbols as sports mascots.