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 subject is : Bacterial pneumonia 

Student presentations should be 7-10 minutes. PowerPoint has a feature to record narration on slides. 

 

The following components are required to be addressed in the presentation:

  1. Introduction and Etiology:  what causes the disease and description of the causative agent
  2. Pathogenesis:   brief description of the pathogenicity and virulence factors of the infectious agent (how does it cause disease)
  3. Disease description:  organs that are affected and on how they are affected, common signs and symptoms, stages and development of disease (incubation period, how disease occurs), prognosis, significant/common complications, what it is like to live with the disease, etc. 
  4. Transmission:   describe how it spreads and how contagious it is
  5. Treatments:   most common course of action
  6. Prevention:   common ways or methods to prevent transmission and infection, availability of vaccines, etc. 
  • Label your file in this format: Name of Disease FAILURE TO LABEL YOUR FILE WITH THE NAME OF YOUR ASSIGNED DISEASE WILL RESULT IN 10 POINTS BEING DEDUCTED FROM YOUR SCORE

You are also required to submit three multiple choice test questions pertaining to your disease. NO TRUE/FALSE QUESTIONS PERMITTED. It is important that you come up with legitimate questions with answers. You need to put in time to come up with good questions as well as answers that are not obvious. The questions will need to be uploaded along with your presentation as a separate WORD file.

Graphic/Visuals:

You are required to have images/diagrams/tables in your presentation.  All visuals should pertain to the information on the slide in which they appear (clip art type pictures do not count). Include the source of image under it (small).

References/Sources: 

It is absolutely necessary to reference all sources that were used to create your presentation (text, images, etc.).  THERE WILL BE NO CREDIT WITHOUT THIS. Include references as a list on the last page of the presentation. Use any preferred or appropriate professional citation or reference format.

Five current sources are required. That means your sources cannot be more than 10 years old.

The following can be used as sources: 

  1. Class textbook (include page numbers)
  2. Reputable internet web site – .gov, .edu, .org.  NO .coms – unless it is approved (consult your instructor)
  3. A scientifically accurate text (beside class text)

*     NO WIKIPEDIA!

List of common errors:

  • Speaking too fast/slow or too soft
  • Not defining unfamiliar vocabulary – Using medical or biological terminology not commonly used in class
  • Giving too little or incomplete information during the presentation 
  • Not being able to expand verbally on information you should know 
  • Not practicing your presentation beforehand and not reviewing the information pertaining to your topic
  • Using a busy slide background that makes it difficult to read, or is very distracting; using too much information/text
  • Using sound effects
  • No visuals/graphics at all
  • Using font that is too small or that has a color difficult to see
  • Grammatical and spelling errors