1. Develop professional presentation/communication skills.


Requirements:

Content Criteria: 

1. Introduce the disease, HISTOPLASMOSIS, with a brief definition and description.

2. Discuss the Risk Factorsand the connection to theEtiology of the initial injury to the cell/tissue/organ.

3. Show the progression from the initial injury to the defect in the tissue, organ, and system functioning.

4. Discuss health care provider implications for prevention of the disease.

5. Provide a summary slide that highlights the main points presented.

6. Reference slide and in-text citations depict references correctly cited according to APA.

Format Criteria: 

1. The presentation should include a PowerPoint presentation that contains detailed speaker notes. 

2. The presentation contains main heading slides that address the assignment criteria listed above.

3. The presentation should contain appropriate evidence to support the information presented per APA format.

4. Slides should be used as cues to topics and key concepts without lengthy sentences and paragraphs

5. The presentation should contain a reference slide with all sources written in APA format  (6TH EDITION )

PowerPoint Tips to ensure a professional and organized presentation: 

1. All font types, size, and color should be the same throughout the presentation

2. The Title slide should contain: student name, course, professor, and title of the presentation

3. Avoid putting too much information in the slides. Use bullets to highlight main points and then use speaker notes to provide more specifics related to the slide content

4. The use of pictures and figures are encouraged, however, avoid overcrowding the slides with pictures and figures

5. Follow the rubric requirements in chronological order to ensure an organized flow of content

6. Use proper background color so there is good contrast between font color and background