Assessing Reliability and Credibility of CAM Resources

Assessing Reliability and Credibility of CAM Resources

As you do your research about CAM, it is vital to establish what information is credible and reliable. By the time you complete this assignment you should have made some decisions about the credibility and reliability of information related to CAM. Create an 14- to 16-slide (including introduction, conclusion and reference slides) presentation (Microsoft® PowerPoint®, Prezi, etc.) that provides guidance for assessing credibility and reliability of an online source about CAM information. You will need a presenter/speaker note for each content slide. Ensure you use at least one slide for each bullet below: · Include Introduction slide/tile. · Describe how a consumer’s attitudes and beliefs about CAM could affect the assessment of reliability and credibility of source information about CAM. · Create five objective criteria to evaluate the credibility and reliability of a source of information on CAM. · Discuss how you arrived at each criterion and how it can help assess reliability of source information. (2 slides) Select a CAM therapy or modality different from the one you selected in Week 1, and do research for information about this therapy or modality.Using the five objective criteria you created above, provide a review on one of the websites you found in your search and evaluate the reliability and credibility of the information it presents on CAM. Ensure you use at least one slide/tile for each of the following: : · Briefly describe the CAM therapy or modality – What it treats and how it works (2 slides) · Explain how the website met or did not meet each of the criterion you created. (2 or 3 slides) · Describe steps the website could take to increase its credibility, if necessary. (At least 3) · Include Conclusion slide · Include Reference slide Include detailed speaker notes and reference citations formatted according to APA guidelines. Present the Assessing Reliability and Credibility of CAM Resources Presentation by submitting the visual presentation with speakers notes (75 word minimum, excluding introduction, conclusion and reference slides/tiles. Compile your speaker’s notes in a word document identifying them by slide number. Submit them to the plagiarism checker (Turnitin) located in the Center for Writing Excellence. Attach a copy of the report (NOT the receipt) with your assignment to receive credit.