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Effective Professional Presentation Skills


Students will
• Utilize PowerPoint effectively • Become professional public speakers
– Communicate effectively – Motivate, instruct and involve audience – Cite appropriate references

• Work well as a team

Body Language
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Dress professionally Face your audience Audience focus: maintain eye contact with audience Point and re-orient Be enthusiastic

Avoid idioms / slang. .Speak Clearly s s s s s Speak at reasonable pace Use inflection Project your voice. or self Use professional language. Do not mumble. Talk to the audience: Not screen. notes. camera.

Audience Involvement s s s s s Involve the audience. call on individuals. if time. small group activities Utilize progressive disclosure Repeat what they say Write responses on white board or flip chart . Ask questions.

Practice s If group: rehearse as a group • • Check timing Provide feedback to each other s s s If individual: rehearse with friend or faculty Rehearse without PowerPoint Rehearse with PowerPoint in classroom .


Giving the Presentation s s s s s s s Introduce topic and all speakers State the objectives Motivate Present the material Include major web sites Review at the end Assess audience understanding .

Effective Use of PowerPoint The Good. the Bad and the Ugly .

Maximizing Visibility s Font size minimums: • • • Titles .Consistent s Use of Colors • • • High contrast Dark background with light letters Light background with dark letters OK .32 point Text in bulleted lists .20 point San serif font best .

32 point Text in bulleted lists .20 point San serif font High contrast Dark background with light letters Light background with dark letters OK • Use of Colors – – – .Maximizing Visibility • Font size minimums: – – – Titles .

Maximizing Visibility  Font size minimums: – Titles .20 point – San serif font  Use of Colors – High contrast – Dark background with light letters – Light background with dark letters OK .32 point – Text in bulleted lists .

Appropriate Composition One major concept per slide s Keep slides simple. balanced s Keep a border s .

an) Illustrate concepts . a.Use of Text (Rule of 6 ) • • • • • • • Outline of talk – not every word Put talk in speaker notes 6 lines per slide – 6 words to line Quotations are OK No full sentences Delete articles (the.

the tapeworm lives in the intestines of dog species worldwide which serve as the definitive host. The tapeworm eggs are ingested during play with dogs or by consumption of fecally contaminated garden vegetables. • In its adult phase. • Most human cases occur in areas where dogs and livestock are raised together.Echinococcosis/ Hydatid Disease • Echinococcosis/ Hydatid Diseases occurs when this tapeworm of parasitic origin infects the human intermediate host. • Humans and other intermediate hosts become infected when ingesting food or water contaminated by dog feces. Other intermediate hosts include sheep and cattle. .

Echinococcosis/ Hydatid Disease • Dogs definitive hosts worldwide • Also sheep and cattle • Tapeworm infects human host – Dog feces in food/water – Tapeworm eggs touching dogs – Fecally contaminated garden vegetables • Incidence greater near dogs and livestock .

Use of Images Use one image per slide s Two to contrast. but make them big s Draw arrows – animate s Do not enlarge small images s Do not distort the image s Credit the source s • author. date. book/article/website. URL .

Pathology The Bad Example .

Citation of References Credit images and studies on slide • author.MDConsult. date. 152(3): is not a reference s Track to source materials s NEVER CITE Wikapedia s Bhutto AM SA. . title of article. Br J Dermatol 2005. and journal References on last slide – APA or AMA format s www. Pakistan: a 7-year study. Nonaka S: Incidence of xeroderma pigmentosum in Larkana. Dr.References • • • • • • www.webmd. Klatt’s Webpath X .

com/Detail.imedicine.ASP?BOOKID=7&TOPIC=596#SECTION- • eMedicine: – http://www.htm • DynaMed: – /DISPLAYTOPIC.ninds.asp?bookid =7&topic=671#SECTION-clinical • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke – http://www.aspx?id=116603 X .Resources • eMedicine: –

Parkinson-Plus Syndromes. . A.imedicine. Available at http://www. The eMedicine Clinical Knowledge Base [Online] October 5.

A: The role of UV induced lesions in skin carcinogenesis: an overview of oncogene and tumor suppressor gene modifications in xeroderma pigmentosume skin tumors. 61:252-8. (Tay W. Cockayne Syndrome. S. P and Fink. On Diseases of the Skin Including the Exanthemata.References • Daya-Grosjean L S. Xeroderma Pigmentosum.asp?bookid=2&topic=462. Xeroderma Pigmentosum.asp?bookid=7&topic=399. • Hedera. AH.). Vol. • Hebra 3. . trans. November 12. 2005. Accessed April 30. Kaposi M. Accessed May 1. 1874.htm. MG and Diwan. 571: 2005. 2003. 2002. JK. • Horenstein. Available at http://www. March 1. • Imaeda. London: The New Sydenham Society. Available at: http:// www. Mutation Research. October 1. 2005. Accessed April 29. 2005.imedicine. Available at: http:// imedicine.

not distract s Should not kill time s Should be subtle s Do NOT use Animation Schemes s Custom Animation only s Use same transition between slides s .Use of Animation Should enhance.

Normal Prostate • Fibromuscular stroma • Columnar cells • Myoepithelial cell layer • Laminated concretions .

Differential Diagnosis • • • • • • • • • • • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Hyperprolactinemia Cushing’s Syndrome or Disease Ovarian Tumor Adrenocortical Carcinoma/Adenoma Hydroxylase deficiency Familial Obesity LABS???? Idiopathic hirsutism Drug Interaction Hyperthyroidism .

Appropriate File Size Post on server/Blackboard s Less than 2M if possible s Compress all images s • Web format (96 DPI) .

Number of Slides 1 slide = 2 – 3 minutes s Image slides less s Time yourself s Leave time for questions s .

Appropriate Handouts Supplement presentation s Useful tables or Outline of presentation s Pertinent articles s Bibliography s Presentation (3 or 6 slides per page) as last resort s .

Questions? .