Influences

create a PowerPoint presentation with detailed notes for each slide that addresses each of the following points/questions. Be sure to completely answer all the questions. Use clear headings that allow your professor to know which bullet you are addressing on the slides in your presentation.

Support your content with at least four (4) citations throughout your presentation. Make sure to reference the citations using the APA writing style for the presentation. Include a slide for your references at the end. Follow best practices for PowerPoint presentations (an example is located in the Resources tab) related to text size, color, images, effects, wordiness, and multimedia enhancements.

  • Title Slide (1 slide)
  • For a hospital to operate efficiently and effectively, the three important influences in its governance, medical staff, board of trustees, and administration, must work together in reasonable harmony. What factors contribute to the tension that usually exists among them? (4 slides).
  • Organizations such as the LeapFrog Group represent a growing trend to survey and report on the quality of hospital care and to make the findings available to the public. What are your opinions about the public’s readiness to deal with having this information available and using it to make choices about medical care? (2-3 slides)
  • Hospitals are facing unprecedented financial challenges from entrepreneurial physician initiatives that are establishing competitive, free-standing diagnostic and treatment centers and specialty hospitals. What are the advantages and disadvantages to these developments from a patient perspective? (2-3 slides)
  • References (1 slide)

Always review your rubric for assignment expectations. If you have questions or need assistance with slide development and presentations, contact your class instructor.

Assignment Expectations

Length: 10-12 slides; answers must thoroughly address the questions in a clear, concise manner
Structure:

Title slide with title, student’s name, university name, and due date
Introduction/Objectives slide to identify topics for the presentation
Body of presentation: a minimum of one slide to address each topic for the assignment
Conclusion slide to summarize the key points of the presentation
References: a minimum of one slide to acknowledge resources used

Slide design: select a professional slide design with a background color and lettering that is easy for an audience to see. Include illustrations throughout the presentation to provide visual interest for the audience and to provide emphasis for the slide topic. Avoid full sentences on the slides. Use no more than 6 bullet points on a slide and no more than 6 words for each bullet point. Include citation/s information on the slide, as appropriate, to acknowledge the resource for the material. Include at least three (3) scholarly sources to support your information.

Speaker Notes: include speaker notes for each slide to explain/address the content on each slide. Speaker notes should be detailed and thorough to discuss the material on the slide.

Audio: include audio for the presentation. Practice your presentation before you record. The audio should match as closely as possible to your speaker notes and should represent the material on the slide.

References: Use the appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. Include at least four (4) scholarly sources to support your claims.