Assessing Reliability and Credibility of CAM Resources Presentation
Create a 12- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation on a methodology you create for assessing credibility and reliability of sources of CAM information. Include detailed speaker notes and reference citations.Please be sure to use references suitable in meeting academic rigor.Note; the title and reference slides do not count as part of the 12-15 slide count requirement.
Devise three to five objective criteria to judge the credibility and reliability of a source of information on CAM, such as a book, newspaper article, or speaker. Research websites on a CAM therapeutic modality. NOTE: For the purpose of this assignment, please do not evaluate the following: the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) website located at http://nccam.nih.gov/
Review one of the websites and determine how reliable the site is for CAM information, using your three to five criteria.
·Describe how a consumer’s attitudes and beliefs about CAM could hinder objective assessments of reliability and credibility in CAM.
·Demonstrate, in detail, how you reached your conclusion about the website. Consider using a grading scale or grid for this exercise.
·Discuss what steps the website could take to increase its credibility.