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Lucy Muchiri

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Lucy's Presenation on how to improve your powerpoint presentation during the 3rd Ask A Doc dinner


  • 1. Lucy Muchiri

2. How to Improve on your Presentation Power Point Presentation 3. IntroductionPowerPoint is a tool to enhance your message not to impress your audience 4. Before You Start Know what you want to say Know how you want to say it Plan the presentation PowerPoint Presentation 5. Then.. 6. Title Slide 7. Title and Content 8. View, slide Master 9. Slide master 10. Title 44 or 48 point CAPITAL LETTERS? Bold Colours 11. Title Underlined Position Right Left Title Case 12. Font Size Consistency! Size is important Preview in your venue Floor test Titles text 32 pointsPowerPoint Presentation 13. Font Type Consistency! Italics Bold Underlined Text Shadow PowerPoint Presentation 14. Font Type Consistency! Comic Sans MS Bradly Hand ITC French Script M Algerian xPowerPoint Presentation 15. Font Type Consistency! Verdana Tahoma Arial PowerPoint Presentation 16. Color Select colors with care Projection may change the color Make sure letters contrast sufficientlyPowerPoint Presentation 17. Colors Red Yellow Orange Light green Light blue X PowerPoint Presentation 18. Colors Black Blue Green Red PowerPoint Presentation 19. Backgrounds Not busy or distractive Use master background templates Use pre-selected formats PowerPoint Presentation 20. The Heart Anatomy Conducting System Blood Supply Possible arrhythmias PowerPoint Presentation 21. Backgrounds dead Osama is & Color Avoid busy or distracting backgrounds Use master background templates Use pre-selected formats if creating yourown templatePowerPoint PresentationX 22. Osama is dead 23. My best flower X 24. My Best Flower 25. Transition and Animation 26. Transition and Animation Dont get too cute Use for emphasis Can be distracting Simple but elegantPowerPoint Presentation 27. Prepare 28. The Slide One concept per slidePowerPoint Presentation 29. The heartAnatomy: In the chest cavity Size of your fist Pumps bloodHeart Attack signs X Chest pain Sweating AnxietyPowerPoint Presentation 30. The heartAnatomy: Location Chambers Vessels PowerPoint Presentation 31. The Slide One concept per slide Preferably only 3 bullet points Never exceed 6 x 6 OR 5 X 7PowerPoint Presentation 32. Course objectives Participate in the care of cancer survivors in a clinical setting. Identify functional improvements in cancer patients receivingchemo-therapy. Develop and implement a HQOL tool for cancer patients. Identify and implement at least one intervention in the hospital thatwill assist cancer survivors and their families improve HRQOL. Reading text/ journals on cancer and chemo-induced symptoms. Literature review. Discuss with the preceptor, facilitator and hospital management,Manager-Chemotherapy unit. Research reports Verbal and written reports.Oral and writtenreports. Performance evaluation by preceptor.X PowerPoint Presentation 33. Too Much Information? Make another slide Rearrange Simplify Handouts PowerPoint Presentation 34. Course objectives Participate in care of survivors Identify functional improvements Develop and implement a HQOL tool Identify and implement an intervention Literature reviewPowerPoint Presentation 35. Text Focus 5 8 second rule Use it sparingly Show less than you say Do not read your slides! PowerPoint Presentation 36. The Heart Anatomy: The Heart is in the chest. It has four chambers, four valves, two vessels that bring in blood and two that take out blood. It also has two vessels that take blood out of the heart. These vessels are called. xPowerPoint Presentation 37. The Heart Anatomy Conducting System Blood Supply Possible arrhythmias PowerPoint Presentation 38. Pictures and Graphs 39. Pictures and Graphs Good pictures The graphs demonstrate the point Make them large enough If resizing, do not lose proportionPowerPoint Presentation 40. PowerPoint Presentation 41. PowerPoint Presentation 42. Pictures and Graphs 1/5/2002 35 30 25 20 151/9/2002 10 1/6/20025Series 10 Series 21/8/20021/7/2002 43. Spelling & Grammar Use spell-check.Missppelling makes you look sttuppid! Check for homonymstheir vs there; Patience vs patients Have someone else look it overPowerPoint Presentation 44. Presentation Hints When finished, review Simplify, simplify, simplify No more than 3 slides per minute Computer Memory If not, it can be painful to watchPowerPoint Presentation 45. Presentation Hints Minimize use of other programs Web browser Audio and video files Know your slide numbers to jump forward and back PowerPoint Presentation 46. Neat Presentation Tricks B and W keys during slide view Use your pointer as an arrow/pen Blank slide or title slide repeated at the end PowerPoint Presentation 47. End of slide show, click to exit. 48. Presenting Practice and time before hand Get there early to set up Do not apologize for your presentation Plan B, C PowerPoint Presentation 49. Slide Show 50. Discussion? 51. Summary PowerPoint is a toolnot the presentation!PowerPoint Presentation 52. Power Point Presentation Lucy Muchiri