Healthcare at its’ best is constantly changing. Technological innovation, patient care, western medicine continues to present ethical challenges for healthcare professionals. The understanding and application of ethical Theories and Principles are the fundamentals of resolving ethical issues of healthcare.
Purpose: Is to create an infographic brochure for healthcare providers to utilize when confronted with an issue that requires ethical consideration.
Research: Complete assigned readings Chapter 1 and 2 of the course texts and identify all Theories and Principles as well as their origins.
Synthesize: Define, categorize, and provide real world examples of each using course texts and other credible sources.
Integrate: Definitions, Graphics, Examples in an appealing brochure that is easy for the target audience to follow.
An infographic is often designed using graphic design software. Photoshop, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word can be used, however, new online digital tools for Infographic creation are increasingly popular. Examples include Canva, Piktochart, or Infogr.am.
The following evaluative components must be considered in your design:
Content: accurate and detailed information is provided and supports the thesis/argument/purpose
Focus: All content (visual and textual) concisely complements the purpose of the infographic
Visual Appeal: Fonts, colors, layouts, & visual elements meaningfully contribute to the infographic’s ability to convey the overall message
Argument: The infographic effectively informs and convinces the reader of its intended purpose
Organization: Information is systematically organized and supports readers’ comprehension of the main message
Citation: Full bibliographic citations are included for all sources referenced. A minimum of two APA references are required.
Mechanics: The infographic is free of spelling or grammatical errors
Presentation Grading Rubric:
Students will also have the option to complete the Ethics 101 assignment in Powerpoint format. Please adhere to the required content guidelines listed in the Infographic brochure if choosing this format.
For your presentation, a maximum of 14 slides allowed (Excluding Title and Reference Slides). *Note: title slide and reference slide are required but they are not including in the slide count*.
–Choppy and confusing; format was difficult to follow; transitions of ideas were abrupt and seriously distracted the audience
-Somewhat organized; ideas were not presented coherently, and transitions were not always smooth, which at times distracted the audience
-Presented in a thoughtful manner; there were signs of organization and most transitions were easy to follow, but at times ideas were unclear
-Extremely well organized; logical format that was easy to follow; flowed smoothly from one idea to another and cleverly conveyed; the organization enhanced the effectiveness of the project.
– Completely inaccurate; the facts in this project were misleading to the audience
-Somewhat accurate; more than a few inconsistencies or errors in information -Mostly accurate; a few inconsistencies or errors in information -Completely accurate; all facts were precise and explicit.
–Did not utilize resources effectively; did little or no fact gathering on the topic
-Used the material provided in an acceptable manner, but did not consult any additional resources -Adequate utilization of researching; utilized materials provided to their full potential; solicited more than 3 types of research to enhance project; at times took the initiative to find outside material. -Went above and beyond to research information; solicited material in addition to what was provided; brought in personal ideas and information to enhance project; and utilized more than 3 types of resources to make project effective
-No way to check the validity of information. References and citations are not seen
-Sometimes copyright guidelines are followed, and some information, photos and graphics do not include proper citation format.
-Most sources of information use proper citation format and sources are documented to make it possible to check on the accuracy of information.
-Sources of information are properly cited and the audience can determine the credibility and authority of the information presented. All sources of information are clearly identified and credited using appropriate citation format.
- Little creative energy used during this project; was bland, predictable, and lacked “zip” -Added a few original touches to enhance the project but did not incorporate it throughout -Was clever at times; thoughtfully and uniquely presented.
-Was extremely clever and presented with originality; a unique approach that truly enhanced the project
- Was not organized effectively; was not easy to follow and did not keep the audience interested; no use of visual aids
-Was at times interesting and was presented clearly and precisely; was clever at times and was organized in a logical manner; limited variety of visual aids and visual aids were not colorful or clear -Was well done and interesting to the audience; was presented in a unique manner and was very well organized; some use of visual aids
-Was engaging, provocative, and captured the interest of the audience and maintained this throughout the entire presentation; great variety of visual aids and multimedia; visual aids were colorful and clear.
-Errors in spelling, capitalization, punctuation, usage and grammar repeatedly distract the reader and major editing and revision is required (more than 5 errors seen).
-Spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors distract or impair readability.
-The text is clearly written with little or no editing required for grammar, punctuation, and spelling. -The text is written with no errors in grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.