PSY-352 Topic 4 Collaborative Learning Community: Complementary or Alternative Medicine (CAM) Assignment
This is a Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) assignment.
In collaborative groups, research an area of Complementary or Alternative Medicine (CAM). Suggestions for research include the class textbook, credible internet-based resources, scholarly library articles, and supplemental resources found in the class Study Materials section.
Create a PowerPoint presentation of 10-12 slides on a CAM topic (slide count does not include title, objectives or reference slides).
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Presentations should address the following information:
- Explain the guiding principle of the chosen CAM/therapy and known efficacy
- Discuss the history and background of the CAM
- Address how the CAM is utilized
- Identify the conditions or illnesses for which it is effective
Use two to three scholarly resources to support your explanations. Websites are acceptable, but they must be scholarly in nature (i.e., .org, .edu, and .gov) Wikipedia is not acceptable. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) website is a good place to start: https://www.nccih.nih.gov/health/atoz
Include speaker notes below each content-related slide that represents what would be said if giving the presentation in person. Expand upon the information included in the slide and do not simply restate it (do not quote verbatim from sources). Please ensure the speaker notes include a minimum of 100 words per slide. Follow the recommended GCU 6 x 6 rule of formatting for creating effective PowerPoint presentations located in the GCU writing center: https://www.gcumedia.com/lms-resources/student-success-center/v3.1/#/tools/writing-center
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.
Course: PSY-352 Health Psychology
School: Grand Canyon University