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Stop Wasting People’s Time: Learn How to Create and Deliver Great Presentations

Session outline

Every health care professional HCPs(including rehabilitation medicine physicians and residents) gets an opportunity to deliver a presentation to an audience which may range from a small gathering of 10 people from own department to a hall full of physicians in an international conference.

PowerPoint remains the most common medium of presentation all around the globe. Despite the need to master the skill of creating engaging PowerPoint presentations and deliver interesting talks and lectures, HCPs are not formally taught this skill. This frequently results in poorly prepared slides which fail to make an impact on the audience and convey the message effectively. This essentially wastes the time of people who gather to learn and enjoy the talk. Even many presentations at international forums and conferences fail to engage the audience due to poorly created and non-appealing slides.

To address this issue, this workshop aims to equip learners with the strategies, resources, and procedures to deliver powerful talks and create visually captivating PowerPoint presentations. The workshop targets healthcare professionals, including physicians and rehabilitation specialists, who often present to various audiences, from small gatherings to large international conferences.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Understanding the Value of Visually Appealing Slides: Participants will recognize the importance of creating visually engaging slides to captivate their audience and effectively convey their message.
  2. Delivering Impactful Talks and Lectures: Learners will gain insights into effective communication principles for large audiences and acquire the skills to deliver engaging presentations.
  3. Mastering PowerPoint Features: Participants will discover the hidden commands and tools within PowerPoint to create high-quality, visually appealing slides efficiently.

Anticipated Benefits for Participants:

  1. Improved Presentation Principles: Attendees will discuss the principles of creating high-quality and engaging PowerPoint presentations, enabling them to captivate their audience effectively.
  2. Enhanced PowerPoint Skills: The workshop will provide a better understanding of PowerPoint as a presentation tool and teach different commands for creating visually appealing slides while saving time.
  3. Hands-On Practice: Through interactive demonstrations, participants will develop their skills in designing visually engaging presentations, leading to more impactful communication.

By the end of the workshop, participants will be equipped with the tools and techniques to create captivating PowerPoint presentations, effectively deliver talks, and connect with their audience. This will result in more impactful presentations that contribute to the improvement of patient care and the overall quality of healthcare education.

Learning outcomes

  1. The learners will be able to design visually captivating PowerPoint slides by incorporating effective strategies, such as selecting appropriate color schemes, using compelling images, and employing visual hierarchy.
  2. The participants will gain a thorough understanding of the process and steps involved in delivering an engaging talk or lecture, including techniques for structuring content, establishing a connection with the audience, and utilizing impactful body language.
  3. The learners will develop the ability to tailor their presentations to different audience sizes, effectively adjusting their delivery style, pacing, and interaction techniques to ensure maximum engagement and comprehension.
  4. Participants will demonstrate proficiency in utilizing advanced features of PowerPoint, including the effective use of the Master Slide feature to create consistent branding, formatting, and layout throughout their presentations.
  5. The learners will develop critical skills in selecting and integrating multimedia elements into their PowerPoint slides, such as videos, audio clips, and animations, to enhance audience engagement and convey information more effectively.

Target audience

This workshop is beneficial for healthcare professionals, including physicians and rehabilitation specialists, as well as educators who regularly deliver presentations. It caters to anyone interested in mastering the art of making high-quality PowerPoint slides and delivering them in an engaging manner.

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