To present a patient and discuss his/her disease state(s) and drug management in a manner that is clear, concise and interesting.


  1. Delivery

    • should be well organized
    • should have good eye contact with audience
    • should be enthusiastic about the material presented
    • pace should be slow enough for understanding but quick enough to prevent inattention.
    • content is delivered completely within the time allotted.
  2. Content

    • presentation of the patient should be concise and systematic
    • should demonstrate a thorough understanding of the pathophysiology of the disease state(s)
    • should demonstrate a thorough understanding of the drug management is able to explain differences
      between optimal therapy versus the actual course of treatment
    • presents information at a level suitable to the audience; easily adapts
    • presentation style or level to the audience present
    • handles questions easily
  3. Handouts and Visual Aids

    • handouts should be organized and well referenced
    • overheads/ slides should be uncluttered, easily read and understood
    • use of the pointer/ board should be natural, not awkward