Methodology for assessing credibility and reliability of a source
Create a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation
on a methodology you create for assessing credibility and reliability of an
Internet source of CAM information. Include detailed speaker notes and
Describe how a consumer’s attitudes and beliefs about CAM could
hinder objective assessments of reliability and credibility in CAM.
Create five objective criteria to judge the credibility and
reliability of a source of information on CAM.
Select a CAM therapy or modality, and research the Internet for
websites on this therapy or modality. Be sure to not use the same therapy you
used for the CAM paper. Then, perform the following:
Describe the therapy.
Examine the type of training or
education that is required.
Discuss whether a license or
certification is required to practice this therapy.
Identify the overseeing or
regulating organization for this therapy.
criteria, review one of the websites and determine how reliable the site is for
Explain how you reached your
conclusion about the website. Consider using a grading scale or grid for
Describe steps the website
could take to increase its credibility.