Capstone Project Overview

Capstone Project Guide

This guide provides an overview of the Capstone Project milestones and the Capstone

Project Presentation requirements.

The Capstone Project is your opportunity to demonstrate mastery of your Program of

Study Learning Outcomes. The Capstone Project consists of weekly milestones which

challenge you to synthesize ideas presented in all your previous courses. Each of these

milestones contributes to your Mini Literature Review and Capstone Project

Presentation.

The table below provides an overview of the Capstone Project milestones and due

dates. The full details for each milestone are located in the weekly Capstone Project

area of your online classroom. You are strongly encouraged to plan ahead for the

completion of each of your milestones, particularly your Capstone Project Presentation

in Week 6. Below the table, you will find the requirements for your Capstone Project

Presentation.

Capstone Project Milestones

Milestone Due Date and Place

1 Capstone Project title and rational Week 1 Day 7 to the submission link

2 Bibliography of 8–12 resources Week 3 Day 4 to the submission link

3 Draft Mini Literature Review Week 4 Day 7 to the Week 4 Project Forum

4 Peer Reviews of Draft Mini Literature Review Week 5 Day 2 to the Week 4 Project Forum

5 Capstone Project Final Literature Review

Week 5 Day 7 to the submission link

6 Capstone Project Presentation (PowerPoint slides narrated with Kaltura)

Week 6 Day 2 posted to the Week 5-6 Project Forum and to the submission link

7 Peer Reviews of the Capstone Project Presentation

Week 6 Day 6 in Week 5-6 Project Forum

Capstone Project Presentation Requirements

For the Capstone Project in Week 6, you will create a PowerPoint presentation based

off your Final Literature Review that analyzes a health-related topic or issue. Each slide

of your presentation will address one of your Program Learning Outcomes per the

outlines below. Be sure to refer to the outline for your specific Program of Study.

Once you create your PowerPoint presentation, you will need to use the Kaltura Media

Uploader to create and upload a narrated version of your presentation that you will

share with your classmates in the Week 5-6 Project Forum. Please refer to the Kaltura

Media Uploader page located in the course navigation menu for more information,

particularly the information about the Screen Recorder.

BS in Health Studies Program –

Outline for Capstone Project Presentation (16–28 slides)

Slide 1 (Title Slide): Capstone Project HLTH 4900; name; date; term

Slide 2 (Learning Outcome 3): Provide some statistics/epidemiological data relating to

your health issue that frames the issue as a problem.

Slides 3-5 (Learning Outcome 1): Provide a few bullets/facts about your health issue

and the populations most impacted by this issue. How do the concepts of prevention

and wellness relate to your chosen health issue? What are some preventative strategies

that could be used and have been used to address this issue effectively?

Slides 6–7 (Learning Outcomes 2 & 8): How is this health issue impacted by the

quality of health care delivery? What challenges and opportunities relating to acute and

longer health care delivery and service (from patient and provider perspectives) must be

addressed in order to reduce this problem? (Find and briefly summarize, in 1–2

sentences, one example from peer-reviewed or popular press that highlights strategies

relating to health services being used to address this issue.)

Slide 8 (Learning Outcome 9): How does this health issue transcend borders? In other

words, explain how this issue impacts the global society—not just your local community,

state, or country.

Slides 9–10 (Learning Outcome 5): How does health behavior play a role in this

health issue? Choose a fitting health behavior theory that might be used to create some

kind of a prevention or intervention or program relating to this health issue. Why is this

theory or model a good fit? You may wish to refer to the Theory at a Glance pdf manual

listed in the Optional Resources for Week 1 in your online classroom.

Slide 11–12 (Learning Outcome 5): What role does culture play in addressing our

chosen health issue? Provide an example as well as a strategy that could be used to

work with and not against culture as it pertains to this health issue. Support your

example with some supporting documentation.

Slide 13 (Learning Outcome 6): Provide an example of how technology could be sued

to address this problem? Provide 1–2 examples of innovations and ideas presented in

the literature or media.

Slide 14 (Learning Outcome 7): Describe 1–2 legal and ethical issues related to your

health issue and how policy may impact this issue.

Slide 15 (Learning Outcome 8): How can an interdisciplinary “team” approach be used

to address this problem? Provide an example.

Slides 16–17: How can you, as a scholar-practitioner, play a role in addressing this

health issue? How can you influence social change as it pertains to this problem?

Slide 18: References

BS in Healthcare Management –

Outline of Capstone Project Presentation (16–21 slides)

Slide 1 (Title Slide): Capstone Project HLTH 4900; name; date; term

Slide 2 (Learning Outcome 2): Provide some statistics/epidemiological data relating to

your health issue that frames the issue as a problem.

Slides 3–5 (Learning Outcome 4): Provide a few facts (bulleted) about your health

issue and the populations most impacted by this issue.

Slides 6–8 (Learning Outcomes 1, 9, 10): How will changing demographics of the

United States impact your health issue and the health services relating to this health

issue? What are some of the monetary costs associated with this issue and how will it

impact the quality of health service delivery?

Slides 9–10 (Learning Outcomes 7): What challenges and opportunities relating to

acute and longer health care delivery and service (from patient and provider

perspectives) must be addressed in order to reduce this problem? (Find and briefly

summarize, in 1–2 sentences, one example from peer reviewed or popular press that

highlights strategies relating to health services being used to address this issue.)

Slide 11 (Learning Outcome 9): How does this health issue transcend borders? In

other words, explain how this issue impacts the global society—not just your local

community, state, or country.

Slides 12–13 (Learning Outcome 4): How does health behavior play a role in this

health issue? Choose a fitting health behavior theory that might be used to create some

kind of a prevention or intervention or program relating to this health issue. Why is this

theory or model a good fit? You may wish to refer to the Theory at a Glance pdf manual

listed in the Optional Resources for Week 1 in your online classroom.

Slide 14–15 (Learning Outcome 4): What role does culture play in addressing our

chosen health issue? Provide an example as well as a strategy that could be used to

work with and not against culture as it pertains to this health issue. Support your

example with some supporting documentation.

Slide 16 (Learning Outcome 5): Provide an example of how technology could be sued

to address this problem? Provide 1–2 examples of innovations and ideas presented in

the literature or media.

Slide 17 (Learning Outcome 5): Describe 1–2 legal and ethical issues related to your

health issue and how policy may impact this issue.

Slide 18 (Learning Outcome 6): How can an interdisciplinary “team” approach be used

to address this problem? Provide an example.

Slide 19–20 (Learning Outcomes 9–13): Provide 3–4 examples of what you’ve

learned in your training to become an effective health care administrator that will help

you address this health issue as it relates to the areas of strategic planning, budgeting

and fiscal evaluation, management, human resources, and leadership? Do you feel as

though what you’ve learned will allow you to initiate social change?

Slide 21: References