ERIC Number: ED040285
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Dec
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Curriculum Guide for Health Occupations.
Oregon State Board of Education, Salem. Div. of Community Colleges and Career Education.
Developed by teachers and representatives of the health service industries, this curriculum guide outlines the basic skills and knowledge necessary for entry-level competencies in the health field or for entrance into a post-high school or university programs. Section 1, Occupational and Instructional Data, provides manpower data and an analysis of tasks and duties for: (1) dental assistant, (2) dental hygienist, (3) dental laboratory technician, (4) medical assistant, (5) inhalation therapist, (6) medical-laboratory assistant, (7) nurses aide, (8) nurses, general duty, (9) nurses, licensed practical, and (10) occupational therapy aide. Section 2, Cluster Curriculum, includes a suggested secondary curriculum pattern for Grades 9-12 and descriptions of suggested specialty courses for Grades 11 and 12. Section 3, Occupational Specialty Courses, provides objectives, content, learning activities, and evaluation for: (1) Human Body Structure and Function, (2) Microbes and Disease, (3) Health Team Relations, (4) Patient Relations, and (5) Health Care Skills I and II. Evaluative criteria, equipment and supply costs, sources for instructional materials, instructor qualifications, and employment opportunities are appended. (SB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Employment Opportunities, Entry Workers, Health Occupations, Job Skills, Labor Needs, Occupational Clusters, Program Guides, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Task Analysis
Oregon Board of Education, Community Colleges and Career Education, 942 Lancaster Drive, NE, Salem, Oregon 97310
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Authoring Institution: Oregon State Board of Education, Salem. Div. of Community Colleges and Career Education.