ERIC Number: ED158004
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jun-15
Reference Count: 0
Projected Allied Health and Nursing Training Needs for a Seven-County Area in West Virginia.
Bertram, Charles L.; And Others
This report describes a project that developed and field tested a model for projecting state-wide manpower needs in the allied health and nursing occupations in West Virginia and presents projections made for sixteen allied health and nursing occupations in the Charleston area. The content of the report is presented in three sections. The first covers the project purpose and methodology. Section 2, comprising three-fourths of this report, contains the projection of manpower needs for sixteen allied health and nursing occupations and for each occupation includes occupational description, sources of data, supply characteristics, demand characteristics, and training needs. The sixteen occupations covered are registered nurse, certified/registered nurse anesthetist, licensed practical nurse, operation room technician, radiologic technologist, cytotechnologist, medical laboratory technician, medical record technician, dental hygienist, physical therapist, respiratory therapist, nuclear medicine technologist, medical technologist, certified laboratory assistant, registered dietitian, and physician's assistant. The last section summarizes the projections and offers some recommendations for further studies. (EM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.
Identifiers: West Virginia (Charleston)