ERIC Number: ED199508
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Health Occupations in Illinois: Executive Summary.
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
This executive summary of a comprehensive study of health occupations education and employment in Illinois contains data on eighty-nine allied health and nursing occupations. Job definitions, educational requirements, licensing and certification, training programs, salary ranges, and job availability in these occupations are summarized in both narrative and tabular form. Tables included in the summary cover major occupational groups potentially employed in various settings, regional distribution of personnel and population percentages, per cent of personnel employed in various settings, average manpower supply ratings by region, average manpower supply ratings by employment setting, number of occupations in which 75 per cent or more of the personnel are credentialed, and number of occupations with advancement opportunities. Problems relating to salary, working conditions, education, and maldistribution of manpower are examined in a section on issues in health occupations. Research priorities and research and educational needs are covered in the concluding section. A bibliography of selected references is included. (MN)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Certification, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Educational Research, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Job Training, Labor Needs, Nursing, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Promotion (Occupational), Research Needs, Salaries, Statewide Planning, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.