ERIC Number: ED209522
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Health Occupations Cluster Guide.
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
Intended to assist the vocational teacher in designing and implementing a cluster program in health occupations, this guide suggests ideas for teaching the specific knowledge and skills that qualify students for entry-level employment in the health occupations field. The knowledge and skills are applicable to 12 occupations: dental assistant; dental hygienist; dental lab technician; emergency medical technician; medical assistant; medical lab assistant; nursing assistant; nurse, general duty; occupational therapy assistant; physical therapy assistant; respiratory therapist; and surgical technician. The guide is also suitable for preparing students to enter advanced training programs. Section 1, Cluster Organization and Implementation, addresses goal-based planning and provides a proposed cluster curriculum, sample curriculum schedule, descriptions of course content, and current Oregon manpower data. In section 2, Instructional Emphasis Areas, are contained course goals and learning activities for six allied support courses: Human Body Structure and Function, Microbes and Disease, Health Team Relations, Patient Relations, and Health Care Skills I and II. Section 3, Assessment, briefly discusses group and individual approaches. The appendix includes lists of equipment and supplies, resources, and career opportunities; information on Health Occupations Students of America; clinical experience checklist; and occupational analysis data. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Course Objectives, Curriculum Guides, Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienists, Dental Technicians, Diseases, Human Body, Interpersonal Relationship, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Medical Assistants, Medical Laboratory Assistants, Medical Services, Nurses, Nurses Aides, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Patients, Physical Therapy Aides, Physiology, Program Design, Program Implementation, Secondary Education, Surgical Technicians, Teamwork, Vocational Education
Documents Clerk, Oregon Department of Education, 700 Pringle Parkway SE, Salem, OR 97310 ($2.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
Identifiers: Emergency Medical; Oregon