ERIC Number: ED221748
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Health Occupations Curriculum. Skills and Theory for Practical Nurse. Units 14 and 15.
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
Part of a health occupations program, these instructional units consist of materials for use by those who are studying to become practical nurses. The first unit deals with the various aspects of pediatric nursing, including the growth and development levels of children, diseases and conditions specific to children, and the application of health care principles in pediatric nursing. Addressed in the individual modules are the following age groups of children: newborn, infant, school-age child, and adolescent. The next unit, which is devoted to mental health, covers personality and behavior, mental health and mental illness, current trends in treating mental illness, suicide and death, and drug abuse. This unit stresses the development of communication skills and making observations through the use of group discussion, role playing, and audiovisual aids. The units are comprised of a series of learning modules, each of which contains a rationale, performance objectives, learning activities and answers, terminology, and posttests. (MN)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavior Problems, Child Development, Children, Communication Skills, Death, Diseases, Drug Abuse, Health Occupations, Infants, Job Skills, Learning Modules, Mental Disorders, Mental Health, Neonates, Nurses, Pediatrics, Personality, Practical Nursing, Secondary Education, Suicide, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
Note: For related documents see CE 033 938-943.