ERIC Number: ED229583
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Specialist, 10-6. Military Curriculum Materials for Vocational and Technical Education.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Air Force Training Command, Sheppard AFB, TX.
These instructor and student materials for a postsecondary level course for cardiopulmonary laboratory specialist training comprise one of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to vocational instruction and curriculum development in a civilian setting. The purpose stated for the course is to train students to assist cardiologists and pulmonary physiologists in examining, evaluating, diagnosing, and treating cardiopulmonary diseases and injuries. Basic math skills and background in biology and chemistry are required for this specialty course for students with basic medical laboratory training and experience. The two blocks of instruction are Cardiology and Pulmonary Medicine. Skills taught include diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, such as administering electrocardiograms, phonocardiograms, vectorcardiograms, stress tests, and blood gas analysis. Anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, care of cardiovascular disorders, and inhalation therapy are among the major areas of study. Instructor materials consist of a course chart and a plan of instruction detailing the units of instruction, criterion objectives, lesson duration, and support materials needed. Student materials for blocks 1 and 2 are 16 study guides, 16 programed texts, and three handouts. Several commercial texts and audiovisual aids are recommended but are not provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Behavioral Objectives, Cardiology, Cardiovascular System, Course Descriptions, Heart Disorders, Inhalation Therapists, Lesson Plans, Medical Laboratory Assistants, Physiology, Postsecondary Education, Programed Instructional Materials, Textbooks, Workbooks
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Air Force Training Command, Sheppard AFB, TX.
Identifiers: Cardiopulmonary Technicians; Military Curriculum Project; Respiratory Therapy