ERIC Number: ED248371
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Homemaker/Home Health Aide.
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
This curriculum guide provides materials for a five-unit home health aide course. Each unit contains 4 to 36 lesson plans. Unit topics and representative lesson plan topics are as follows: (1) introduction (ethical and legal responsibilities, time management, reporting and recording); (2) communication (techniques, meeting the public, therapeutic communication with the patient); (3) homemaking services essential to health care needs (accident prevention, disaster guidelines, resource management, home laundry, general housekeeping); (4) nutrition (basic food groups and food buying, preparation, and storage); and (5) personal care skills (oral hygiene; baths; grooming; dressing; measuring temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure; bandaging; exercise needs; and physically assisting the patient). Each lesson plan contains some or all of the following components: scope of unit; lesson objectives; supplementary teaching/learning items; student informational assignment; references (instructor's additional information); introduction; outline of key points; interaction items (review questions); classroom, laboratory, shop, or other activities; evaluation items; answers to evaluation items; and handouts. Diagrams of systems of the human body are appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Communication Skills, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Home Economics Skills, Home Health Aides, Home Management, Home Programs, Homemaking Skills, Hygiene, Interpersonal Communication, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Nutrition, Occupational Home Economics, Postsecondary Education, Tests, Visiting Homemakers, Vocational Education
Instructional Materials Laboratory, 10 Industrial Education Bldg., University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211 (Catalog No. IE-131-I).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.