ERIC Number: ED251665
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Allied Health Occupations II. Physical Therapy Aide Component. Student Learning Guide. Middletown Public Schools Curriculum Standards.
Middletown Public Schools, CT.
This volume outlines the requirements and content of a second-year course in allied health occupations education that is designed to provide students with a practical understanding of the work done by physical therapists and physical therapy assistants. Addressed in the individual units of the course are the following topics: the health team for physical therapy patients; anatomy and physiology; exercise; fatigue and stress; obesity; pain; light, cold, heat, hydrotherapy, sound, and surgical treatment; and motivation techniques to encourage patients to participate in rehabilitation and regain independence. The first part of the volume sets forth standards pertaining to the primary objective of the course; its content; its target audience, duration, and prerequisites; and course requirements. The bulk of the guide comprises a series of unit outlines in which behavioral objectives are presented together with an implementation plan and a list of lesson assignments. Concluding the volume is a sample student evaluation checklist. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Classroom Techniques, Course Descriptions, Curriculum, Equipment Utilization, Exercise, Exercise Physiology, Fatigue (Biology), Medical Services, Motivation, Motivation Techniques, Obesity, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Aides, Physiology, Prerequisites, Rehabilitation, School Districts, Secondary Education, Stress Management, Student Evaluation, Teamwork
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Bureau of Vocational Program Planning and Development.
Authoring Institution: Middletown Public Schools, CT.
Note: For related documents, see CE 040 275-281. Document may not reproduce well.