ERIC Number: ED334366
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
V-TECS Guide for Health Care Assistant.
This health care assistant guide addresses the psychomotor, cognitive, and affective learning domains. Thirteen units in the guide cover the following subjects: (1) introducing health care workers and facilities; (2) assisting with examinations; (3) assisting with diagnostic tests; (4) providing health information and performing outreach functions; (5) performing clerical tasks; (6) measuring cardinal or vital signs; (7) assisting patient with intake and output; (8) applying binders and bandages; (9) administering personal hygiene and comfort measures; (10) assisting with ambulation and movement; (11) performing miscellaneous health tasks; (12) performing housekeeping functions; and (13) providing diversional activities. Each unit contains a number of performance objectives. For each objective the following are listed: task, standard of performance, source of standard, conditions for performance, enabling objectives, resource, teaching activities, criterion-referenced measure, and performance guide. Five appendices are included: (1) task list and job titles; (2) definition of terms; (3) equipment and tools list; (4) 12-item bibliography compiled by the South Carolina writing team; and (5) seven filmstrips and videos. (NLA)
Descriptors: Affective Measures, Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Health Facilities, Health Personnel, Job Performance, Medical Assistants, Medical Evaluation, Medical Services, Patient Education, Patients, Postsecondary Education, Psychomotor Skills, Rehabilitation, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.
Identifiers: Health Care Teams; Vital Signs (Physiology)