ERIC Number: ED336575
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Cluster Matrices for Health Occupations. Education for Employment Task Lists.
These cluster matrices provide duties and tasks that form the basis of instructional content for secondary, postsecondary, and adult training programs for health occupations. The eight clusters (and the job titles included in each cluster) are as follows: (1) dental assisting (dental assistant); (2) dental laboratory technology (dental laboratory technician); (3) radiology (radiology aide); (4) medical assisting (medical assistant); (5) medical laboratory (medical laboratory aide/phlebotomist); (6) optometric assisting (dispensing optician, optometric assistant); (7) rehabilitation services (physical therapist assistant, physical therapy aide, occupational therapy assistant, occupational therapy aide, activity aide, psychiatric aide); and (8) nursing occupations (home health aide, geriatric aide, nurse assistant, practical nurse, professional nurse--associate degree). Representative duties, for which 1 to 69 tasks are listed, include communicating information; providing a clean, safe environment; providing personal care; providing therapeutic measures; performing diagnostic measures; performing management functions; administering medication; providing psychosocial care; and providing care for patient with special needs. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Dental Assistants, Dental Technicians, Employment Potential, Home Health Aides, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Job Training, Matrices, Medical Assistants, Medical Laboratory Assistants, Nurses, Nurses Aides, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Optometrists, Physical Therapy Aides, Postsecondary Education, Psychiatric Aides, Radiologic Technologists, Secondary Education, Skill Analysis, Task Analysis
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Lake County Area Vocational Center, Grayslake, IL.
Note: For related documents, see CE 058 960-968.