ERIC Number: ED336578
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Task Analysis for Health Occupations. Cluster: Medical Assisting. Occupation: Medical Assistant. Education for Employment Task Lists.
Task analyses are provided for two duty areas for the occupation of medical assistant in the medical assisting cluster. Five tasks for the duty area "providing therapeutic measures" are as follows: assist with dressing change, apply clean dressing, apply elastic bandage, assist physician in therapeutic procedure, and apply topical ointment. The duty area "performing diagnostic measures" includes eight tasks: assist physician/dentist in diagnostic procedure, assist with physical exam, collect clean catch urine specimen, collect routine urine specimen, perform urine test for sugar and acetone, measure specific gravity of urine, test for ketones, and weigh and measure infant. Each task analysis consists of these components: occupation; duty area; tasks; performance standard; steps (procedure); knowledge; attitudes; safety; equipment and supplies; source of analysis; and list of Illinois State Goals for Learning. (YLB)
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 058 959-968.