ERIC Number: ED336580
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Task Analysis for Health Occupations. Cluster: Nursing. Occupation: Home Health Aide. Education for Employment Task Lists.
Lake County Area Vocational Center, Grayslake, IL.
This document contains a task analysis for health occupations (home health aid) in the nursing cluster. For each task listed, occupation, duty area, performance standard, steps, knowledge, attitudes, safety, equipment/supplies, source of analysis, and Illinois state goals for learning are listed. For the duty area of "providing therapeutic measures," 27 tasks are included: remove fecal impaction; give enema; insert rectal tube; irrigate colostomy; apply cold compress; administer hot soak and sitz bath; apply heat lamp, warm compress, aquamatic pad, and ice bag; administer tepid bath; apply electric hypothermal blanket; assist with dressing change; apply clean dressing, elastic bandage, and binder; perform therapeutic procedures; set up croup tent and vaporizer; assist with postural drainage; suction infant's respiratory passage; assist with turning, coughing, and deep breathing; give vaginal douche; apply topical ointment; insert suppository; give therapeutic bath; and apply antiembolism elastic stockings. For the duty area of "performing diagnostic measures," 13 tasks are included: test patient's awareness; assist with physical examination; collect timed, clean catch, routine, and 24-hour urine specimens; collect sputum and stool specimens; strain urine; perform urine tests for sugar and acetone; measure specific gravity of urine; test for ketones; and weigh and measure infant. (NLA)
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.