ERIC Number: ED371134
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
A Handbook for Coordinators and Teachers of 75 Hour Nurse Aide Course. Revised.
Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Coll. of Education.
This document consists of revised editions of both a handbook for coordinators and teachers of a 75-hour nurse aide course and the nurse aide curriculum itself. The handbook's stated purpose is to assist health coordinators in community colleges and secondary health occupations instructors to offer the course. Introductory materials include overview, teacher requirements, source for course materials and tests, source of information for offering a high school program, information on teacher training, and list of approved teacher trainer trainers. Other contents include general information about testing, written/oral and skills test plans, instructions for test administration, application for test, and selected guidelines for course/competency test. The curriculum guide begins with a course description and information on teaching methods, clinical requirements, student evaluation, and credentialing. A list of competencies, criteria for assessment of student achievement, and a list of outcomes and assessment type follow. Each of six units begins with an overview that is followed by an outline that details objectives, related content, and teaching method. Topics include introduction to the role of the nurse aide; working environment; personal care of resident; nutrition; routine medical care; and care of residents with specialized problems. Thirty-three skills checklists, summary sheet of skills checklists, and clinical evaluation form are appended. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Div. of Community Colleges.
Authoring Institution: Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Coll. of Education.
Note: For the 1989 edition of the curriculum, see ED 342 987.