ERIC Number: ED472432
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Medical Assistant. [FasTrak Specialization Integrated Technical and Academic Competency (ITAC).] 2002 Revision.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Career-Technical and Adult Education.
This curriculum for a medical assistant program is designed for students interested in caring for the sick, injured, convalescent, or disabled under the direction of the family, physicians, and credentialed nurses. The curriculum is divided into 12 units: orientation to medical assisting; principles of medical ethics; risk management; infection control and hazards management; anatomy, physiology, pathology, and psychology; medical database; patient examinations; patient education; medications; medical emergencies and facility safety; laboratory procedures; and general office procedures. Each unit is composed of 2-5 objectives; a number of performance indicators are listed for each objective. The program is designed to include classroom instruction via lectures, demonstrations, and discussions. Hospitals, medical centers, nursing home or care centers, or medical-surgical clinics often work cooperatively with schools to provide students with clinical practice and experience. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Behavioral Objectives, Biomedical Equipment, Curriculum, Disease Control, Drug Therapy, Ethics, Instructional Materials, Laboratory Technology, Medical Assistants, Medical Case Histories, Medical Evaluation, Office Management, Office Practice, Pathology, Patient Education, Physiology, Preventive Medicine, Psychology, Recordkeeping, Records Management, Risk Management, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
For full text: http://www.ode.state.oh.us/ctae/teacher/fastrak/list.asp.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Career-Technical and Adult Education.
Identifiers: Career and Technical Education; Ohio
Note: For other FasTrak ITACs, see ED 457 412, ED 458 21