ERIC Number: ED050267
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Directory of Approved Allied Medical Educational Programs, 1971.
American Medical Association, Chicago, IL. Council on Medical Education.
Intended as a reference for educators, students, and employers, this directory contains information about 2,498 allied medical educational programs, representing 14 occupations, which were approved as of July 15, 1970, by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association (AMA) and 14 collaborating organizations. The programs are first presented in a consolidated listing which lists the institutions alphabetically by state and city and includes the sponsoring institution's address, the specific AMA-approved educational program(s), and, whenever possible, the name of the program director/coordinator. In addition, the following information is presented for each of the 14 allied medical occupational categories: (1) a job description, (2) a discussion of the approval process and the minimum educational standards required for AMA approval, and (3) an alphabetical listing by state and city of approved educational programs, including sponsoring institution, program director, educational coordinator, entrance requirement, program length, student capacity, beginning date, tuition, stipend, scholarship, and degree or certificate awarded. An introductory section provides a brief discussion of the annual report on allied medical educational programs, and a bibliography of AMA and non-AMA publications is included. (SB)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Associate Degrees, Certification, Directories, Educational Programs, Financial Support, Paraprofessional Personnel, Program Length, Technical Education
American Medical Association, Department of Allied Medical Professions and Services, 535 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois 60610
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Authoring Institution: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL. Council on Medical Education.