ERIC Number: ED069902
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Occupational Analysis: Hospital Radiologic Technologist. The UCLA Allied Health Professions Project.
Reeder, Glenn D.; And Others
In an effort to meet the growing demand for skilled radiologic technologists and other supportive personnel educated through the associate degree level, a national survey was conducted as part of the UCLA Allied Health Professions Project to determine the tasks performed by personnel in the field and lay the groundwork for development of curriculum materials. A task inventory composed of radiology, administrative, clerical, research, and miscellaneous tasks was developed by the project staff in cooperation with a team of radiology experts and was sent to 169 persons employed in the radiology department of 30 health care facilities. Responses from 117 employees revealed that: (1) There appears to be a significant differentiation between the various levels of radiologic personnel in terms of tasks performed; and (2) There is little indication that a career ladder exists in the field of hospital radiology. On the basis of survey results, the project staff rated the importance of each task in terms of inclusion in a curriculum for the four levels of radiologic personnel, including chief technologist, staff technologist, technical support, and non-technical support. The survey questionnaire and other study materials are appended. (SB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Associate Degrees, Career Ladders, Curriculum Development, Health Services, Job Analysis, Labor Needs, Medical Services, Occupational Surveys, Paraprofessional Personnel, Radiologic Technologists, Task Analysis, Task Performance
University of California, Allied Health Professions Project, 1003 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, California 90401 ($3.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Div. of Vocational Education.