ERIC Number: ED089020
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Aug
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Training Course for Nursing Aides and Orderlies (Nursing Assistants or Hospital Attendants). Revised August, 1972.
Washington State Coordinating Council for Occupational Education, Olympia.
The course is designed to enable persons to perform nursing aide activities appropriately, comfortably, and safely. It can be used as an introduction to health occupations for secondary school seniors desiring to become familiar with the field of health careers. Seventeen goals of the 240-hour course are cited for the following eight units of instruction: the nursing aide/orderly as a member of the health team; the patient's needs, comfort, rest, and activity; the patient's physical environment; observation and reporting; the patient's personal hygiene nursing routines; the patient's nutritional needs; nursing care for elimination; and controlling infections. For each unit, objectives are cited, resources and activities are suggested, and student performance outcomes are listed. A quiz and a bibliography conclude each unit. Teacher's guides for both a written and a practical examination are included. A supplement containing suggestions for starting a new class; sample forms, schedules, classroom layout; classroom space, plumbing facilities, and equipment needs; and lists of classroom equipment and supplies are appended to the document. (AG)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Coordinating Council for Occupational Education, Olympia.
Identifiers - Location: Washington