ERIC Number: ED098374
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Basic Health Care. Instructor's Teaching Guide.
Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL.
The curriculum for the training of the entry level health workers (referred to as nursing aid, assistant, or basic health care worker) is organized with a modular approach and designed within the framework of a humanistic learning growth model. Module 1, The Health Core, provides basic education for any health care worker. Module 2, The Patient Core Assistant, specifically prepares the graduate with knowledge, skills, and attitudes for employment as a patient care assistant in clinics, family health centers, hospitals, nursing homes, and extended care facilities. The total curriculum may be covered within a six-week period. Units within Module 1 are: introduction, body mechanics, environmental safety, and orientation. Each unit follows a format of: course outline, objectives, suggested strategies, evaluation methods, references, and audiovisual aids. Unit topics covered in Module 2 are: introduction, the patient unit, patient comfort and safety, hospital admission of a patient, activities of daily living, treatments, and patient discharge from a hospital unit. The 84-page appendix contains a task frequency profile for basic nurse's aids, a compilation of teaching strategies, a variety of evaluation techniques to assess human-awareness, learning, growth/cognitive/psychomotor performance level, and a glossary. (EA)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Audiovisual Instruction, Class Activities, Course Content, Course Objectives, Curriculum, Health Occupations, Health Personnel, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Nurses Aides, Patients, Postsecondary Education, Records (Forms), Task Analysis, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Veterans Administration, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL.