ERIC Number: ED105277
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Allied Medical Education Directory: 1974.
American Medical Association, Chicago, IL. Council on Medical Education.
The directory is provided by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association (AMA) in collaboration with 29 other medical organizations, which are listed in Section 1 with names of officers and addresses. A brief history of the council follows, along with a statement of its basic principles for the accreditation of allied health educational programs. Section 2 is devoted to statistics on medical occupations programs broken down by State; educational requirements for each occupation; and number of programs for each occupation, their graduates, enrollment, and capacity. There is a brief review of accreditation studies. Section 3 discusses problem areas in subjects ranging from education programs (including those for military personnel) to legislation, research, and terminology. A fourth section focuses on the accreditation process; Section 5 lists specific educational programs by State. Section 6 describes in detail each of 24 medical occupations, providing a description of the occupation, essential requirements for programs, and a list of accredited programs. Two final sections describe AMA services and publications relating to allied medical occupations and list national related organizations. (MDW)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Directories, Educational Programs, Health Personnel, Program Guides
American Medical Association Order Dept., 535 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois (Order Number OP-392, $7.50)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL. Council on Medical Education.