ERIC Number: ED106587
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Exploring Careers in Health and Medicine.
Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
The career exploration program for grades 9 through 10, as part of a comprehensive K through 10 career development program, attempts to develop an awareness of and appreciation for work, extend knowledge of the variety of career opportunities, and provide experiences in career areas of individual interest. The document, a collection of materials consisting of student learning experience packets, worksheets, instructional materials, sample forms and a resource list, is designed to introduce the students to careers in health and medicine. The introduction provides an overview of the career area, the educational strategies of the course, a suggested cover letter for health career day application, forms for exploration trips, and a suggested time table. The activities are organized into objectives, procedures, and resources, and cover the areas of: (1) medical records (admittance clerk, medical records technician, medical transcriber, medical record administrator), (2) patient care (nurses aide and orderly, L.P.N., and R.N., physician), (3) laboratory services ( medical technologist, medical laboratory technician, x-ray technologist), (4) pharmacy (pharmacist, hospital pharmacy technician), (5) supplementary activity units for physician, nurse and pharmacist, and (6) a model for student-designed activity. Teaching strategies include role playing, simulation, field trips, films, and career information activities. The appendix contains self-analysis tools, supplementary materials, and resources. (JB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Curriculum Guides, Grade 10, Grade 9, Health Occupations, Health Personnel, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Medical Assistants, Medical Services, Occupational Information, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
Note: For related documents see CE 003 746-58, CE 003 760-4 and CE 004 312; Revised Edition