ERIC Number: ED108822
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Feb-7
Reference Count: 0
Indian Health Career Handbook and Report on Ned Hatathli Seminar for Southern Arizona Indian Students (5th, Tucson, Arizona, February 6-7, 1975).
Taylor, Arnold, Ed.; And Others
Utilizing comments from teachers, professionals, college and high school students, this report is derived from the 5th Ned Hatathli Seminar, sponsored by the Navajo Health Authority, and presents factual information relative to American Indian participation in Indian Health careers. The following major speeches are presented: (1) "The Practice of Medicine in the Indian Community"; (2) "Papago Welcome" (emphasis on cultural responsiveness); (3) "American Indian and Health" (numerous problems defined); (4) "The Challenge of Indian Health Careers"; (5) "The Need for American Indians in Health Career Fields". Also presented are definitive summaries which detail the orientational and educational requirements of the following health careers: (1) Physical Therapy; (2) Speech and Hearing; (3) Occupational Therapist; (4) Vocational Evaluation in Rehabilitation; (5) Rehabilitation Counselor; (6) Alcohol Studies; (7) Allied Health Careers; (8) Social Work; (9) Medical Librarian; (10) Nutrition; (11) Gerontology; (12) Community Health Representative; (13) State Committees on Health Issues; (14) Pharmacy; (15) Nursing; (16) Veterinary Medicine; and (17) Medicine, Osteopathy, and Dentistry. The Seminar Evaluation is appended. (JC)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, American Indians, College Students, Cultural Awareness, Definitions, Dentists, Health Needs, Health Personnel, High School Students, Higher Education, Medical Record Administrators, Nursing, Nursing Education, Nutrition, Occupational Therapists, Physicians, Rehabilitation, Seminars, Speeches
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Public Health Service (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Arizona Univ., Tucson.
Note: Prepared through collaborative efforts of the University of Arizona, University of Arizona Amerind Club, Navajo Health Authority, and Hopi Health Professions Development Program