ERIC Number: ED111942
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-May-1
Reference Count: 0
Health/Cosmetology. Career Education Guide.
Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC. European Area.
The curriculum guide is designed to provide students with realistic training in theory and practice within the secondary educational framework and prepare them for entry into an occupation or continuing postsecondary education. The learning modules are grouped into branches pertaining to the broad categories of health services and cosmetology. Each unit plan consists of a description of the area under consideration, estimated hours of instruction, behavioral objectives, a module outline, a list of useful curriculum materials and resources, laboratory activities, and laboratory materials. The health occupations curriculum covers the following topics: personal awareness, fundamental health care and first aid, sciences, understanding human behavior, body mechanics, diagnostic data collection, pharmacology, therapeutic procedures, patient care, advanced nursing skills, advanced clinical skills, medical/dental office skills, dental anatomy and physiology, sterilization and disinfections, dental materials, laboratory procedures, chairside procedures, and dental radiology. The cosmetology curriculum covers: hand and foot care; hair pieces; hair, scalp, and facial treatment; facial makeup; distributive education skills; electricity and light therapy; hair coloring; hair shaping; hair waving and relaxing; hair styling; and shop operation. Since the curriculum calls for individualized learning, the program can range from one semester to two years of training. (MW)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Education, Cosmetology, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Dental Assistants, Health Services, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Materials, Job Training, Laboratory Procedures, Learning Activities, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC. European Area.
Note: For related documents, see CE 004 659-660 and CE 004 663-669; Twelve wall charts supporting the guides are available from Directorate, United States Dependents Schools, European Area, Dept of the Army. APO 0 9164 (Reference Wall Chart B, MAN 352-6, numbers 1-4)