ERIC Number: ED117316
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Training of Medical Laboratory Technicians: A Handbook for Tutors.
McMinn, Alex; Russell, Graham J.
Designed to serve as a guide to medical laboratory personnel seeking to improve their skills in teaching and instruction in the absence of a suitable course, the manual presents an extensive discussion on instructional techniques. Chapters include: Theory and Practice of Instruction, examining general considerations, individual and group instruction of technicians, and lesson plans; Objectives and Curriculum, discussing training aims and course content; Analysis and Presentation of Material, examining syllabuses and schemes of work, teacher preparation and presentation of instructions, demonstrations, and notes; Choice of Media, discussing a variety of aids; Examinations and Assessment, presenting external, internal, written, practical, and oral examinations and their design; The Student Medical Laboratory Technician, discussing the student's knowledge, skills, attitudes, selection, and induction; The Medical Laboratory Tutor, examining the tutor's character, role, duties, and training needs. All chapters contain reference lists. Appendixes supply specific and detailed information regarding: (1) the functions and responsibilities of various categories of technical laboratory personnel; (2) planning the training of medical laboratory technicians; (3) detailed planning of a training program for medical laboratory technicians; (4) a proposed program for training; (5) an example of a programed learning scheme; and (6) safety in the medical laboratory. (LH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Health Organization, Geneva (Switzerland).