ERIC Number: ED125423
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Sep-9
Reference Count: N/A
Overview to Health Professions Education: Health Education Commission Recommendations for Use in Developing the Illinois Master Plan--Phase IV.
McGill, J. T.
Recommendations for the preparation of health professionals in Illinois are made in order to: (1) ensure that an adequate number of health professionals are educated to meet the needs of Illinois citizens; (2) improve the distribution of available health manpower within the State; (3) enhance the access to health professions education programs for students; (4) maintain and improve the quality and breadth of the State's health professions education programs; and (5) meet these goals at a minimal reasonable cost to the taxpayers of the State. Specific recommendations discuss: (1) nursing and nursing assistant education; (2) allied health professionals, including clinical laboratory professionals and radiologic technologists, physical, occupational, respiratory, and radiation therapists, dental assistants, dental hygienists, and dental laboratory technicians, medical artists, medical dietitians, medical record professionals, and operating room technicians; (3) public health and health administration education; (4) podiatric medical education; (5) veterinary medicine education; and (6) pharmacy education. (Author/KE)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Educational Improvement, Educational Opportunities, Educational Supply, Health Occupations, Higher Education, Hospital Personnel, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Medical Education, Medicine, Nurses, Optometrists, Pharmacists, Program Descriptions, State Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield. Master Plan Committee.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois