ERIC Number: ED172020
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun-30
Reference Count: 0
A Procedure Manual for the Health Assistant Curriculum: Final Report.
Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park.
A secondary education health assistant curriculum procedure manual for six occupational areas is presented. The six areas, the number of procedures described for each area, and an example procedure follow: nursing assistant, forty-six (assist patient to and from a wheelchair); home health assistant, six (baby holds); medical/dental offices workers, forty-one (maintain appointment book); dental assistant, fifty-six (apply saliva ejector); medical assistant, thirteen (disinfect instruments); and medical laboratory assistant, twenty-two (perform hematocrit test). Each procedure states a performance objective, safety factors, equipment and supplies needed, and steps for performing the procedure. Many of the procedures also include instructor checklists. (A brief summary of the project undertaken to develop this manual is presented at the beginning of this document.) (JH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park.