ERIC Number: ED198383
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Emergency Care Skills for Occupational Health Nurses.
North Carolina State Dept. of Community Colleges, Raleigh. Occupational Information Center.
Designed for use in community colleges, technical colleges, and technical institutes, this manual contains a course for teaching emergency care skills to both licensed practical and registered nurses employed in occupational health. The manual consists of three sections. In section 1 the need for the course, its content, objectives, length, availability, and requirements are outlined. Student requirements, developing test materials, and credit and certificates of completion are discussed in section 2. The third section consists of eleven lessons. Each lesson contains a list of objectives, required materials, and instructor references as well as a detailed lesson plan, including times allotted for various activities. Lesson topics include medico-legal aspects and record keeping; chest injuries, airway obstructions, and control of bleeding; shock; basic life support; oxygen therapy and equipment; facilities; injuries to the head, nervous system, abdomen, and genitourinary system; medical emergencies; childbirth; environmental emergencies; and patient handling. Appendixes contain a suggested class schedule, lesson titles and reading assignments, an instructor reference list, Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements for occupational health medical facilities, a material safety data sheet, a list of competencies and skills for occupational health nurses, and emergency care skills for occupational health nurses' examinations. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Guidelines, Injuries, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Material Development, Medical Services, Nurses, Postsecondary Education, Practical Nursing, Professional Continuing Education, Program Development, Skills, Teaching Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Community Colleges, Raleigh. Occupational Information Center.