ERIC Number: ED213940
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Health Occupations Curriculum Guide, 1981. Vocational Education Curriculum Guide. Bulletin No. 1635.
Cassimer, Myrna Harris; And Others
This curriculum guide, which combines concepts from the core and ladder curriculums, is designed to help health occupations teachers in Louisiana prepare grade 11 and 12 students with beginning level skills in a variety of health-related occupations. The ten units are Introduction to Health Careers (60 hours), Medical Terminology (60 hours), Human Behavior (80 hours), Body Structure and Function (80 hours), Nutrition (60 hours), Growth and Development (20 hours), Infection and Disease (30 hours), Basic Skills (90 hours), Emergency Care and Safety (60 hours), and Cooperative Program. The format for each unit is as follows: unit description, goal(s), time frame, topics/table of contents and unit outline that correlates objectives with unit outline (information to be taught), suggested activities, evaluation, and materials and resources. The tenth unit, Cooperative Health Occupations, has a classroom phase of one hour daily for one year, and the student must also obtain and maintain a job in a certifiable health occupation for 15 hours per week. Appendixes include sample forms. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Behavior, Behavioral Objectives, Clinical Experience, Communicable Diseases, Cooperative Education, Curriculum Guides, Diseases, Experiential Learning, First Aid, High Schools, Individual Development, Learning Activities, Medical Services, Medical Vocabulary, Nutrition, Physiology, Safety, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Div. of Vocational Education.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to small, light print.