ERIC Number: ED227274
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jul-11
Reference Count: N/A
Medical Service Specialist, Blocks I & II, 10-10. Military Curriculum Materials for Vocational and Technical Education.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Air Force Training Command, Sheppard AFB, TX.
This first course of a two-course, postsecondary-level series for medical service specialists is one of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to vocational instruction and curriculum development in a civilian setting. The purpose stated for the 50-hour course is to provide training in the basic theory and skills for providing nursing care and treatment to patients in medical wards, dispensaries, and clinics. Information and training is designed for students at the apprentice level. Two blocks of instruction cover Nursing Fundamentals I (ethics, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, vital signs, admission and disposition of patients, hospital and environmental safety, lifting and moving, intake and output procedures, medical material procedures, and common disease-causing organisms) and Nursing Fundamentals II (diet, comfort and hygiene, medical and surgical aseptic techniques, application of heat and cold, and nursing care of surgical patient). Instructor materials include a course chart and plan of instruction detailing the units of instruction, criterion objectives, and support materials needed. Student materials include 12 study guides or workbooks with exercises and problems, four programed texts, and a handout of anatomical drawings. Suggested audiovisual aids are not provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Learning Activities, Medical Assistants, Medical Services, Nurses, Nurses Aides, Nursing Education, Postsecondary Education, Programed Instructional Materials, Safety, Textbooks, Vocational Education, Workbooks
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Air Force Training Command, Sheppard AFB, TX.