ERIC Number: ED230791
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Nurse Aide. D.O.T. No. 355.674-014. Student's Individualized Study Packet. First Edition.
East Texas State Univ., Commerce. Occupational Curriculum Lab.
Developed for students in a cooperative training program in health occupations education, this study guide is designed for individualized study of competencies for nurse aides, orderlies, and attendants. It follows the general responsibilities outlined in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. The occupational outlook and job description are first presented. Information sheets, assignment sheets, and job sheets are then provided for each competency. Competencies included for Nurse Aide, Medical Service are: answer signal lights and bells to determine patient's needs; bathe patient; assist patient to dress or undress; serve and remove patient trays; feed patient; transport or assist patient to walk; drape patient for examinations or treatment; dust and clean patients' rooms; change bed linens; run errands and direct visitors; answer telephone; take and record temperature, pulse, and respiration rates; measure and record food and liquid intake and output; apply cold; and apply heat. For Nurse Aide, Central Supply, the competencies are: prepare dressing packs; sterilize packs, trays, and other supplies; clean supplies; prepare treatment trays; and issue and store supplies. Competencies for Nurse Aide, Delivery, are prepare patients for delivery, and clean delivery rooms. For Nurse Aide, Nursery, the competencies are bathe, weigh, dress, and feed newborns. Other contents of the guide include student progress charts, assignment sheet answers, tests, and test answers. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Cooperative Education, Individualized Instruction, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Medical Services, Nurses Aides, Nursing, Tests
Occupational Curriculum Lab., East Texas State University, Commerce, TX 75428.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Occupational Education and Technology.
Authoring Institution: East Texas State Univ., Commerce. Occupational Curriculum Lab.