ERIC Number: ED237713
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Health Care Organization and Issues. An Instructor Resource Guide. Appendix to a Final Report on the Paraprofessional Rurally Oriented Family Home Health Training Program.
Wallace, Susan W.; Myer, Donna Foster
This instructor's resource guide, one in a series of products from a project to develop an associate degree program for paraprofessional rural family health promoters, deals with teaching a course in health care organization and issues. Covered in the first section of the guide are the role of health care organization and health issues in rural health promotional training, general objectives and recommendations for instructors, and references and suggested course texts. A series of unit overviews dealing with the following topics is provided: a definition of health, the structure and function of the U.S. health care system, the financing of health, consumerism in health, ethics and issues in health care, and health care in the future. Each unit contains general and specific objectives, a course outline, and instructional notes. Concluding the guide are a discussion of methods and materials for student evaluation and a description of other materials in the Family Home Health Training Program series. (MN)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Associate Degrees, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Codes of Ethics, Community Health Services, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Core Curriculum, Definitions, Ethics, Family Health, Financial Support, Futures (of Society), Guidelines, Health Education, Health Facilities, Health Insurance, Health Needs, Health Personnel, Health Programs, Health Services, Higher Education, Home Health Aides, Home Programs, Hygiene, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Paraprofessional Personnel, Program Design, Program Implementation, Resource Units, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Baptist Coll. at Charleston, SC.
Identifiers - Location: United States