ERIC Number: ED237716
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Paraprofessional Skills I and Paraprofessional Skills II. An Instructor Resource Guide. An Appendix to a Final Report on the Paraprofessional Rurally Oriented Family Home Health Training Program.
Westfall, Barbara C.; 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 paraprofessional skills. Covered in the first section of this guide are the role of paraprofessional skills in rural health promotional training, general objectives and recommendations for instructors, suggested laboratory procedures, references, and recommended course texts. A series of unit overviews dealing with the following topics are provided: disease and illness, disorders and diseases of the body systems, the cardiovascular system, disorders and diseases of the reproductive tract, maternal and child health, health care needs and problems of the geriatric client, and first aid and emergency. Each unit overview contains general and specific objectives and a content outline. 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, Cardiovascular System, Child Development, Child Rearing, Classroom Techniques, Core Curriculum, Diseases, Family Health, First Aid, Guidelines, Health Education, Health Needs, Health Personnel, Higher Education, Home Health Aides, Human Body, Hygiene, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Older Adults, Paraprofessional Personnel, Pregnancy, Reproduction (Biology), Resource Units, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Student Evaluation, 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.
Note: For related documents, see CE 037 711-717. Cover title varies.