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ERIC Number: ED251664
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 49
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Allied Health Occupations I (Health Assistant). Middletown Public Schools Curriculum Standards.
Middletown Public Schools, CT.
This volume outlines the requirements and content of a first-year course in allied health occupations education that is intended to prepare students for entry-level employment in such allied health occupations as nurse's aide and health assistant. Addressed in the individual units of the course are the following topics: health worker qualifications; career opportunities in the allied health field; basic medical terminology; anatomy and physiology; legal and ethical responsibilities of a health assistant; medical aspects of infection control; sick patient care; proper care of patient unit equipment and supplies; growth, development, and the maturation process; diet and nutrition; and safety. The first part of the volume sets forth standards pertaining to the primary objective of the course; its content; its target audience, duration, and prerequisites; and course requirements. The bulk of the guide is a unit-by-unit listing of behavioral objectives that are cross-referenced to various textbooks and instructional resources. Concluding the volume is a sample student evaluation checklist. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Bureau of Vocational Program Planning and Development.
Authoring Institution: Middletown Public Schools, CT.
Note: For related documents, see CE 040 276-281.