ERIC Number: ED251664
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
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)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Communicable Diseases, Course Descriptions, Employment Opportunities, Employment Qualifications, Ethics, Health Occupations, Human Body, Individual Development, Legal Responsibility, Medical Assistants, Medical Services, Medical Vocabulary, Nurses Aides, Nutrition, Physiology, Prerequisites, Prevocational Education, Safety, School Districts, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
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.