ERIC Number: ED263389
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Jun-15
Geriatric Curriculum. Health Homemaking Clinical.
Manchester Board of Education, CT.
This document is a curriculum guide for a one semester course in geriatrics designed to be taught in high schools in Connecticut. Following introductory material about course philosophy and objectives, and a course outline, the guide contains nine units. Each unit consists of some or all of the following items: time allotment, overview, outline of subject matter, performance objectives, and student learning activities keyed to needed resources. Units cover the following topics: the normal progression of aging, the older person within the community, special needs and problems of the elderly, consumerism, food management, home management, recreation, career opportunities in geriatrics, and clinical guidelines. A list of additional resources (books and films) and a number of handouts complete the guide. (KC)
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Allied Health Occupations Education, Consumer Economics, Course Content, Course Organization, Educational Gerontology, Educational Resources, Employment Opportunities, Foods Instruction, Geriatrics, High Schools, Home Economics, Home Health Aides, Home Management, Homemaking Skills, Learning Activities, Older Adults, Recreation, State Curriculum Guides, Visiting Homemakers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Bureau of Vocational Services.
Authoring Institution: Manchester Board of Education, CT.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut