ERIC Number: ED263444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Math on the Job. Nurse Aide/Assistant.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
This booklet is intended to help mainstreamed mentally retarded, emotionally disturbed, or learning disabled high school students acquire a basic understanding of the responsibilities and working conditions of nurse aides/assistants and to practice basic math skills necessary in the occupation. The first section provides a brief introduction to the occupation by focusing upon those job tasks of a nurse aide/assistant with which the student is likely to be familiar. The next two sections deal with the work environment of the typical nurse aide/assistant and the training, education, and experience needed for the occupation. Exercises addressing basic math skills used by nurse aides/assistants are provided. Various suggestions are listed for students interested in further exploring the occupation of nurse aide/assistant. A glossary and answer sheet conclude the booklet. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Note: For the other booklets in this series, see CE 042 963-994.