ERIC Number: ED306459
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Aug-30
Reference Count: N/A
Medical Services Assistant Curriculum.
Leeman, Phyllis A.
Designed to develop 12th-grade multiple competencies courses, this curriculum prepares the student to assist a physician, dentist, or other health professional with the management of a medical office and to perform basic health services procedures. Course descriptions are provided for the two courses in the curriculum: medical services assistant (full year, one credit) and medical services assistant office procedures and work experience (two semesters, half credit each). The content of the medical services assistant course is also outlined. Fourteen lesson plans are provided. Each lesson plan consists of these components: list of competencies, introduction, content outline, evaluation and feedback suggestions, list of materials needed, and supplemental materials as required--visual aids for the teacher, evaluation sheets, quizzes, handouts, and homework assignments. Lesson topics include measuring temperatures, measuring and recording oral temperatures, cleaning thermometers, measuring pulse and respiration, measuring and recording a radial pulse, measuring blood pressure, measuring and recording blood pressure, special senses: the eye, Snellen eye screening, measuring height and weight of an adult, measuring the height and weight of an infant, testing blood for glucose, testing urine for glucose and acetone, and testing stool for occult blood. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: East Hartford Board of Education, CT.