ERIC Number: ED309243
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Microcomputer Programs for Health Occupations Education. A Bibliography.
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Instructional Development and Services.
This annotated bibliography describes materials available for computer-assisted instruction in secondary and postsecondary health and allied health programs. The materials are suitable for use by regular, disadvantaged, and handicapped students and by students whose facility in English is limited. The bibliography includes software programs appropriate for the following areas of health occupations education: orientation to health and public service occupations; exploration of health occupations; practical health skills; principles of wellness; basic X-ray machine operator; cardiopulmonary technology; emergency medical technology (EMT and paramedic); home health aide; medical assisting; medical laboratory assisting; medical laboratory technology; nuclear medical technology; nursing assisting; nursing (associate degree); practical nursing; radiation therapy technology; radiographer; respiratory therapy; respiratory therapy technician; and surgical technology. Citations include teaching guides, interactive tutorials, games, simulations, reviews, and tests. Entries are presented in alphabetical order. Each entry provides this information: title, date, annotation, system requirements, and availability. Materials for inclusion in this bibliography were located through the Florida Educational Information Service (FEIS), which conducted searches of computerized information retrieval systems, specifically the Vocational Education Curriculum Materials (VECM) database on Bibliographic Retrieval Service (BRS) and the Microcomputer Software and Hardware Guide database on DIALOG. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Exploration, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Courseware, Disabilities, Emergency Medical Technicians, Home Health Aides, Medical Assistants, Medical Laboratory Assistants, Microcomputers, Nurses, Nurses Aides, Nursing Education, Postsecondary Education, Public Health, Radiologic Technologists, Radiology, Respiratory Therapy, Secondary Education, Special Education, Surgical Technicians, Therapists, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Instructional Development and Services.