ERIC Number: ED335498
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Aug-28
Allied Health Occupations. Final Report.
Farmington Public Schools, CT.
A curriculum is provided for a full-year course that offers a practical and career-oriented exploratory program dealing with allied health careers. Targeted for high school juniors and seniors with little or no life science background and an interest in health occupations, the course is designed to be a hands-on, experience-oriented practical treatment of many areas included under the heading of allied health professions. Course objectives and skills are listed. Seven units are as follows: health care systems; interpersonal communication skills; basic health care skills; anatomy and physiology; vocational opportunities; medical ethics; and medical terminology. Each unit consists of these components: time allocation; objectives; content outline; list of activities; suggestions for evaluation; bibliography; and list of additional resources (media and software). Other contents include a suggested topics and time sequence, suggested weekly organization, a list of allied health occupations contact people (collaborating agencies and representatives for the central Connecticut region), and a 37-item bibliography. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Behavioral Objectives, Bioethics, Biological Sciences, Career Education, Career Exploration, Careers, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides, Employment Opportunities, Experiential Learning, Grade 11, Grade 12, High Schools, Interpersonal Communication, Learning Activities, Medical Services, Medical Vocabulary, Physiology
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: Farmington Public Schools, CT.