ERIC Number: ED340869
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Secondary Health Occupations Education Curriculum.
Matzen, Shelley; Muhl, V. Jane
This color coded curriculum guide for secondary health occupations in Iowa provides units for the first phase of the curriculum, career exploration of the health occupations. The nine units cover the following topics: (1) introduction to health occupations; (2) health occupations career exploration; (3) communication skills; (4) self-care and wellness; (5) ethical and legal aspects of health care; (6) the health team concept; (7) vital signs; (8) cardiopulmonary resuscitation; and (9) first aid. Each unit presents a unit overview, objectives, content, and methodology. The first six units also include a reference list of audiovisual materials, software, print materials, and resource organizations. The guide uses a three-column format, with the first column listing the unit objectives, the second column listing the matching content in outline form, and the third column stating the corresponding methodology for the objective and content. Not included in this guide but suggested as possible additions are units on terminology and anatomy/physiology. The program structure outline also lists state-approved courses for phase 2, which deals with specialized career instruction in a vocational area. (KC)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Career Exploration, Communication Skills, Course Content, Educational Resources, First Aid, Health Personnel, High Schools, Job Skills, Learning Modules, Legislation, Medical Services, Occupational Information, Paraprofessional Personnel, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Bureau of Career Education.
Authoring Institution: Iowa Univ., Iowa City.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa