ERIC Number: ED342963
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Prontuario para la Ensenanza del Curso Asistente de Salud en el Hogar. Documento de Trabajo (Handbook for the Home Health Aide Course. Working Document).
Puerto Rico State Dept. of Education, Hato Rey. Area for Vocational and Technical Education.
This handbook is intended for a 2-year secondary course for home health aides. Introductory information includes a description of the occupation, prerequisites, general objectives, and a chart depicting the number of hours and weeks devoted to each unit. The course outline covers 12 units: (1) the occupation of home health aide; (2) principles of growth and development; (3) psychological aspects of patient care; (4) ethical and legal considerations; (5) preventing infection; (6) nutrition; (7) illnesses and disorders of bodily systems; (8) fundamentals of patient care; (9) assisting with medication; (10) rehabilitation; (11) helping with home management; and (12) job search and other employability skills. Other contents are as follows: a list of competencies for each unit; teaching strategies, resources, and materials; evaluation methods; and 36 references. (SK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Puerto Rico State Dept. of Education, Hato Rey. Area for Vocational and Technical Education.