ERIC Number: ED354313
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Activities Coordinator. A Competency-Based Curriculum Designed To Prepare Students for Entry-Level Employment.
Vocational Curriculum Resource Center of Maine, Fairfield.; Maine Association of Vocational Education Administrators.; Maine State Dept. of Education, Augusta. Bureau of Applied Technology and Adult Learning.
This curriculum was developed to assist instructors in planning and implementing a comprehensive, competency-based activities program to teach students skills for entry-level jobs as activities coordinators in nursing homes or extended-care facilities for older persons. The guide contains instructional units for each task listed on the job analysis chart developed through the Developing a Curriculum (DACUM) process. Each unit includes some or all of the following: introduction, conditions, task performance, safety requirements, reference materials, evaluation standards, and other materials. Units cover the following 16 tasks: examine effects of life-cycle issues, identify disease processes, address death and dying issues, establish interdepartmental coordination and communication, provide supervision, develop care plans, develop and implement activity programs, perform safety functions, implement individual handling techniques, operate special needs equipment, implement special therapeutic modalities, manage behavior, support nutritional requirements, address resident rights, establish and maintain community relations, and perform recordkeeping functions. (KC)
Descriptors: Activities, Allied Health Occupations Education, Competence, Competency Based Education, Coordinators, Course Content, Curriculum, Entry Workers, Job Skills, Learning Modules, Long Term Care, Nursing Homes, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Units of Study
Vocational Curriculum Resource Center of Maine, KVTC, 92 Western Avenue, Fairfield, ME 04937 (loan only).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Vocational Curriculum Resource Center of Maine, Fairfield.; Maine Association of Vocational Education Administrators.; Maine State Dept. of Education, Augusta. Bureau of Applied Technology and Adult Learning.