ERIC Number: ED359348
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Patient Care Assistant. Florida Vocational Program Guide.
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Instructional Development and Services.
This program guide identifies primary considerations in the organization, operation, and evaluation of a patient care assistant program. An occupational description and program content are presented. A curriculum framework specifies the exact course title, course number, levels of instruction, major course content, laboratory activities, special notes, major course concepts, and intended outcomes. Student performance standards are a resource list of job-specific competencies. The next section includes facility design criteria, information on safety, and suggested equipment and supplies. The section on implementation considers student learning guides, student organization participation, and a sample student code of ethics statement. A section on professional considerations lists certification coverage for patient care assistant and professional organizations and support services. The final section lists the following instructional resources: information on a test item bank, sources of print and audiovisual materials and software, instructor-recommended materials, and Florida Educational Information Service services. A sample student learning guide is appended. A Career Merit Achievement Plan (Career MAP) displays the student performance standards required by the local education agency and documents students' level of achievement. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Attendants, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Home Health Aides, Job Skills, Nurses Aides, Nursing, Occupational Information, Performance, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Guides, Program Implementation, Secondary Education, State Programs, Statewide Planning
Division of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education, Bureau of Career Development and Educational Improvement, Florida Education Center, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 (order no. HO 206 BK 91, guide; HO 205 BK 91, Career Merit Achievement Plan).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
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.
Identifiers - Location: Florida