ERIC Number: ED359350
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Respiratory Therapy and Respiratory Therapy Technician. 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 respiratory therapy and respiratory therapy technician programs. An occupational description and program content are presented. The 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 sample student code of ethics statement. A section on professional considerations addresses certification and lists professional organizations and support services. The final section lists the following instructional resources: a contact for information on a test item bank; sources of print materials, software, and instructor-developed materials; journals recommended and study resources developed by the National Board for Respiratory Care; instructor-recommended materials; and Florida Educational Information Service services. A sample student learning guide is appended. Two Career Merit Achievement Plans (Career MAP) display the student performance standards required by the local education agency and documents students' level of achievement. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Job Skills, Medical Assistants, Medical Services, Occupational Information, Paraprofessional Personnel, Performance, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Guides, Program Implementation, Respiratory Therapy, Secondary Education, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Therapists
Division of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education, Bureau of Career Development and Educational Improvement, Florida Education Center, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 (order no. HO 199 BK 90, guide; HO 202 BK 90, 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