ERIC Number: ED367822
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Oct
Skills for Health Care Assistants. Supplemental Units for Health Care and Nurse Assistants Programs. Student Guide. Revised.
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
This guide contains 13 units to be used as a supplement in nurse assistant and health services courses. The units are self-paced and contain simplified line drawings, controlled text, vocabulary development, and mathematics practice exercises. Units consist of objectives, an introduction, a content outline, steps of a procedure, skill sheets, written evaluations, reviews, and practical evaluations. The units cover the following topics: self-esteem; developing professional work attitudes; work maturity; organizing work; being sensitive to patients' needs; infection control; giving perineal care; giving perineal care with a catheter; ambulating a patient; giving range of motion exercises; measuring weight and height; giving decubitus care; and using basic mathematics skills. (KC)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Employment Potential, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Medical Assistants, Medical Services, Nurses Aides, Nursing Education, Nursing Homes, Postsecondary Education, Units of Study
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65202 (order no. 90-5641-S).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A