ERIC Number: ED371229
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Health Care Assisting Lesson Planning Guide for Long-Term Care Aide Certification. South Carolina Health Occupations Education.
South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Occupational Education.
This document consists of 13 competency outlines/lesson plans that have been developed for use in preparing students for certification as long-term care aides through South Carolina's health occupations education program. The following competencies are covered in the individual lessons: identify the function and responsibilities of nurses aides; identify and demonstrate communication skills; describe myths, ageism, and residents' rights; define and discuss death, dying, grieving, and spirituality; discuss mental health, social services, and activity needs; describe normal physiological changes in the elderly; identify and discuss safety precautions; demonstrate infection control; identify and discuss nutritional needs; define and demonstrate the principles of body mechanics; discuss basic restorative services; discuss and demonstrate the principles of measuring and recording intake and output; and demonstrate personal care skills for patients. Included in each lesson plan are the following: unit title, competency statement, performance objective, lists of basic skills covered and basic skills objectives, instructional activities, required instructional materials/resources, and evaluation methods/criteria. Appended are a clinical competency evaluation form, list of required laboratory equipment/supplies, and bibliography. (MN)
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Evaluation Criteria, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Long Term Care, Medical Services, Minimum Competencies, Nurses Aides, Older Adults, Records (Forms), Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Student Certification, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Occupational Education.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina