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ERIC Number: ED371229
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 39
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Occupational Education.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina