ERIC Number: ED374256
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Health Occupations Education. Vocational Education Program Courses Standards.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education.
This document contains vocational education program courses standards (curriculum frameworks and student performance standards) for exploratory courses, practical arts courses, and job preparatory programs in health occupations (HO) education offered at the secondary or postsecondary level as a part of Florida's comprehensive vocational education program. Each standard is composed of two parts: a curriculum framework and student performance standards. The curriculum framework includes four major sections: major concepts and content, laboratory activities, special notes, and intended outcomes. Student performance standards are listed for each intended outcome. Program and course standards are based upon competencies required for entry, advancement, and upgrading in health occupations. The program courses standards in this guide include the following subjects: orientation to health and public service occupations; exploration of HO; medical skills and services; allied health medical science; basic X-ray machine operator; cardiovascular technology; central service technology; coder specialist; dental aide, assisting, hygiene, laboratory assisting, laboratory technology, and laboratory technology and management; diagnostic medical sonography specialist and technology; electrocardiograph aide and technology; emergency medical services and technician; first responder; funeral services; health care services; health information management; HO cooperative education; HO education directed study; health service occupations and management; health unit coordinator; histologic technology; home health aide; hospital housekeeping supervision; human services; massage; medical assisting, clinical dosimetry, clinical dosimetry measurement, laboratory assisting, laboratory technology (associate degree and certificate), and record transcribing; midwifery; nuclear medicine technology; nursing assistant and associate degree; occupational therapy assistant; ophthalmic dispensing and technician; optometric assistant; paramedic; patient care assistant; pharmacy technician; phlebotomy; physical therapist assistant; practical nursing; psychiatric technology; radiation protection technology, therapy specialist, and therapy technology; radiography; respiratory care and technician; surgical technology; unit treatment and rehabilitation; veterinary technology; and vision care assisting and technology/opticianry. (KC)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Health Occupations, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Florida Department of Education, Division of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education, Bureau of Vocational Programs and Services, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 (order no. HO 167 BK 94).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education.
Identifiers - Location: Florida