ERIC Number: ED387687
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Registered Nurse (Associate Degree).
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
This document, which is designed for use in developing a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of registered nurse (with an associate degree), lists technical competencies and competency builders for 19 units pertinent to the health technologies cluster in general and 5 units specific to the occupation of registered nurse. The following skill areas are covered in the general units: employability; professionalism; teamwork; computer literacy; documentation; infection control and risk management; medical terminology; anatomy, physiology, and pathology; medical law and ethics; psychology of stress; psychology of human relations; first aid and medical emergencies; general administrative duties; vital signs; nutrition; basic pharmacology; patient education; examinations; and laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures. The 5 units specific to the occupation of registered nurse list a total of 42 competencies in the following areas: nursing process (perform patient physical assessment, collect patient data, formulate nursing diagnoses, administer laboratory management skills, formulate/implement plans of patient-centered care); nursing communication (interview and educate patients, demonstrate research strategies and evaluation/management procedures); clinical procedures (perform invasive and noninvasive procedures); advanced nursing concepts (respond to special physical and emotional needs of patients with selected disorders); and medication use. (MN)
Descriptors: Anatomy, Biomedical Equipment, Career Development, Communicable Diseases, Communication Skills, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Literacy, Disease Control, Drug Therapy, Employment Qualifications, Equipment Utilization, Ethics, First Aid, High Schools, Human Relations, Legal Responsibility, Malpractice, Medical Evaluation, Medical Services, Medical Vocabulary, Negligence, Nurses, Nursing, Nursing Education, Nutrition, Pathology, Patient Education, Pharmacology, Physiology, Recordkeeping, Risk Management, Stress Management, Teamwork, Tech Prep, Technical Occupations, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
Note: In: Tech-Prep Competency Profiles within the Health Technologies Cluster; see CE 070 086.