ERIC Number: ED397290
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jul-30
Reference Count: N/A
Mississippi Curriculum Framework for Health Care Assistant (Program CIP: 51.1614--Nursing Assistant/Aide). Postsecondary Programs.
Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
This document, which is intended for use by community and junior colleges throughout Mississippi, contains curriculum frameworks for the course sequences in the health care assistant program. Presented in the introductory section are a description of the program and suggested course sequence. Section I lists baseline competencies for the nurse assistant/aide program, and section II consists of outlines for each of the following courses in the sequence: fundamentals of health care assisting; health care assisting concepts and skills; human needs/growth and development; nutrition and hydration needs of clients; elements of body structure and function; special care procedures; first aid/emergency procedures; human needs/growth and development; nutrition and hydration long-term care aide; homemaker services; and home health aide. Each course outline contains some/all of the following: course name and abbreviation; course classification; course description; prerequisites; and competencies and suggested objectives. Recommended tools and equipment are listed in section III. Appended are lists of related academic topics and workplace skills for the 21st century and student competency profiles for both courses. (KC)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Community Colleges, Competence, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Educational Equipment, Home Health Aides, Leadership, Medical Assistants, Medical Services, Nurses Aides, Nursing Education, State Curriculum Guides, Statewide Planning, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi