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ERIC Number: ED406559
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Sep
Pages: 844
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Health Care Assistant Core. Instructor Manual.
Feilner, Veronica; Robling, Jeannine
This document contains the core curriculum for a basic high school course for health care assistants. It is designed as a 1-semester course of study, after which students can take a course in an emphasis area, such as veterinary, nursing, pharmacology, or physical therapy, in which they learn skills for specific entry-level jobs. The curriculum guide begins with the following background information: a health occupations curriculum flowchart; a bibliography listing 51 references; a cross-reference of lessons from the nurse assistant in a long-term care facility curriculum with the health care assistant core; National Health Care Core Skill Standards; and a cross-reference of the National Health Care Core Skill Standards and the health care assistant core. The guide is divided into six units that cover the following topics: (1) the health care delivery system; (2) communication and observation skills; (3) safety; (4) concepts of microbiology; (5) anatomy and physiology; and (6) life stages. Within each unit, lesson plans break the content into manageable classroom lessons. Lesson plans contain some or all of the following: scope of the unit, lesson objectives, supplementary teaching and learning items, an informational assignment, references, an introduction, a lesson outline, summary, and conclusion, procedures for demonstrations (as needed), interaction items, classroom and laboratory activities, evaluation items with answers, and handouts. (KC)
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri, 8 London Hall, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65202; phone: 800-669-2465; http://www.iml.coe.missouri.edu (order no. 50-1013-I).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.