ERIC Number: ED410451
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Nursing Principles & Skills. Teacher Edition.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.
This curriculum guide contains 14 units for a course on nursing principles and skills needed by practical nurses. The 14 units of instruction cover the following: (1) using medical terminology; (2) practicing safety procedures; (3) using the nursing process for care planning; (4) using infection control techniques; (5) preparing a patient environment; (6) completing documentation; (7) providing personal care; (8) providing for patient movement; (9) providing for urinary elimination; (10) providing for bowel elimination; (11) assessing vital signs; (12) assessing the patient; (13) applying heat and cold applications; and (14) providing care for patients requiring respiratory assistance. Each unit contains some or all of the following components: objective sheet, suggested activities, information sheet, instructional supplement, assignment sheet, job sheet, handouts, transparency masters, activity sheets, written test, and answers to assignment sheets and written test. Units are designed to be used for more than one class period. Academic skills training is combined with vocational training throughout the instructional materials. To assist teachers in identifying activities that promote basic skills development, a marking system of simple graphic symbols, or icons, is used to denote which of the following nine general basic skill categories is being emphasized: reading, science, creative thinking/problem solving, writing, oral communication, employability, math, interpersonal skills, and social studies. (KC)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Medical Services, Nurses, Nursing Education, Postsecondary Education, Practical Nursing, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center, Oklahoma Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (instructional package, 1 teacher and 10 student editions, order no. HO2034: $323; student edition, AD3034: $19; videotape, HO7034: $20).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.
Note: For other Practical Nursing courses, see ED 329 792, ED 380 619, ED 380 637, and CE 074 644-649. Printed on colored paper.