ERIC Number: ED416387
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Jan
Student Writings for Home Care Challenge. Volumes I-II. National Workplace Literacy Grant.
Carroll Community Coll., Westminster, MD.
These two volumes contain research papers and personal reflections developed as culminating projects by adult students involved in workplace literacy classes in nursing homes, hospitals, and home care agencies. The first volume contains 18 papers: "What You Need to Know about Cancer" (Grace Bopst); "What Nursing Assistants Need to Know about Heart Attacks" (Phyllis Brown); "What Nursing Assistants Need to Know about the Elderly" (Barbara Cole); "Happiness on the Job and Volunteering" (Kathy Curfman); "A Greenhouse for Carroll Lutheran Village" (Robin Egolf); "Dementia: One Family's Journey" (Christi Fewster); "Meeting the Challenge of Diabetes through Insulin Infusion Therapy" (Cathy Flinn); "What Is There to Gain If There Is Nothing to Lose" (Cathy Flinn); "What Nursing Assistants Need to Know about Women and Health after 60" (Teresa Harmon); "What Home Health Aides Need to Know about Strokes" (Janie Heinrich); "Seasonings in the Communication Train of Thought" (Mathea Inglich); "Maintaining Professional Ethics with Compassion by Identifying Spirituality" (Patricia Morrill); "What Retirement Community Employees Need to Know about Aging" (Patti Nott); "What You Need to Know about Lupus" (Joy Plaine); "The Home Health Aide: A Multifunctional Role" (Cindy Richardson); "Hospice Care and Why Carroll Lutheran Village Needs a Hospice Unit" (Tracy Stewart); "What Nursing Assistants Need to Know about Dementia" (Tonya Stonesifer); "Teamwork" (Carol Colson et al.) and "A Day in the Life of a Nurses' Aide" (Bobbie Buffington). These 21 papers make up the second volume: "The Need for My Job" (Pennie DiVenti, Rita Folk); "Alzheimer's Disease (AD)" (Georgia Folk); "What the Layman Caregiver Needs to Know about Death and Dying" (Dottie Jacobs); "What Nursing Assistants Need to Know about Depression and Terminal Illness" (Caroline Kauffman); "What Home Health Aides Need to Know about A.L.S. [Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis]" (Ginny Mathis); "A Death Experience" (Okima Moore); "What You Need to Know about Paraprofessionals" (Roberta Stonesifer); "What Every Home Health Care Worker Needs to Know about Burnout" (Patricia Bell); "What Nursing Assistants Need to Know about Depression in Adolescents" (Denise Feliciano); "What Home Health Aides Need to Know about Muscular Dystrophy" (Rose Mackall); "What Nursing Assistants Need to Know about Parkinson's Disease" (Mary Sanders); "What Nursing Assistants Need to Know about Multiple Sclerosis" (Barbara Wehrman); "Bill's Story: 'What Happens to Me Now'" (Jessie Baldwin); "Humor at Work" (James Cooper); "Understanding Adolescent Depression and Suicide" (Wanda Grimes); "Hospital: A Place of Healing and Work" (Laura Harrison); "Coping with Stress in Health Care" (Helen Kreit); "How Employers Should Help People with Mental Illness Succeed on the Job" (Jill Maurer); "Effective Communication on the Job" (Minnette Nokes); "The Lack of Affordable Daycare" (Cathy Wall); and "Knowing How to Care If I Must Be the One" (Joan Willis). (KC)
Publication Type: Creative Works
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Carroll Community Coll., Westminster, MD.
Note: For related documents, see CE 075 858-859.