ERIC Number: ED430152
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Mar-26
Reference Count: N/A
Health Technologies State Tech Prep Competency Profile.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
This "tech prep" state competency profile contains all the competencies required and recommended for entry-level employees in occupations in the health technologies cluster. Introductory materials include the following: descriptions of the different types of competencies (essential ones that must be included in all new tech prep programs and recommended ones), definitions that broadly describe occupations within the health technologies cluster, explanation of leveling codes used in the profile, summary (listing) of the competencies divided into 71 units, and a matrix that indicates whether a unit is required or recommended for each of 11 occupations. The occupations are as follows: radiographer, respiratory care therapist, physical therapist assistant, registered nurse--associate degree, medical laboratory technician, emergency medical technician, dental hygienist, health information technician, exercise technologist, ophthalmic technician, and medical assistant. The competencies categorized under units follow. Each competency is presented in a one-page format that indicates the unit, whether the competency is essential or recommended, the grade level (by the end of grade 12 or by the end of the associate degree) and the depth (introduce, reinforce or add depth, and proficient), academic code (communications, mathematics, or science related), the competency, and list of competency builders (more specific competencies). (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Associate Degrees, Competence, Competency Based Education, Dental Hygienists, Emergency Medical Technicians, Entry Workers, Medical Assistants, Medical Record Technicians, Medical Services, Medical Technologists, Nurses, Nursing Education, Ophthalmology, Physical Therapy Aides, Radiographers, Respiratory Therapy, State Programs, State Standards, Tech Prep, Therapists, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio