ERIC Number: ED475452
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards: Nursing Cluster.
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale.
These skill standards for the nursing cluster are intended to be a guide to workforce preparation program providers in defining content for their programs and to employers to establish the skills and standards necessary for job acquisition. An introduction provides the Illinois perspective; Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council requirements for occupational skill standards; sample format; occupational earnings and employment information; assumptions for these specific skill standards; and performance skill levels. The 81 skill standards are categorized into these 14 performance areas: communication; comfort, safety, and security of client/family/self; daily physical and comfort needs; basic physical care needs; nutritional needs; elimination; body mechanics; vital signs; accurate database; test management; surgical procedures; dressings; tissue oxygenation; and medication management. Components of each skill standard are performance area; skill standard, including conditions of performance, work to be performed, and performance criteria; performance elements; and performance assessment criteria, with a listing of required testing, certification, and/or licensing; product; and process. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Competency Based Education, Drug Therapy, High Schools, Higher Education, Job Skills, Medical Services, Nurses, Nurses Aides, Nursing, Nursing Education, Nutrition, Performance Based Assessment, Postsecondary Education, State Standards
Curriculum Publications Clearinghouse, Western Illinois University Horrabin Hall 46, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455-1390. Tel: 800-322-3905 (Toll Free); Fax: 309-298-2869; e-mail: CPC@wiu.edu; Web site: http://www.standards.siu.edu/. For full text: http://www.standards.siu.edu/books/pdf/nursing.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois