ERIC Number: ED480310
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Ohio Health Technology Competency Profile.
Boudreau, Joyce; Miller, Lavonna F.
This document, which was jointly developed by representatives from a broad cross-section of Ohio's health care industries and educators representing Ohio's schools and colleges, is intended as a foundation for developing an integrated delivery system to prepare students for careers in health care. The document's introductory section presents background information on college tech prep, Ohio's health technology state competency profile, and the Ohio model of health care core standards, along with a key to the profile codes and an overview of the components of Ohio's model tech prep program for health occupations. The remainder of the document presents the Ohio model's 15 units, which cover the following topics: anatomy and physiology; diseases and disorders; communication/technology; organizational systems; employability skills; legal practices; ethics; safety practices; teamwork; health maintenance for providers; health maintenance for individuals/communities; the therapeutic/diagnostic core; the therapeutic cluster; the diagnostic cluster; and the information services cluster. Each unit includes competencies, key competency indicators, the grade level at which each competency should be taught, and ratings of individual competency's importance. The following items are appended: a resource list; lists of the health technology profile review panel members; sample program delivery models and pathway forms; and academic and career cluster integrated technical and academic competencies. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Diseases, Education Work Relationship, Employment Qualifications, Health Facilities, Health Promotion, Health Services, Job Skills, Models, Occupational Clusters, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Standards, Tech Prep, Units of Study, Vocational Education
For full text: http://www.ohtpcs.org/cp/health.asp.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Career-Technical and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.; Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio