ERIC Number: ED350450
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Medical Assisting Program Standards.
Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
This publication contains statewide standards for the medical assisting program in Georgia. The standards are divided into 12 categories; Foundations (philosophy, purpose, goals, program objectives, availability, evaluation); Admissions (admission requirements, provisional admission requirements, recruitment, evaluation and planning); Program Structure (curriculum design, program numbering system, program consistency, exit points, credentials, course code, course consistency, course sequence, electives, course transferability); Program Evaluation and Planning (program evaluation, program planning, enrollment, graduation, and placement levels, attrition levels, student performance); Instructional Program (course content, course objectives, course instruction, occupation-based instruction, evaluation of students, grading system, laboratory management, equipment, supplies, and materials, physical facility); Academic Skills (academic requirements); Employability Skills (job acquisition, job retention and advancement); Staff (faculty qualifications and responsibilities); Advisory Committee (function, membership, meetings); Special Needs (commitment); Equity (commitment); and Health and Safety (commitment). Each standard consists of these components: standard statement, explanatory comment, and evaluative criteria. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Clinical Experience, Competency Based Education, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Medical Assistants, Medical Record Administrators, Office Practice, Pharmacology, Physiology, Postsecondary Education, State Standards, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia