ERIC Number: ED259152
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Medical Laboratory Assistant. Laboratory Occupations Cluster.
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Coll. of Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Inst.
This task-based curriculum guide for medical laboratory assistant is intended to help the teacher develop a classroom management system where students learn by doing. Introductory materials include a Dictionary of Occupational Titles job code and title sheet, a career ladder, a matrix relating duty/task numbers to job titles, and a task list. Each task is then outlined in this format: statement of duty, statement of task, duty and task numbers, a checklist of achievement of competence, specification of required tools and equipment and resources, and lists of teacher activities and student learning activities. The tasks are categorized by 15 duties: employing laboratory safety procedures, communicating with employees and patients, using basic laboratory skills, operating laboratory equipment, collecting specimens, providing care and maintenance of equipment and supplies, preparing specimens for analysis, performing hematologic procedures, performing urinalysis, performing chemistry analysis, performing microbiology procedures, performing serologic procedures, performing blood bank procedures, performing clerical duties, and using employability skills. Other contents include student and class achievement records, tool/equipment lists, a bibliography, and Board of Registry information provided by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Curriculum Guides, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Evaluation Criteria, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Laboratory Equipment, Laboratory Procedures, Laboratory Safety, Laboratory Technology, Learning Activities, Medical Laboratory Assistants, Occupational Information, Secondary Education
Michigan Vocational Education Resource Center, 133 Erickson Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1034.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Vocational-Technical Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Coll. of Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Inst.
Note: For a related document, see CE 041 840.