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This document, which reflects Mississippi's statutory requirement that instructional programs be based on core curricula and performance-based assessment, contains outlines of the instructional units required in local instructional management plans and daily lesson plans for allied health I and II. Presented first are a program description and course outlines. Section I contains curriculum frameworks for both clusters, and section II contains outlines of the instructional units required in each cluster. Units in cluster I are as follows: course overview; career awareness and exploration; medical, legal, and ethical responsibility; universal precautions; safety; medical terminology; body structure and function and applied skills; and human growth and development. Units in cluster II include the following: computers in the health care system, therapeutic health care careers, emergency health care careers, psychosocial health care careers, patient contact care careers, public health careers, diagnostic and laboratory health care careers, health care administrative careers, employability skills, dental health care careers, support services in health care careers, and animal health care careers. Each unit includes suggested time on tasks, competencies and objectives, teaching strategies, assessment strategies, and resources. Recommended tools and equipment are listed in section III. Appended are lists of related academic topics and workplace skills for the 21st century and student competency profiles for both courses. (YLB)

Descriptors: Academic Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Awareness, Career Exploration, Classroom Techniques, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computers, Core Curriculum, Dental Assistants, Educational Equipment, Emergency Medical Technicians, Employment Potential, Employment Qualifications, Home Health Aides, Job Skills, Leadership, Medical Assistants, Medical Laboratory Assistants, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Therapists, Veterinary Assistants, Vocational Education

Author: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=12492&id=ED397286

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