Journal of Health Occupations Education

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List of Papers (Total 188)

Effects of Compressed Speech Theory Applied to Health Occupations Education Instruction

The purpose of this study was to investigate (a) normal, (b) 40% compressed, and (c) 80% compressed speech presentations of conceptual data for the “Burns” chapter from the Multimedia Standard First Aid book. The material was presented to randomly assigned intact groups of health occupations education 9th, 10th, llth, and 12th grade students from two country school systems in a...

Secondary Health Occupations: Implications for Program Development

The purpose was to determine interest in a secondary health careers program and in a health career by tenth and eleventh grade students in Nebraksa. Relationships between interest and sex, grade, and grade average were examined. Interest in a health career was expressed by 20% (1,326) of the 6,640 respondents and 2,375 indicated they would enroll in a health careers program if it...

History of Licensure in Several Occupations in the Health Professions

The origin of licensure in the medical professions is outlined beginning in Europe around the first century with the examination of potential physicians by the most respected physician in the land. Guilds developed and licensing bodies became university medical faculties. Prussia was the firet country to require specific courses for license eligibility whereas state control first...

Ramifications of DRGs on Health Care Delivery in New Jersey

Diagnosis Related Groups, a prospective payment plan, were pilot tested in New Jersey starting in 1980. Within three years, they became the cost containment mechanism governing the state’s hospital patient care. Many changes resulted from the impact of this financial mechanism; hospitals, doctors, health care providers and patients were all affected as well as Visiting Nurse...

Multi-Competency Health Professionals: A Revolution in Health Care

The health care industry is being driven by the same traditional economic forces that are found in the general business environment. This has been brought about by increased pressure to contain costs and maintain quality of care. Health care professionals are faced with having to assume new and more diversified roles in every segment of the health care industry. Increased demands...

The National Association of Health Occupations Teachers

The National Association of Health Occupations Teachers is a voluntary affiliated organization of the Health Occupations Division of the American Vocational Association. The business of the organization is conducted by an Executive Committee consisting of six members elected as officers by the membership. The general purposes of the organization are to promote a broad...

A Brief History and Assessment of the Health Occupations Education Division

The Health Occupations Education Division of the American Vocational Association is only 16 years old, but it has already compiled a history of accomplishments. The original interest group formed by an official of the United States Office of Education numbered 29 members in 1966; today, the Division boasts 2124 professional members. Division members have also organized a national...

A New Health Occupations of the Horizon: Respiratory Exercise Specialist

The purpose of this paper is to describe perceptions of a new health occupations program on the horizon--respiratory exercise specialist. This program was developed and implemented after a culmination of 20 years experience and research in the field of physical conditioning and respiratory exercise care. The program for kindergarten through grade 12, utilizes a seven-step method...

Association of Health Occupations Teacher Educators

The Association of Health Occupations Teacher Educators is a membership organization with the Health Occupations Education Division of the American Vocational Association. The business of the association is conducted by an Executive Committee consisting of six members including the president, president-elect, secretary, treasurer, and two members-at- large. The general purposes...

Relationship of the USDE Health Occupations Program Specialist to Health Occupations Programs Throughout the Nation

Serving as an information conduit between health care professional groups and associations and state health occupations educators is the primary focus of the Health Occupations Education Specialist in the U.S. Department of Education. The job description lists, among others, three assignments: provide national leadership in vocational health occupations education; identify and...

Status and Need for LPNs in Kentuckys

Over the past four decades, the Licensed Practical Nurse has become a significant provider of health care in the United States, An answer to a chronic nursing shortage, the licensed practical nurse came into being during World War II and now provides much of the basic, hands-on care for the sick and elderly. Additionally, these nurses can expect better-than-average job prospects...

Conflict-Handling Modes of Vocational Health Occupations Teachers, Nursing Supervisors and Staff Development Personnel

Conflict may be inevitable between teachers and students in practical nursing and allied health programs. Conflict is also a reality in health agencies. The purpose of this study was to determine the conflict-handling mode of vocational health occupations teachers, health agency staff development personnel, and nursing supervisors. The sample was 87 practical nursing instructors...

Implications and Impacts of Awareness Sessions in a Work Site Health Promotion Program

The purpose of this study was to evaluate one phase of an extensive worksite health promotion program, developed multidisciplinary health care professionals. A single was conducted using the Cardiac Health Questionnaire. results to card: climate and implemented by group pre-post design T-test and chi-square indicated significant changes in attitude and knowledge related ovascular...

Preparing Health Occupations Baccalaureate Graduates for the Dual Role of Teacher Administrator

Baccalaureate health occupations teacher education programs may not have prepared their baccalaureate graduates for the dual role of Teacher/Administrator. Since a major portion of these graduates function at the post-secondary level, a teacher or administrative license is not required in most states. To prepare them for this role, this article proposes units of instruction such...

Strategies for Incorporating Gerontology into a Health Occupations Curriculum

Health occupations teachers have an opportunity to play a significant role in a major dilemma, providing care for the ever increasing number of elderly people. They can help their students improve their understanding of the problems and concerns of elderly people and they can suggest various strategies to enable their students to provide quality care to those they serve. The...

Personality Traits of High School HOSA Officers

The purposes of this study were, for “high school student officers of HOSA$ to (a) measure personality trait characteristics, (b) describe sample norms for trait characteristics, (c) determine the typical personality preference, (d) determine personality preferences associated with various leadership positions, (e) develop normative descriptions, and (f) compare :personality...

Postsecondary Health Occupations Students

Applying knowledge of student learning styles has been one response to pressures for educational accountability. The purpose of this study was to identify the information and decision-making preferences of students enrolled in different health occupations programs and different educational settings. The findings indicated significant differences existed in the preference scores...

Cooperative Education in Health Occupations Education

The purpose of this article is to explain why and how the cooperative education method can be used in health occupations programs. Definitions are included for experiential learning, cooperative education and clinical experiences. Different types of cooperative education are explained and examples are given for cooperative education programs offered at secondary and postsecondary...