12 terms

Intro to Health Occupations

health care systems
private facilities, voluntary or nonprofit agencies, trends in health care
careers in health care
dental, diagnostic, emergency, health info & communication, mental & social services, mortuary, nursing, nutrition & dietary, therapeutic, vet
personal qualities of a health care worker
personal appearance & characteristics, teamwork, professional leadership, stress & time management
legal and ethical responsibilities
ethics, patients' rights, professional standards
medical terminology
using medical abbreviations, interpreting word parts
anatomy and physiology
body planes & systems
integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, special senses, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine, and reproductive
human growth and development
life stages, death & dying, human needs, effective communications
geriatric care
myths of aging, physical changes, psychosocial changes, confusion & disorientation
promotion of safety
using body mechanics, preventing accidents & injuries, fire safety
preparing for the world of work
bleeding, shock, poisoning, burns, heat & cold exposure, bone & joint injuries
vital skills
measuring and recording vital signs, temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure; graphing TPR, blood pressure