# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine I Task 1917040807

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the role of OSHA in the sports medicine profession.


Explanation should include a review of universal precautions and awareness of employers' responsibilities to provide prevention strategies and follow-up procedures related to transmission of blood-borne pathogens.

See Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are universal precautions?
  • What is infectious waste?
  • What is contaminated waste?
  • What are disposal procedures for infectious and contaminated waste?
  • What are prevention strategies related to prevention of transmission of blood-borne pathogens?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will apply social science skills to understand economic systems by

  1. identifying the basic economic questions encountered by all economic systems;
  2. comparing the characteristics of traditional, free market, command, and mixed economies, as described by Adam Smith and Karl Marx; and
  3. evaluating the impact of the government’s role in the economy on individual economic freedoms.


The student will apply social science skills to understand that in a democratic republic, thoughtful and effective participation in civic life is characterized by

  1. exercising personal character traits such as trustworthiness, responsibility, and honesty;
  2. obeying the law and paying taxes;
  3. serving as a juror;
  4. participating in the political process and voting in local, state, and national elections;
  5. performing public service;
  6. keeping informed about current issues;
  7. respecting differing opinions and the rights of others;
  8. practicing personal and fiscal responsibility;
  9. demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that foster the responsible and respectful use of digital media; and
  10. practicing patriotism.

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HOSA Competitive Events (High School)

Health Professions Events


Sports Medicine


Teamwork Events


Biomedical Debate