# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine II Task 1917040811

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the purpose of goal setting in the treatment of injuries.


Explanation should distinguish between short-term and long-term goals, and goals should be written using the SMART goals format:

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Attainable
  • Realistic
  • Time-bound

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is goal setting?
  • Why is goal setting important in the treatment of injuries?
  • What is the difference between a long-term and short-term goal in injury treatment?
  • How does the allied healthcare professional determine a realistic goal for injury treatment?
  • How will the criteria for reaching the goal be determined?
  • How will progress toward and completion of the goal be measured?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.


The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

Other Related Standards

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  • Describe the characteristics of a positive client experience.
  • Understand the stages of change model.
  • Describe characteristics of what effective communication skills are.
  • Describe the elements of effective SMART goal-setting techniques.