Describe physical healthcare knowledge and skills needed by workers in family and human services occupations.
Description should include
- basic first aid procedures (e.g., cardiopulmonary resuscitation [CPR], automated external defibrillator [AED])
- universal precautions (e.g., proper handling of bodily fluids)
- emergency preparedness (e.g., having a disaster kit, having evacuation and intruder plans)
- signs and symptoms of common illnesses
- issues involved with death and dying
- a holistic approach to personal care (e.g., making occupied and unoccupied beds, providing leisure activities, providing hair care)
- the measurement and recording of vital signs
- rehabilitation plans for people with specific needs
- documentation of healthcare services.
- What are some consequences of not having a working knowledge of healthcare practices?
- How can information be gathered from clients to document abilities?
- How can knowledge and training be obtained?
- How can human services professionals communicate to the families of clients?
- How should the confidentiality of information gathered about a client be protected?
- How can a human services professional demonstrate knowledge and confidence?
- Where can one obtain training in health care?
- What are the relevant certifications available to personnel in the family and human services field?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
- Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
- Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
- Analyze technical writing for clarity.
- Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
Families First: Families Today
Families First: Meet the Challenge
Families First: You-Me-Us
Power of One: A Better You
Power of One: Family Ties
Power of One: Working on Working
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
National Programs in Action
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Investigate health, wellness, and safety issues of individual and families with a variety of conditions that could influence their well-being.
Summarize the appropriate support needed to address selected human services issues.
Describe needs and accommodations for people with a variety of conditions that could affect their well-being.