# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences Task 2007999285

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Conduct a self-assessment to determine career interests in the healthcare field.

Definition

Self-assessment should
  • assist the student regarding
    • determining goals
    • interests
    • personal preferences
    • sources of satisfaction
    • interpersonal strengths
    • skills
    • academic interests
    • work or volunteer experience
  • correlate to a variety of healthcare professions that require different types of skills and work habits.
Tools for self-assessment may include

Process/Skill Questions

  • What types of careers in the healthcare field interest you? How do your personal skills and abilities match those needed in these careers?
  • What personal qualities or characteristics are needed to work in the healthcare field?
  • What healthcare careers are currently the most marketable?
  • What trends may affect healthcare career opportunities in the foreseeable future?