# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 1561969324

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the major structures and functions of the nervous system.


Identification should include the structures and functions of the central and peripheral nervous system as follows:
  • The central nervous system contains the brain and spinal cord.
  • The peripheral nervous system contains cranial nerves and spinal nerves.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Can the central nervous system cells regenerate after being damaged? Why is this important?
  • Where are the respiratory centers located in the brain? How is this important in health care?
  • What is meningitis? What test is used to diagnose it?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will investigate and understand life functions of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya. Key concepts include
  1. comparison of their metabolic activities;
  2. maintenance of homeostasis;
  3. how the structures and functions vary among and within the Eukarya kingdoms of protists, fungi, plants, and animals, including humans;
  4. human health issues, human anatomy, and body systems;
  5. how viruses compare with organisms; and
  6. evidence supporting the germ theory of infectious disease.

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