# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 1764218461

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the importance of standard and transmission-based precautions.


Explanation should include
  • ways diseases are transmitted
  • ways to prevent transmission
  • chain of infection
  • bloodborne pathogens standards
  • standard precautions per CDC protocol
  • hand hygiene
  • personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • types of isolation.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the chain of infection?
  • What PPE goes with each type of isolation?

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.

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