# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 2103140674

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the major structures and functions of the urinary system.


Identification should include the structures and functions of the urinary system as follows:
  • The kidneys function to produce urine.
  • The ureters convey urine from the kidneys to the bladder.
  • The bladder functions to hold urine.
  • The urethra conveys urine to the outside of the body.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are nephrons?
  • How many nephrons does each kidney contain?
  • What makes up urine?
  • What lab test describes kidney function?
  • Why is this test important to a diagnosis?

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  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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