# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 604177955

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Provide emotional support for patients and their families while performing patient care.


Provision should include
  • coping mechanisms for patients and families dealing with grief, death, and dying
  • care related to the special-needs patient (e.g., physically, sensory, cognitively, and/or mentally impaired)
  • one-on-one care for patients who are at risk of suicide.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What special considerations are there as you perform postmortem care on your patient who was a Muslim?
  • What is your next action if your patient tells you he/she wishes he/she were dead?

Other Related Standards

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Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care


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