# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 871859967

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe the roles of professionalism, including legal and ethical boundaries for patient care technician.


Description should include
  • criminal law
  • civil law
  • torts
  • malpractice
  • negligence
  • assault and battery
  • invasion of privacy
  • false imprisonment
  • abuse (e.g., physical, financial, emotional, verbal, and sexual)
  • defamation.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the difference between criminal and civil law?
  • What is a code of ethics?

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.

History and Social Science


The student will apply social science skills to understand that in a democratic republic, thoughtful and effective participation in civic life is characterized by

  1. exercising personal character traits such as trustworthiness, responsibility, and honesty;
  2. obeying the law and paying taxes;
  3. serving as a juror;
  4. participating in the political process and voting in local, state, and national elections;
  5. performing public service;
  6. keeping informed about current issues;
  7. respecting differing opinions and the rights of others;
  8. practicing personal and fiscal responsibility;
  9. demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that foster the responsible and respectful use of digital media; and
  10. practicing patriotism.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events


Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics


Teamwork Events