# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 94121206

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Summarize the major developments of healthcare history.


Summary should include
  • the Hippocratic Oath
  • microscopy
  • microbes as cause of disease
  • medicines and pharmacy practice
  • evolution of nursing practices
  • aseptic procedures and their impact on medical care
  • Vaccines for Children program
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response
  • Affordable Care Act.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the Hippocratic Oath? Why was it developed?
  • How have the roles of nurses changed in the last century?
  • What is the intended purpose of the Affordable Care Act?

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 political and social conditions in the United States during the early twenty-first century by

  1. assessing the development of and changes in domestic policies, with emphasis on the impact of the role the United States Supreme Court played in defining a constitutional right to privacy, affirming equal rights, and upholding the rule of law;
  2. evaluating and explaining the changes in foreign policies and the role of the United States in a world confronted by international terrorism, with emphasis on the American response to 9/11 (September 11, 2001);
  3. evaluating the evolving and changing role of government, including its role in the American economy; and
  4. explaining scientific and technological changes and evaluating their impact on American culture

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