# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 94121208

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Differentiate among the types of medical care delivery systems.


Differentiation should include
  • emergency medical services
  • primary care physicians' offices
  • hospital emergency rooms
  • urgent care centers
  • community health clinics
  • free clinics
  • home health care
  • assisted living facilities, nursing homes, independent living facilities, and retirement centers
  • rehabilitation centers
  • hospice care
  • public health facilities
  • ambulatory facilities
  • mental health centers
  • physical and occupational therapy offices
  • Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
  • pharmacies.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the differences in the type of medical care given by each of the various medical care delivery systems?
  • How does a community benefit from having a variety of healthcare delivery systems?
  • What types of career opportunities are available within the various types of healthcare delivery systems?
  • What are the differences among assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and independent living facilities?

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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