# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Health Assisting Careers Task 133354699

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify structures and functions of the nervous system.

Definition

Identification should include
  • discussion of central and peripheral systems
  • special senses.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the two major divisions of the nervous system? What are their components?
  • How would you compare the functions of the central and peripheral systems, including the autonomic nervous system?
  • How would you describe the structure and function of a neuron?
  • What is a synapse?
  • What are the classifications of neurons?
  • How would you classify the role of myelin in nerve conduction?
  • How would you describe the structure and functions of the spinal cord?
  • What is dermatome, and how can it be explained in relation to spinal cord and/or spinal nerve function?
  • What are the different divisions of the autonomic nervous system? What are the effects of each on the human body?
  • What are the different structures and functions of the brain, including the blood-brain barrier?
  • What are the three subdivisions of the brain stem? Where are they located? What is the function of each?
  • What are the names and descriptions of the three different meninges, and where are they located?
  • What effect does aging have on the nervous system?
  • What can be done to reduce the effects of aging on the nervous system?

Related Standards of Learning

English

10.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
  1. Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
  2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
  4. Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
  5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
  7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  8. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  9. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  10. Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

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.

Science

BIO.4d

The student will investigate and understand life functions of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya. Key concepts include
d. human health issues, human anatomy, and body systems;

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events

 

Medical Spelling

 

Medical Terminology

 

Health Professions Events

 

Nursing Assisting

 

Teamwork Events

 

HOSA Bowl