# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Health Assisting Careers Task 133354740

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify general first aid concepts.

Definition

Identification should include

  • description of the concept of first aid
  • ways to recognize and respond to medical emergencies
  • use of standard precautions
  • controlling external bleeding
  • administering first aid to a conscious or unconscious choking victim
  • identifying signs and symptoms of shock, and responding procedures
  • identifying first aid procedures for a musculoskeletal injury
  • identifying signs and symptoms of heat and cold exposure, and responding procedures
  • identifying signs and symptoms of poisoning, and responding procedures
  • identifying signs and symptoms of a seizure, and responding procedures.
  • identifying signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, and responding procedures (epinephrine injection).

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why are standard precautions and PPE required?
  • What is the first step in responding to a medical emergency?
  • How can poison control be contacted, and where should this number be recorded?
  • Where can the health assistant access the guidelines of the American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross?
  • What is the first step in administering first aid to a conscious choking victim?
  • What is the first step in administering first aid to an unconscious choking victim?
  • What safety precautions should be observed? When?
  • What are the signs of shock?
  • What is the first step in responding to possible shock?
  • What information should the health assistant gather for the emergency personnel?
  • What is the first step in administering first aid for a musculoskeletal injury?
  • What safety precautions should be observed? When?
  • What are the signs of heat or cold exposure?
  • What is the first step in responding to heat or cold exposure?
  • What information should be reported to emergency personnel? When?
  • What are the signs of poisoning?
  • What is the first step in responding to a possible poisoning?
  • What information should the health assistant report to emergency personnel? When?
  • What are the signs of a seizure?
  • What is the first step in responding to a seizure?
  • What information should the health assistant gather for the emergency personnel? When?

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.

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