# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 126972404

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain community resources for education about opioid use.


Explanation should include key components of and resources for patient education in the use of opioids, including
  • risks
  • benefits
  • side effects
  • tolerance
  • signs of sedation or overdose
  • naloxone, including its storage and disposal.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What resources for opioid education are available locally, statewide, and nationally?
  • Where should the patient first be informed about the resources available?
  • How does social media aid in patient education on opioid addiction?

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.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events (High School)

Health Science Events


Knowledge Test: Pharmacology


Health Professions Events


Clinical Nursing