# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 144307995

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the importance of hand hygiene and Standard Precautions.


Explanation should include
  • procedure for effective hand hygiene
  • implementation procedures for adhering to Standard Precautions
  • use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What measures should be taken to prevent the transmission of disease in the mental healthcare facility?
  • What is the most effective technique for preventing the transmission of infection?
  • What types of personal protective equipment might be needed in mental health care 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.

Other Related Standards

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Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


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Nursing Assisting


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