# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 144308015

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify conditions associated with confusion and dementia.


Identification should include
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia
  • signs and symptoms.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the stages of Alzheimer’s disease?
  • What are the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease?
  • What is Sundowner's syndrome?
  • How should the MHT respond to a confused patient?
  • What are some treatable causes of dementia?

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


Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health


Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development


Teamwork Events