# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 144308017

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Observe patient progress.

Definition

Observation should include reporting and
  • physical illness
  • neurological check
  • vital signs
  • response to medication
  • normal vs. abnormal behaviors.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How are vital signs typically documented in mental healthcare facilities?
  • What are some common reactions to medications that would need to be reported?
  • Why is a neurological check performed?
  • What patient behaviors need to be reported immediately?

Related Standards of Learning

English

12.6

The student will write in a variety of forms to include persuasive/argumentative reflective, interpretive, and analytic with an emphasis on persuasion/argumentation.
  1. Apply components of a recursive writing process for multiple purposes to create a focused, organized, and coherent piece of writing to address a specific audience and purpose.
  2. Produce arguments in writing that develop a thesis to demonstrate knowledgeable judgments, address counterclaims, and provide effective conclusions.
  3. Use a variety of rhetorical strategies to clarify and defend a position organizing claims, counterclaims, and evidence in a sustained and logical sequence.
  4. Blend multiple forms of writing including embedding a narrative to produce effective essays.
  5. Adapt evidence, vocabulary, voice, and tone to audience, purpose, and situation.
  6. Use words, phrases, clauses, and varied syntax to connect all parts of the argument creating cohesion from the information presented.
  7. Revise writing for clarity of content, depth of information, and technique of presentation.
  8. Write and revise to a standard acceptable both in the workplace and in postsecondary education.
  9. Write to clearly describe personal qualifications for potential occupational or educational opportunities.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events

 

Medical Spelling

 

Medical Terminology

 

Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health

 

Health Professions Events

 

Clinical Specialty