# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 1660409272

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate safety procedures in various healthcare scenarios (as regulated by the Virginia Board of Nursing regulation).


Demonstration should include

  • performance of safety procedures related to client/resident/patient care to protect the client/resident/patient and nurse aide
  • performance of safety procedures related to environment to protect the client/resident/patient and nurse aide 
  • fire safety procedures.
For students taking the nurse aide credential at the end of the course, follow the Virginia Board of Nursing regulations:

Commonwealth of Virginia
Regulations Governing Certified Nurse Aides
Virginia Board of Nursing

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why may elderly clients/residents be more vulnerable to accidents than are members of other client/resident/patient groups?
  • What are your responsibilities in reporting an accident or a hazardous situation?
  • What environmental precautions can be put in place for prevention of accidents?
  •  What are the steps to follow in case of fire?

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.


The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events


Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Health Professions Events


Nursing Assisting


Personal Care