# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant I Task 2006338464

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Schedule patients' appointments.


Scheduling patients' appointments should include
  • listing and explaining the various scheduling methods
  • roleplaying a scheduling encounter with a patient
  • ensuring a smooth flow of patients with a minimal wait time
  • processing referrals.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What types of scheduling are commonly used in the healthcare field?
  • What is triage? How does it relate to scheduling?
  • What are some special situations that would affect scheduling?

Related Standards of Learning



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 developing a thesis that demonstrates knowledgeable judgments, addresses counterclaims, and provides effective conclusions.
  3. Organize claims, counterclaims, and evidence in a sustained and logical sequence.
  4. Adapt evidence, vocabulary, voice, and tone to audience, purpose, and situation.
  5. Use words, phrases, clauses, and varied syntax to create a cohesive argument.
  6. Blend multiple forms of writing including embedding narratives to produce effective essays.
  7. Revise writing for clarity of content, accuracy and depth of information.
  8. Write and revise to a standard acceptable both in the workplace and in postsecondary education.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events (High School)

Health Professions Events


Medical Assisting