# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant II Task 1799774977

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Assist healthcare provider in minor surgery, maintaining sterile techniques throughout.


Assistance should include the following:
  • Providing equipment and supplies as needed
  • Handing instruments to physician as directed
  • Caring for and labeling specimens
  • Cleaning the surgical room
  • Obtaining and explaining informed consent
  • Verifying discharge instruction
  • Checking surgical time-out

Process/Skill Questions

  • What organizational skills are important when assisting a healthcare provider in minor surgery?
  • What is the importance of obtaining informed consent prior to surgery?
  • What are the different types of consent?
  • What is chain of custody and its purpose?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events


Medical Assisting


Emergency Preparedness Events