# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant II Task 2006338459

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Administer therapeutic modalities, under supervision of a supervisor or instructor.

Definition

Administration should include procedures such as

  • applying ice/heat packs
  • applying cold compresses
  • applying moist compresses
  • performing range-of-motion joint exercises.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What damage can occur to a patient’s skin if an ice/heat pack is not applied in the correct manner?
  • What is the underlying principle of a moist compress? When is it appropriate to apply a moist compress to a patient?
  • What medical conditions benefit from range-of-motion joint exercises?

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