# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant II Task 2126351448

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Schedule patients in a clinical setting.


Scheduling patients in a clinical setting may include

  • using an electronic appointment scheduling system
  • maintaining an appointment book
  • keying in and reviewing a daily schedule
  • reviewing schedule with healthcare provider
  • arranging and scheduling patients for admission, surgery, or diagnostic testing
  • rescheduling missed appointments.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the difference between electronic scheduling and paper appointment-book scheduling? In what circumstances might one be preferable to the other?
  • What are the roles of effective communication in scheduling and rescheduling patients?
  • Why is it sometimes necessary to review the schedule with the physician?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will examine how values and points of view are included or excluded and how media influences beliefs and behaviors.
  1. Describe possible cause and effect relationships between mass media coverage and public opinion trends.
  2. Evaluate media sources for relationships between intent and factual content.
  3. Evaluate the motives (e.g., social, commercial, political) behind media presentation(s).
  4. Examine how values and viewpoints are included or excluded and how the media can influence beliefs, behaviors, and interpretations.
  5. Evaluate sources including advertisements, editorials, political cartoons, and feature stories for relationships between intent and factual content.
  6. Manage, analyze, and synthesize multiple streams of simultaneous information.
  7. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet when evaluating or producing creative or informational media messages.


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.

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