# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing II Task 186363645

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify environmental safety precautions and procedures within laboratory and clinical environments.

Definition

Identification should include
  • issues involving emergencies (e.g., fire, natural disasters, man-made disasters, hazardous waste mishaps, bomb threats, infant abduction)
  • evacuation procedures
  • hazardous and nonhazardous waste disposal
  • roles of all people involved in emergency situations
  • electrical safety standards.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the role of a nurse in an emergency?
  • What sequence of events should you implement when responding to a fire in a healthcare facility?
  • What are areas with a high potential for fire?
  • How would disposal of hazardous and nonhazardous waste materials be differentiated?
  • How would the management of various emergencies and disasters be compared?
  • What are the critical steps to take in the case of infant abduction?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

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.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events

 

Clinical Nursing