# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing II Task 2134396685

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain growth and development of the older adult.

Definition

Explanation should include
  • variables of aging
  • theories of aging
  • various influences
  • general characteristics
  • physical characteristics
  • major adjustments
  • health promotion
  • safety and security.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How can you differentiate among the variables of aging, including biological age, psychosocial age, and sociological age?
  • How can the following factors influence aging:
    • Nutrition
    • Environment
    • Lifestyle
    • Intoxicants
    • Vocation
    • General health
    • Socioeconomic status
    • Heredity
  • What strategies might be recommended for the older adult to promote health?
  • How can general characteristics common to the older adult be summarized? Physical characteristics?
  • What are major adjustment periods of aging, such as retirement, death of a spouse, major illness, depression, and nursing home/assisted-living placement?
  • What might be recommended for the older adult related to safety and security needs, such as access to community services, adequate lighting, nonslip surfaces, and elder abuse?
  • What are the different categories within the “older adult” age group (e.g., older older adults)?

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.

History and Social Science

GOVT.14

The student will apply social science skills to understand economic systems by

  1. identifying the basic economic questions encountered by all economic systems;
  2. comparing the characteristics of traditional, free market, command, and mixed economies, as described by Adam Smith and Karl Marx; and
  3. evaluating the impact of the government’s role in the economy on individual economic freedoms.

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