# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing II Task 871888334

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain physiological and psychosocial aspects of the illness and disease process.

Definition

Explanation should include
  • classifications of diseases
  • terms related to disease
  • the body's response to disease
  • classifications of microorganisms
  • psychosocial impact of diseases.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How would the following classifications of diseases be explained: neoplastic, infectious, hereditary, traumatic, and congenital? What are examples of each?
  • What terms are used to describe the course of a disease process, such as chronic, acute, exacerbation, remission, terminal?
  • How is the body's response to disease described, including common signs and symptoms, the inflammatory process, and infection?
  • What is the difference between community acquired and nosocomial illnesses?
  • What are classifications of microorganisms? What is the relationship of each to the disease process?
  • What are common psychosocial impacts of illness on the client and family?

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.

Science

BIO.4d

The student will investigate and understand life functions of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya. Key concepts include
d. human health issues, human anatomy, and body systems;

BIO.4e

The student will investigate and understand life functions of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya. Key concepts include
e. how viruses compare with organisms;

BIO.4f

The student will investigate and understand life functions of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya. Key concepts include
f. evidence supporting the germ theory of infectious disease.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events

 

Medical Spelling

 

Medical Terminology

 

Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology

 

Health Professions Events

 

Clinical Nursing

 

Teamwork Events

 

HOSA Bowl