# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781491953

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify job opportunities in home health care.

Definition

Identification should include
  • use of the national government’s Occupational Outlook Handbook (http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/home.htm)
  • use of Virginia career resources such as Virginia Career VIEW (http://www.vaview.vt.edu/), Virginia Career Planning Guide (CPG), Virginia’s College and Career Planning System (http://kudernavigator.com/)
  • methods of locating job openings in home health, using such resources as
    • classified ads in local and state newspapers
    • job/career fairs, as available
    • school career counselors
    • networking with professionals
    • employment agencies
    • job shadowing
    • Internet searches
  • the certification process for a home health aide as provided by the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS).
Many Web sites offer career exploration resources, including the Virginia Department of Education's Career Planning Guide.

 

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is the use of home health care increasing across the U.S.?
  • What is the job outlook for employment as a home health aide in Virginia?
  • What is the salary range for a home health aide in Virginia?
  • What are the training requirements for a home health aide in Virginia?
  • Where can you find the scope of practice for a home health aide in Virginia?
  • What are the certification requirements for a home health aide in Virginia?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  2. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
  3. Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

12.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events

 

Home Health Aide

 

Leadership Events

 

Job-Seeking Skills

 

Teamwork Events

 

Health Career Display