# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781491957

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain client confidentiality and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).


Explanation should include
  • the importance of maintaining information about a client confidential
  • reasons that confidentiality is both an ethical and a legal issue
  • HIPAA regulations.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is confidentiality so important in the field of health care?
  • What would be the consequences of not following HIPAA regulations?
  • What is an example of a violation of confidentiality?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by

  1. synthesizing evidence from artifacts and primary and secondary sources to obtain information about events in Virginia and United States history;
  2. using geographic information to determine patterns and trends in Virginia and United States history;
  3. interpreting charts, graphs, and pictures to determine characteristics of people, places, or events in Virginia and United States history;
  4. constructing arguments, using evidence from multiple sources;
  5. comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives in Virginia and United States history;
  6. explaining how indirect cause-and-effect relationships impact people, places, and events in Virginia and United States history;
  7. analyzing multiple connections across time and place;
  8. using a decision-making model to analyze and explain the incentives for and consequences of a specific choice made;
  9. identifying the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and ethical use of material and intellectual property; and
  10. investigating and researching to develop products orally and in writing.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events


Home Health Aide


Teamwork Events