# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781492006

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify procedures for maintaining a safe home environment.

Definition

Identification should include
  • ways to identify and report hazards according to the guidelines from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations, National Safety Council; Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • safe storage of hazardous chemicals, including instruction in Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • factors that increase a client’s risk of falling
  • factors that increase a client’s risk of being burned.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How can you assess, analyze, plan, implement, and evaluate general and client-specific home-environment safety precautions and procedures?
  • What might be the consequences of not following all safety precautions and procedures?
  • What are OSHA’s blood-borne pathogen standards?
  • What might be the consequences of not documenting all safety precautions and procedures?

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 Science Events

 

Medical Spelling

 

Medical Terminology

 

Health Professions Events

 

Home Health Aide

 

Teamwork Events

 

Health Education

 

HOSA Bowl

 

Public Service Announcement