# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781492017

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify problems that can affect the nutrition of persons with various medical needs.

Definition

Identification should include problems related to
  • pregnancy and breast feeding
  • dysphagia
  • teeth and mouth, including the use or absence of dentures
  • youth culture (e.g., anorexia, bulimia)
  • socioeconomic status
  • illness and treatment of illness (e.g., dialysis, cancer, chemotherapy, mental health, antibiotics).

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why should a home health aide be aware of age-related problems that may affect the nutrition of a client?
  • How can a home health aide assist a client with dysphagia?
  • What are the signs and symptoms of anorexia? Of bulimia?
  • How can a home health aide assist a client who has chewing problems?
  • How important to a client’s nutrition are properly fitting dentures?
  • What actions can a home health aide take if a client’s dentures are not worn?
  • What cultural eating patterns that could be harmful need be reported?

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

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Health Science Events

 

Medical Spelling

 

Medical Terminology

 

Knowledge Test: Nutrition

 

Health Professions Events

 

Home Health Aide

 

Teamwork Events

 

Health Education

 

HOSA Bowl