# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781492027

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe advance directives.

Definition

Description should include concepts involved with
  • Do Not Resuscitate (DNR)
  • living will
  • medical power of attorney
  • organ donation.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why are advance directives important?
  • Why should a home health aide know the location of certain documents such as DNR, living will, and medical power of attorney?
  • Where can a home health aide gather information about these documents for a client who does not have them.
  • What steps can a home health aide take to help separate his/her personal beliefs from the wishes of a client? Why is this important?
  • How can a home health aide determine whether or not a client is DNR?
  • What care is given to a client that has a DNR order?

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.

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