# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 785364107

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe the influences of cultural diversity on interpersonal relations.

Definition

Description should include
  • cultural differences in gender, race, and religion
  • cultural differences in communication styles (e.g., eye contact, body language, gestures, personal space)
  • health care beliefs (e.g., pain management, birth, illness, death)
  • importance of avoiding stereotyping
  • importance of acceptance by a client, a client's family, and a home health aide.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is it important to respect the difference found in various cultures?
  • Where would you find information about cultural diversity pertaining to interpersonal relations?
  • How can a home health aide adjust caring for clients with different cultural backgrounds?
  • What constitutes culture (e.g., religion, ethnicity)?
  • What can be done to improve communication between a non-English speaking client/family and a home health aide?

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.

History and Social Science

GOVT.3

The student will apply social science skills to understand the concepts of democracy by

  1. recognizing the fundamental worth and dignity of the individual;
  2. recognizing the equality of all citizens under the law;
  3. recognizing what defines a citizen and how noncitizens can become citizens;
  4. recognizing majority rule and minority rights;
  5. recognizing the necessity of compromise; and
  6. recognizing the freedom of the individual.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events

 

Home Health Aide

 

Teamwork Events

 

HOSA Bowl