# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 941435435

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify common disorders of the nervous system, including Alzheimer's Disease.

Definition

Identification should include
  • signs and symptoms
  • diagnostic tests
  • treatment and prognosis
  • role/responsibilities of a home health aide.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the signs and symptoms of common disorders of the nervous system?
  • What are some diagnostic tests used to identify nervous system disorders?
  • What influence do risk factors have on nervous system disorders?
  • What is a seizure? How should a home health aide respond if a client is having a seizure?
  • What are some signs and symptoms of a stroke? How should a home health aide respond to these symptoms?
  • What are some techniques used when caring for a client with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia?
  • What is Parkinson’s Disease? How does it impact daily living activities?
  • What is Multiple Sclerosis? What physical limitations would a client with MS exhibit?
  • How would you describe the different types of physical limitations associated with paralysis?
  • What signs and symptoms should a home health aide report?
  • What actions can a home health aide take to help prevent problems from nervous system disorders?
  • What are some age-related changes to the neurological system?

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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