# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Respiratory Therapy I Common Career Technical Core Correlation by Task

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Common Career Technical Core Correlation by Task

In this course, the following tasks/competencies reinforce the standards listed beside them. Teachers may identify additional reinforcements in locally developed instructional materials.

Task/Competency Number Task/Competency Statement Standards
40 Describe the potential career paths for respiratory therapists. Common Career Technical Core: HL1
41 Identify the types of healthcare facilities that may employ respiratory therapists. Common Career Technical Core: HL2
42 List the functional requirements for employment as a respiratory therapist. Common Career Technical Core: HL2 ♦ HL4
45 Identify the various modalities in respiratory care. Common Career Technical Core: HL2 ♦ HL4
47 Measure vital signs. Common Career Technical Core: HL-DIA5
48 Describe history taking. Common Career Technical Core: HL-DIA1 ♦ HL-DIA2
49 List data in the patient record that pertains to a respiratory therapist’s assessment of a patient. Common Career Technical Core: HL-DIA1 ♦ HL-DIA2
50 Assess a patient’s overall cardiopulmonary status by inspection. Common Career Technical Core: HL-DIA5
51 Assess a patient’s overall cardiopulmonary status by palpation. Common Career Technical Core: HL-DIA5
52 Assess a patient’s overall cardiopulmonary status by percussion. Common Career Technical Core: HL-DIA5
53 Assess a patient’s overall cardiopulmonary status by auscultation. Common Career Technical Core: HL-DIA5
55 Explain quality assurance and its importance in respiratory therapy. Common Career Technical Core: HL3
56 Adapt communication and patient skill techniques for diverse populations. Common Career Technical Core: HL-DIA4 ♦ HL2
57 Describe the essentials for patient/respiratory therapist interaction. Common Career Technical Core: HL-DIA4 ♦ HL2
58 Describe the essentials for interactions among the multidisciplinary healthcare team. Common Career Technical Core: HL-DIA1 ♦ HL2
59 Perform patient-related and administrative documentation. Common Career Technical Core: HL5
60 Demonstrate Standard Precautions and transmission-based precautions as prescribed by health and regulatory agencies. Common Career Technical Core: HL3
61 Demonstrate proper body mechanics and patient transfer. Common Career Technical Core: HL-DIA3 ♦ HL3
86 Describe the organization and operation of a respiratory therapy department. Common Career Technical Core: HL2 ♦ HL4
87 Explain the importance of HIPAA. Common Career Technical Core: HL5
88 Explain legalities governing respiratory therapy practice. Common Career Technical Core: HL5
89 Explain ethical issues related to respiratory therapy practice. Common Career Technical Core: HL5 ♦ HL6
90 Describe the influence of various government agencies on the delivery of health care. Common Career Technical Core: HL5
91 Research career opportunities and the education, credentials, and responsibilities associated with each. Common Career Technical Core: HL1