# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Respiratory Therapy I Related Common Career Technical Core

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Related Common Career Technical Core

Common Career Technical Core


Communicate key diagnostic information to healthcare workers and patients in an accurate and timely manner.


Assess and report patient’s/client’s health status in order to monitor and document patient progress.


Demonstrate the principles of body mechanics for positioning, transferring and transporting of patients/clients, and perform them without injury to the patient/client or self.


Explain procedures and goals to the patient/client accurately and effectively, using strategies to respond to questions and concerns.


Select, demonstrate and interpret diagnostic procedures.


Determine academic subject matter, in addition to high school graduation requirements, necessary for pursuing a health science career.


Explain the healthcare worker’s role within their department, their organization, and the overall healthcare system.


Identify existing and potential hazards to clients, coworkers, visitors, and self in the healthcare workplace.


Evaluate the roles and responsibilities of individual members as part of the healthcare team and explain their role in promoting the delivery of quality health care.


Analyze the legal and ethical responsibilities, limitations and implications of actions within the healthcare workplace


Evaluate accepted ethical practices with respect to cultural, social and ethnic differences within the healthcare workplace.