# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Radiologic Technology II Task 1750098581

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills and professional courtesy when interacting with patients, family members, and other healthcare workers.


Demonstration should include
  • verbal vs. nonverbal communication
  • subjective vs. objective assessment
  • private vs. public consultation with patients, families, and colleagues to protect patient confidentiality
  • appropriate interactions with patients based on patient’s age and abilities across cognitive, affective, and psychomotor spectrums.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How can nonverbal communication be used effectively in the patient setting?
  • What is the difference between a subjective and objective assessment?
  • What techniques could the radiologic technologist use with a dementia patient?
  • What techniques could the radiologic technologist use to explain an MRI to a four-year-old?
  • What techniques could the radiologic technologist use to explain a CT scan to a person with hearing loss?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will make planned persuasive/argumentative, multimodal, interactive presentations collaboratively and individually.
  1. Select and effectively use multimodal tools to design and develop presentation content.
  2. Credit information sources.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.
  4. Anticipate and address alternative or opposing perspectives and counterclaims.
  5. Evaluate the various techniques used to construct arguments in multimodal presentations.
  6. Use a variety of strategies to listen actively and speak using appropriate discussion rules with awareness of verbal and nonverbal cues.
  7. Critique effectiveness of multimodal presentations.


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


The student will apply social science skills to understand that in a democratic republic, thoughtful and effective participation in civic life is characterized by

  1. exercising personal character traits such as trustworthiness, responsibility, and honesty;
  2. obeying the law and paying taxes;
  3. serving as a juror;
  4. participating in the political process and voting in local, state, and national elections;
  5. performing public service;
  6. keeping informed about current issues;
  7. respecting differing opinions and the rights of others;
  8. practicing personal and fiscal responsibility;
  9. demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that foster the responsible and respectful use of digital media; and
  10. practicing patriotism.

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core


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