# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Radiologic Technology II Task 1750098599

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe three acute radiation syndromes and their symptoms.


Description should include the concurrent symptom progression of
  • hematological syndrome–lowered peripheral blood counts due to bone marrow damage
  • gastrointestinal syndrome–diarrhea, fever, dehydration, and electrolyte imbalance due to damage to gastrointestinal (GI) tract
  • cardiovascular–(CV)/central nervous system (CNS)–convulsions, seizures, coma, death.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the symptoms of hematological syndrome?
  • What are the symptoms of gastrointestinal syndrome?
  • What are the symptoms of neurological syndrome?
  • How do acute radiation syndromes occur?

Related Standards of Learning



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.

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core


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