# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Radiologic Technology II Task 1750098600

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Differentiate between the early effects and late effects of radiation exposure.

Definition

Differentiation should consider the patient’s radiation history and distinguish between
  • early-effect symptoms, such as
    • anemia
    • erythema
  • late-effect symptoms, such as
    • cataracts
    • thyroid disease.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is anemia, and at what stage of radiation treatment does it occur?
  • What are some indicators of thyroid disease?
  • What are early symptoms of radiation exposure?
  • What are late symptoms of radiation exposure?

Related Standards of Learning

English

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.

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core

HL3

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