# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Radiologic Technology II Task 1750098601

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Analyze occurrences of radiation-induced cancer.

Definition

Analysis should explore
  • the incidence rates of radiation-induced cancers (e.g., leukemia, skin cancer, bone cancer)
  • potential overuse of radiation as a diagnostic tool and diagnostic alternatives.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What effect does a patient’s radiation history have on the development of radiation-induced cancer and leukemia?
  • What are some concerns related to overuse of radiation?
  • How is an overuse of radiation diagnosed in patients?

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.

Mathematics

AFDA.4

The student will use multiple representations of functions for analysis, interpretation, and prediction.

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core

HL3

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