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9.4 Career and Technical Education
ContentArea 21st-Century Life and Careers
Standard 9.4 Career and Technical EducationAll students who complete a career and technical education program will acquire academic and technical skills for careers in emerging and established professions that lead to technical skill proficiency, credentials, certificates, licenses, and/or degrees. (For descriptions of the 16 career clusters, see the Career Clusters Table.)
Strand H. Health Science Career Cluster
Pathway (1) Therapeutic Services
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Communication Skills: All clusters rely on effective oral and written communication strategies for creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas that incorporate technical terminology and information.
9.4.12.H.(1).1 Explain planned procedures and goals to patients/clients and use a range of response strategies to address patient/client questions and concerns.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.H.(1).2 Communicate patient/client information among team members allowing for feedback as needed to facilitate a team approach to patient care.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities: Legal responsibilities, professional ethics, and codes of conduct affect management practices, business performance, and regulatory compliance, as well as the confidence of customers, business partners, and investors.
9.4.12.H.(1).3 Demonstrate knowledge of facility protocol and regulatory guidelines for collecting patient/client information.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.H.(1).4 Demonstrate knowledge of the process for assessing, monitoring, and reporting patient/client health status to the treatment team within scope of practice.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.H.(1).5 Demonstrate knowledge of the protocols for using patient/client health status information within scope of practice to document, evaluate, and adapt treatment plans.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.H.(1).6 Demonstrate knowledge of how to evaluate patient/client needs, strengths, and problems within scope of practice to determine if treatment goals are being reached.