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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 (2) Diagnostic 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.(2).1 Communicate information within a healthcare classroom and demonstrate how to convey this information to appropriate departments and professionals in a timely manner to facilitate sharing of key diagnostic information used in treating patients.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.H.(2).2 Demonstrate knowledge of how to explain procedures and goals to patients/clients accurately and effectively, using a range of response strategies to address patient/client questions and concerns.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.H.(2).3 Interpret and respond to requests for procedures, plan implementation of services, and prepare for specific procedures in the course of conducting regular diagnostic services.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.H.(2).4 Interpret and demonstrate knowledge of the purpose of different procedures, and perform procedures in the classroom.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.H.(2).5 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the principles of quality assurance, performance improvement, and timely reporting when conducting and reporting diagnostic evaluations, and use appropriate communication channels to maintain high standards of performance.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.H.(2).6 Demonstrate knowledge of how to assess and report patient/client health status information to monitor and document patient progress.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.H.(2).7 Demonstrate understanding of the principles of body mechanics for positioning, transferring, and transporting patients/clients by performing them without injury to the patient/client or self.