# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing I Task 2134396586

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Relate personal aptitudes and interests to the concept of nursing.


Relating should include

  • explanation of the concept of nursing
  • discussion about the important attributes of a nurse
  • discussion about health habits, stress, occupational risks.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the current definition of nursing according to the American Nurses Association (ANA) and Virginia Board of Nursing?
  • In what ways have nursing theorists influenced the practice and understanding of nursing?
  • What attributes are important to the success of a nurse?
  • How do personal health habits, eustress, distress, and coping mechanism impact a nurse?
  • Of what concern are occupational exposures to diseases, such as AIDS, tuberculosis, or hepatitis B, to a nurse?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

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