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