Demonstrate knowledge of blood-borne pathogens, including blood poisoning, hepatitis C, and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
Demonstration of knowledge should include
- open sores
- unclean hands, implements, and supplies
- use of an implement on both infected areas and non-infected areas
- unsanitary conditions.
- What diseases can be transmitted through blood contact?
- Why are blood-borne pathogens a serious health threat?
- What are Universal Precautions?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
- Identify text organization and structure.
- Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
- Skim manuals or informational sources to locate information.
- Compare and contrast informational texts.
- Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support as evidence.
- Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
- Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.
The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
- Use information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
- Read and follow directions to complete an application for college admission, for a scholarship, or for employment.
- Generalize ideas from selections to make predictions about other texts.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support.
- Analyze two or more texts addressing the same topic to identify authors’ purposes and determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Identify false premises in persuasive writing.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical-thinking questions before, during, and after reading texts.
The student will investigate and understand life functions of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya. Key concepts include
d. human health issues, human anatomy, and body systems;