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Topic: Health information 

Health

 Standard 1.  Knows the availability and effective use of health services, products, and information
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 1.Knows general characteristics of valid health information and health-promoting products and services (e.g., provided by qualified health-care workers; supported by research)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the general characteristics of valid health information
     2.Knows the general characteristics of health-promoting products
     3.Knows the general characteristics of health-promoting services
     4.Knows that valid health information is provided by qualified health-care workers
     5.Knows that valid health information is supported by research
     6.Knows that health-promoting products are provided by qualified health-care workers
     7.Knows that health-promoting products are supported by research
     8.Knows that health-promoting services are provided by qualified health-care workers
     9.Knows that health-promoting services are supported by research
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 1.Knows the costs and validity of common health products, services, and information
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the cost of common health products
     2.Knows the cost of common health services
     3.Knows the cost of common health information
     4.Knows the validity of common health products
     5.Knows the validity of common health services
     6.Knows the validity of common health information
   Benchmark 2.Knows how to locate and use community health resources, products, and services that provide valid health information
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how to locate valid community health information
     2.Knows how to locate products that provide valid health information
     3.Knows how to locate community services that provide valid health information
     4.Knows how to use valid community health information
     5.Knows how to use products that provide valid health information
     6.Knows how to use community services that provide valid health information
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Knows how to determine whether various resources from home, school, and the community present valid health information, products, and services
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how to determine whether various resources from home present valid health information
     2.Knows how to determine whether various resources from home present valid health products
     3.Knows how to determine whether various resources from home present valid health services
     4.Knows how to determine whether various resources from school present valid health information
     5.Knows how to determine whether various resources from school present valid health products
     6.Knows how to determine whether various resources from school present valid health services
     7.Knows how to determine whether various resources from the community present valid health information
     8.Knows how to determine whether various resources from the community present valid health products

Health Education

 Standard 12.  Uses a variety of communication skills to interact with clients
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Uses facility guidelines for giving health care information (e.g., providing treatment information when a patient is released from a facility)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that facilities have guidelines for when to give health care information to patients
     2.Provides treatment information when a patient is released from a facility
   Benchmark 6.Knows what information to provide to clients to enable them to make informed decisions (informed consent)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the concept of informed consent