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Topic: History and trends of health care 

Health Education

 Standard 2.  Understands the history and trends of health care, both past and present
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows how a specific health care service has evolved through time (e.g., changes in processes and procedures unique to that service)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that health care services have evolved over time
     2.Knows changes in the process of a health care service that is unique to that service
     3.Knows changes in the procedure of a health care service that is unique to that service
   Benchmark 2.Knows milestones that have changed health care (e.g., technology, sterilization, vaccines, antibiotics, third party payer systems)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that technology is a milestone that has changed health care
     2.Knows that sterilization is a milestone that has changed health care
     3.Knows that the discovery of vaccines is a milestone that has changed health care
     4.Knows that the discovery of antibiotics is a milestone that has changed health care
     5.Knows that the third party payer system is a milestone that has changed health care
   Benchmark 3.Knows features of the various health care delivery systems that have evolved, the services provided, and the clients served by each
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the features of the various health care delivery systems that have evolved
     2.Knows the services provided by various health care delivery systems
     3.Knows the clients served by various health care delivery systems
   Benchmark 4.Knows how roles of health care workers have changed
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that the role of the health care worker has changed over time
     2.Knows the role of current health care workers
     3.Knows the past roles of health care workers
   Benchmark 5.Understands the origins of medicine, including folklore, herbs, and quackery
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the history of medical folklore
     2.Knows the history of medical herbs
     3.Knows the history of medical quackery
     4.Understands the origins of modern medicine