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Topic: Levels of health care 

Health Education

 Standard 3.  Understands the distinctions among the various levels of care
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows various departments in an acute care hospital (e.g., intensive care, cardiac care, pediatrics) and describe the typical patient population and practices that occur in the department
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows various departments in an acute care hospital
     2.Knows the typical patient population and practices that occur in various acute care departments
     3.Knows the typical patient population and practices that occur in intensive care
     4.Knows the typical patient population and practices that occur in cardiac care
     5.Knows the typical patient population and practices that occur in pediatrics
   Benchmark 2.Knows the kinds of care that should be provided and the level of recovery anticipated for various injuries
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the kinds of care that should be provided for various injuries
     2.Knows the level of recovery anticipated for various injuries
   Benchmark 3.Knows treatments and procedures necessary in the care of the developmentally disabled
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows treatments necessary in the care of the developmentally disabled
     2.Knows procedures necessary in the care of the developmentally disabled
   Benchmark 4.Knows basic skills and appropriate responses for various emergency encounters
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows basic skills for various emergency encounters
     2.Knows appropriate responses for various emergency encounters
   Benchmark 5.Knows various forms of therapy (e.g., physical, respiratory) used for rehabilitating patients
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows various forms of therapy used for rehabilitating patients, such as physical therapy
     2.Knows various forms of therapy used for rehabilitating patients, such as respiratory therapy