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Health Education

 Standard 5.  Understands the components of the health care delivery system
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows the service areas in health care (e.g., therapeutic, diagnostic, informational, environmental)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that health care includes therapeutic services
     2.Knows that health care includes diagnostic services
     3.Knows that health care includes informational services
     4.Knows that health care includes environmental services
   Benchmark 2.Knows various processes that affect health care delivery (e.g., integrated systems, alternative care, reimbursement, cost systems)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how integrated systems affect health care delivery
     2.Knows how alternative care affects health care delivery
     3.Knows how reimbursement affects health care delivery
     4.Knows how cost systems affect health care delivery
   Benchmark 3.Understands ways in which the settings of health care delivery systems have changed over time (e.g., long-term care settings, outpatient clinics, patients’ home)
   Benchmark 4.Understands how the evolution of health care practices, procedures, and philosophies has influenced the role of health care delivery systems in a variety of areas (e.g., disease prevention, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how the evolution of health care practices has influenced the role of health care delivery systems
     2.Understands how the evolution of health care procedures has influenced the role of health care delivery systems
     3.Understands how the evolution of health care philosophies has influenced the role of health care delivery systems
     4.Understands how the evolution of health care practices, procedures, and philosophies has influenced the role of health care delivery systems in the area of disease prevention
     5.Understands how the evolution of health care practices, procedures, and philosophies has influenced the role of health care delivery systems in the area of health maintenance
     6.Understands how the evolution of health care practices, procedures, and philosophies has influenced the role of health care delivery systems in the area of diagnosis
     7.Understands how the evolution of health care practices, procedures, and philosophies has influenced the role of health care delivery systems in the area of treatment
     8.Understands how the evolution of health care practices, procedures, and philosophies has influenced the role of health care delivery systems in the area of rehabilitation
   Benchmark 5.Understands the role of the government in the health care system (e.g., health care legislation, regulations and subsidies in the health welfare field)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands basic health care legislation
     2.Understands regulations and subsidies in the health welfare field
   Benchmark 6.Understands the roles and responsibilities of various members of health care systems and how they contribute to the function of the system (e.g., knows daily schedules of other workers, knows own role in performing one’s job; knows details of other jobs)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the roles of various members of health care systems
     2.Understands the responsibilities of various members of health care systems
     3.Understands how various members contribute to the function of the health care system
     4.Knows daily schedules of other workers
     5.Knows own role in performing one’s job
     6.Knows details of various jobs in health care system
   Benchmark 7.Knows relevant systems in the health care facility and how they function (e.g., how a hospital’s social service department functions in order to answer patient questions)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows relevant systems in the health care facility
     2.Knows how relevant systems in the health care facility function
     3.Knows how a hospital’s social service department functions in order to answer patient questions
   Benchmark 8.Knows uses for resources within and outside the health care facility (e.g., staff, manuals, training opportunities; patient services offered by resources outside the health care facility)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows uses for resources within the health care facility
     2.Knows uses for resources outside the health care facility
     3.Knows uses for health care staff within and outside the health care facility
     4.Knows uses for training opportunities within and outside the health care facility
     5.Knows patient services offered by resources outside the health care facility
 Standard 7.  Understands the relationship between the health care delivery system and the community
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Knows ways in which social, political, and economic factors affect health care delivery in a health care agency (e.g., the impact of the aging population, expanding immigrant populations, the impact of the free enterprise system)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows ways in which social factors affect health care delivery in a health care agency
     2.Knows ways in which political factors affect health care delivery in a health care agency
     3.Knows ways in which economic factors affect health care delivery in a health care agency
     4.Understands the impact of the aging population on health care delivery in a health care agency
     5.Understands the impact of expanding immigrant populations on health care delivery in a health care agency
     6.Understands the impact of the free enterprise system on health care delivery in a health care agency