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9.4 Career and Technical Education
ContentArea 21st-Century Life and Careers
Standard 9.4 Career and Technical EducationAll students who complete a career and technical education program will acquire academic and technical skills for careers in emerging and established professions that lead to technical skill proficiency, credentials, certificates, licenses, and/or degrees. (For descriptions of the 16 career clusters, see the Career Clusters Table.)
Strand H. Health Science Career Cluster
Pathway (4) Support Services
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.H.(4).1 Review, differentiate, assess, and enhance responsibilities and task performance in order to safely follow established internal and external guidelines and provide effective, high quality support.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.H.(4).2 Assess and identify appropriate ways to maximize the use of available resources for both purchasing and maintenance of equipment and materials.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Safety, Health, and Environment: Implementation of health, safety, and environmental management systems and organizational policies and procedures impacts organizational performance, regulatory compliance, and continuous improvement.
9.4.12.H.(4).3 Adopt work practices to maintain a clean and healthy environment, and demonstrate best practices to reduce or eliminate pathogenic organisms.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.H.(4).4 Promote the establishment, maintenance, and improvement of healthcare facility standards and assist in the development and implementation of healthcare facility standards.