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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 (3) Health Informatics
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Communication Skills: All clusters rely on effective oral and written communication strategies for creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas that incorporate technical terminology and information.
9.4.12.H.(3).1 Communicate health/medical information accurately and within legal/regulatory guidelines to uphold the strictest standards of confidentiality.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • 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.(3).2 Describe the resources, routes, and flow of information within the healthcare system and participate in the design and implementation of effective information systems or processes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.H.(3).3 Describe the scope of systems operations used to capture, retrieve, and maintain information from internal and external sources utilizing internal and external information and resources accurately and efficiently.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities: Legal responsibilities, professional ethics, and codes of conduct affect management practices, business performance, and regulatory compliance, as well as the confidence of customers, business partners, and investors.
9.4.12.H.(3).4 Describe the content and diverse uses of healthcare information, and accurately document, communicate, and maintain appropriate information in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.H.(3).5 Apply the quantitative and qualitative terminology and codes for a range of medical information and analyze the information for designated purposes in order to facilitate the flow of information among individuals in a healthcare environment.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.H.(3).6 Read, interpret, and extract information from medical records and documents, applying knowledge of medical terminology and codes to facilitate the abstraction, coding, and other use of key information.