HOSA – What’s It All About? Leadership Scholarships Networking Resume building Competition Opportunities What is HOSA??? 120,000 members in 47 states Co-curricular organization Student-run organization HOSA Mission Statement The mission of HOSA is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science technology education students, therefore, helping students to meet the needs of the health care community. Leadership Opportunities Food drives Blood drives Campus health screenings and education programs Projects with other CTSO’s Raising money for HOSA National Service Project – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and/or local service projects Competition Opportunities 9th – 12th graders in Healthcare Science Students choose and prepare one competitive event Students who qualify though school and regional competition may go compete at HOSA State Leadership in March in Athens Oops – almost forgot… Scholarships Networking Allows you to personalize your Health Care Science experience How do I qualify? Place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in the event you have chosen during regional competition If the event you choose does not have a regional competition then you must place 1st or 2nd in AR Johnson’s school competition What will I do at HOSA SLC Compete in your event Events are CLOSED to spectators Attend educational seminars Serve as courtesy corps What happens if I win at SLC? 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each category qualify to attend the National Leadership Conference in June…. Do you want to go to Disney World? HOSA National Leadership Conference June, 2014 Disney World Orlando, FL June, 2015 Disneyland Anaheim, CA HOSA NLC Meet other students from all over the United States and Puerto Rico Over 7,000 students!! Attend educational seminars Go to Disney Parks Competitive Events Categories 5 Categories Individual and Team events Designed to measure “who knows the most” Health Science Events (R) Written Test only Dental Terminology Medical Spelling Medical Terminology Medical Reading Medical Math Knowledge Tests Human Growth and Development Pathophysiology Pharmacology Nutrition Medical Law and Ethics Transcultural Health Care 2013-14 Medical Reading Books Fragile Beginnings: Discoveries and Triumphs in the Newborn ICU The Pact: Three Young Men Make a Promise and Fulfill a Dream Making Rounds with Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat What Ails the White House: An Introduction to Medical History of the American Presidency Lessons from the Mouse: A Guide for Applying Disney’s World’s Secrets of Success to Your Organization, Your Career, and Your Life Health Professions Events (R) Written test and skills test Biotechnology Clinical Nursing Dental Science Home Health Aide Medical Assisting Nursing Assisting Physical Therapy Sports Medicine Veterinary Science Health Professions Events Clinical Specialty Allows the student to choose career area not tested in other HOSA events. Includes portfolio, shadowing, and skill Emergency Preparedness Events Written test only Epidemiology (1 person) Written test and skills CPR/First Aid (Team of 2) Emergency Medical Technician (Team of 2) Community Emergency Response Team (Team of 2) Emergency Preparedness Events MRC Partnership (Team of 2-6) Plan and execute three or more activities in cooperation with the local Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) that promote the mission of the MRC, HOSA, or the Surgeon General. Emergency Preparedness Events Public Health Emergency Preparedness (Team of 2-6, presentation on assigned topic – can use any medium to prepare effective presentation). 2013-14 Topic: Open Pandora’s Box: Start the Conversation about Community Mental Health Leadership Events Extemporaneous Health Poster Extemporaneous Writing Medical Photography Job Seeking Skills Healthy Lifestyle Leadership Events Prepared Speaking 2013-14 Topic: The Future Starts Now Researched Persuasive Speaking Speech and research paper 2013-14 Topics (Choose one): Vitamin Supplements: Help or Hype? Obesity: Disease or Choice? Teamwork Events Community Awareness (Team of 2-4) Team chooses a specific health issue, need or concern and plans activity to educate the community Creative Problem Solving(Team of 3-4) Written test, 30 minutes to solve given problem, 10 minutes to present solution to judges Teamwork Events Forensic Medicine (Team of 2) Written test 6 minutes to analyze crime scene 30 minutes to write conclusions HOSA Bowl (Team of 3-4) Written test Round 2 - 0pen questioning with buzzer Teamwork Events Health Career Display (Team of 2) Poster display and presentation regarding specific health or medical career Biomedical Debate (Team of 3-4) Written test, debate – affirmative or negative assigned at random 2013-14 Topic: The US Government is failing war injured service members. Teamwork events Health Education (Teams of 2-4) Select a health-related concept or instructional objective Prepare, deliver and evaluate lesson for specific group of learners May use any type of media Teamwork events Public Service Announcement(Team of 3-6) Produce 30 second public service announcement and air 2013-14 Topic: Child Hunger Ends Here: Educating Your Community on How to Prevent Child Hunger Teamwork events Parliamentary Procedure (Team of 58) Written test Conduct 10 minute meeting for judges Recognition Events Barbara James Service Award (very similar to ARJ Senior Portfolio that is required for ALL Health Science track seniors) Health Care Issues Exam (all ARJ students attending SLC will take this test) HOSA Happenings More Recognition Events MRC Volunteer Recognition National Service Project Outstanding HOSA Chapter Outstanding State Leader When will HOSA meet and when will I work on my project? On your own time During class in days designated by your instructor…….. Remember – HOSA is CO-Curricular!! If you choose a team event… Carefully consider who you choose for team mates. Only 25% of a team can be replaced between regional and state or between state and nationals Participation Guidelines NO record of problems with Grades Discipline Attendance Find out more at www.hosa.org www.georgiahosa.org HOSA Parent Information Night Any Questions??????????????