Wolfpack HOSA Second Meeting | 2.25.13 | 7 PM | Riddick 315 Welcome Back! Trivia Question: The United States is currently the only industrialized nation without a universal health care system in place. Approximately how many people in the US don’t have any form of health insurance? What is HOSA? - HOSA is a national student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education Division of ACTE. -Provides scholarship opportunities at both the State and National levels. -Allows students to learn and apply skills needed in health related fields through competitive events. -Brings students who share similar health care interests and want to serve their community together! Requirements -HOSA is one of the Pre-Health Clubs at NC State as well as an organization in almost all of the US and Puerto Rico! -Pre-Health Clubs have $15 dues to provide service opportunities to all of the clubs that are part of it. -Wolfpack HOSA dues are an additional $20 ($10 National, $5 State, $5 to our chapter to provide activities and opportunities to you! -Can pay HOSA dues at our meetings and Pre-Health Clubs dues at our meetings or in the envelope at the Health PAC office. -4 point requirement for both clubs to remain active! (service or meeting) This semester… Remaining Spring Meetings! February 25th- SLC Prep, Future Officer Interest March 25th- Officer Speeches/Elections, Final SLC Prep April 22nd- State Conference Recognition/New Officer Inductions/End of Year Celebration! This semester… • Service Raleigh - Saturday, March 23rd - Register using group password: hosanc (register before March 1st to get a shirt!) • Freshberry Fundraiser (Late March) • Officer Elections (March 25th) • Blood Drive (Monday, April 8th) • State Leadership Conference (April 11th-12th) State Leadership Conference • Thursday, April 11th & Friday, April 12th • Sheraton Four Seasons/Koury Convention Center— Greensboro, NC • Over 50 different competitive events! • Networking opportunities! Helpful Resources for Events • Official Competitive Events Resources: provide list of books used to study for events • Competitive Events Guidelines: provides sample questions, rules, and format of event • StudyBlue • Past competitors! Sample Competitive Event • Featured Event: Medical Terminology • Type: Health Science Events • Questions improving members abilities to identify, spell, define, and apply prefixes, suffixes, roots and anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and occupations related to the health care community. Question 1 The suffix for breathing is a. cide b. ion c. pnea d. stalis Question 2 The study of the structure, composition and function of body tissue is a. biology b. cytology c. endocrinology d. histology Question 3 Meggie was in an automobile accident and tore her deltoid muscle. The surgical procedure to repair the muscle is a. myelotomy b. myorrhapy c. myotomy d. diathermy Sample Competitive Event • Featured Event: Medical Spelling • Type: Health Science Events • Questions improving members abilities to define and spell terms associated with careers in the health care community. Question 4 An infection of the kidney is a. pilonefritis b. pyelonephritis c. pilonephritis d. pyelonefritis Question 5 A physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the brain is a a. newrologist b. noorologist c. nirologist d. neurologist Question 6 The process of swallowing is a. deglutition b. dayglutiion c. deglootition d. daiglution Officer Elections! • Elected based on members votes/past HOSA participation. • Officer Positions: President Elect Secretary Reporter Treasurer Historian Parliamentarian • Officer Info Interest Application (will be emailed out) • Two minute speech– Why should you be officer? @ the next meeting! Next Meeting: th 25 March @ 7 pm Riddick 315 Thanks for coming!!!