HOSA Competition February 15,16, 2012 Cost: $6.00 to Test in December, $25.00 for conference attendance in February Dress Code: Blue or black suit (girls can wear skirt or pants), Teams are to dress alike, Skill demonstrations can be done in scrubs Event Team/ Individual Test in Dec. Dec3-7 Reference Material Considerations Yes Dofka, Charline. Dental Terminology Mosby’s Dental Dictionary Individual Test Individual Test Individual Test Individual Test Yes Self study, definition of terms Individual Test Yes Individual Test Individual Test Individual Test Yes Knowledge Test Pharmacology Biotechnology Individual Test Individual Test and Skill Yes Dofka, Charline. Dental Terminology Mosby’s Dental Dictionary Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. Mosby's Medical, Nursing & Allied Health Dictionary Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. Medical Terminology for Health Professions Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary., Diversified Health Occupations Medical Dosage Calculations Journey Across the Lifespan: Human Development and Health Promotion Human Development Across the Lifespan. Nutrition and Diet Therapy, Basic Nutrition and Diet Therapy, Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions Human Diseases: A Systemic Approach. Diversified Health Occupations Health Science Fundamentals. Code Blue: A Tale of Romance, Murder, Mystery and Managed Care., Legal and Ethical Perspectives in Health Care, An Integrated Approach, Introductory Clinical Pharmacology. Yes Basic Clinical Laboratory Techniques Biotechnology: Science for the New Millennium, http://www.bio.org/ Self study for test, practice skills at home and in classroom, good in biology and chemistry Clinical Nursing Individual Test and skill Individual portfolio, skill Yes Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques Introductory Medical Surgical Nursing Health Professions: Career and Education Directory, Self study for test, practice skills at home and in classroom Job shadow, create portfolio, demonstrate skill Dental science Individual Test and skill Yes Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide. Delmar's Dental Assisting, A Comprehensive Approach Self study for test, practice skills at home and in classroom Home Health Aide Individual Test and skill Individual Test and skill Yes Homemaker Home Health Aide Yes Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies. Diversified Health Occupations Nursing Assisting Individual Test and skill Yes Diversified Health Occupations, Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants Physical Therapy Individual Test and skill Yes Diversified Health Occupations. Introduction to Physical Therapy Event Team/ Individual Test in Dec. Dec. 27 Sports Medicine Individual Test and skill Yes Dental Spelling Individual Test Dental Terminology Medical Spelling Medical Terminology Medical Math Knowledge Test Growth and Development Knowledge Test Nutrition Knowledge Test Patholphysiology Knowledge Test Concepts of Health Care Clinical Specialty Medical Assisting Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Reference Material Sports Medicine Essentials Essentials of Athletic Injury Management Self study, spelling skills Self study, spelling skills Self study, definition of terms Self study, Math skills Self study Self study Self study Self study Self study Self study for test, practice skills at home and in classroom Self study for test, practice skills at home and in classroom Self study for test, practice skills at home and in classroom Helpful if you are in the CNA program Self study for test, practice skills at home and school Considerations Self study for test, practice skills at home and in classroom Sports Trainer class helpful Veterinarian Medicine Individual Test and skill Yes Introduction to Veterinary Principles and Practices of Veterinary Technology American Red Cross. Dog First Aid. References for Companion Animal Breeds/Species Identification: • Dogs = American Kennel Club http://www.akc.org/ • Cats = Cat Fancy - http://www.cfainc.org/ Self study for test, practice skills at home and in classroom First aid/ CPR 2 person team Test and skill Yes Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers• American Heart Association, Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED. Self study for test, practice skills at home and in classroom Basic First Aid/ CPR EMT 2 person team Test and skill Yes Fundamentals of Basic Emergency Care, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers, • Emergency Care. http://www.nremt.org/nremt/about/exam_coord_m an.asp Self study for test, practice skills at home and in classroom More advanced than First Aid/CPR Community Emergency Response Team 2 person team Test and skill Yes CERT Curriculum http://www.citizencorps.gov/cert/training_mat.sht m 2-4 person team Test and presentation Yes This event is designed to align with the CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) national training program of FEMA. It is a program to prepare citizens (friends, families, neighbors, co-workers) to respond effectively in a disaster when first responders are not available Competitors must be in official HOSA uniform or in proper business attire during the event orientation, and bonus points will be awarded for proper dress at the event orientation. During the actual event, competitors may wear official HOSA uniform, proper business attire, costumes or any attire appropriate to the presentation. There will not be a dress bonus for presentation dress since teams may wear whatever they wish to wear. Public Health Emergency Preparedness • NIMS Curriculum IS-700a http://training.fema.gov/emiweb/is/is700a.asp 2012-13 topic is: • National Prevention Strategy http://www.healthcare.gov/news/fact sheets/2011/06/prevention06162011a.html Teams will use the National Prevention Strategy: America’s Plan for Better Health and Wellness as their resource for developing a public health presentation about one or more of the following strategies that contribute to the prevention of disease and the promotion of healthy practices. o Injury and violence free living o Tobacco free living o Preventing drug abuse and excessive alcohol use o Active living o Healthy eating Epidemiology Individual ?? CDC EXCITE! Website http://www.cdc.gov/excite/classroom/index.htm • Young Epidemiology Scholars http://www.collegeboard.com/yes/ft/iu/framework. html •http://yes.collegeboard.org/epidemiologyresources/glossary • Basic Epidemiology – World Health Organization http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2006/924154 7073_eng.pdf • Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases http://scienceeducation.nih.gov/customers.nsf/HSDiseases.htm To encourage Health Science students to study the effects of health and disease in populations, to improve their scientific literacy, and to provide insights into public health careers. In addition to the multiple-choice items, competitors will apply their knowledge of epidemiology and investigative skills to an epidemiological scenario in the form of a case study. • What is Public Health? http://www.whatispublichealth.org/careers/index.ht ml Event Extemporaneous Health Team/ Individual Test in Dec. Dec. 27 Reference Material Individual No Competitors are expected to provide all supplies Considerations To encourage Health Science students to improve their ability to analyze and interpret Poster appropriate to their preferred art medium. Supplies are limited to: • Pencils • Crayons • Ruler • Instruments used for drawing arcs, angles and curves (For example: T-square, protractor) • Ink pens • Colored markers or colored pencils • Erasers • Charcoal and pastels • Pencil sharpener. current health and HOSA-related issues and express and communicate this interpretation through development of a poster. No pre-constructed props or artwork Extemporaneous Speaking Individual No Should have good speaking skills, practice is essential Can be any topic related to current health issues or HOSA. For example: • HOSA and Community Service – The Benefits of Service Learning • Teens and Smoking • The Value of HOSA in Promoting Career Opportunities in Health Care Extemporaneous Writing Individual NO Should have good writing skills, ability to put thoughts into an organized written format, grammar is essential This can be any topic related to Health Science Education or HOSA, such as: • HOSA: A Contributing Member of the Healthcare Community o How does HOSA contribute to the healthcare community? o What types of services does HOSA provide? o What are the benefits to the healthcare community? o What are the benefits to HOSA members? Medical Photography Individual No Job Seeking Skills Individual Cover letter and Resume may need to be turned in by the last of Decemb er/first of January Prepared Speaking Individual No Researched Persuasive Speaking Individual No Healthy Lifestyle Individual Yes To encourage Health Science students to analyze health careers through the use of digital photography, and to use technology in editing and presenting digital pictures. Take pictures of various health care professional – make a portfolio of pictures and be interviewed Competitors shall apply for any healthcarerelated position for which they are trained or are being trained. Competitors will prepare a cover letter and resume to bring with them to the conference. At the conference, competitors will complete a job application (at orientation) and participate in a job interview (assigned time received at orientation.). The speech topic is: "HOSA: Caring for the Future” Research, writing , and speaking skills Competitors shall write a paper and develop a speech in which they must take a stand, either in favor of or opposed to a health related issue. The 2012-13 topics are: • Hospital Hiring Practices: Persons Who Smoke or Have Visible Tattoos Need Not Apply • Junk Food Ban in Schools http://www.hhs.gov/safety/index.html http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyLiving/ Each competitor will set a personal goal and document his or her efforts in a personalized Healthy Lifestyle notebook. http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/obesityvisio n/ http://www.healthyweightcommit.org/ http://www.letsmove.gov/ Community Awareness Team of 2-4 Creative Problem Solving 3-4 team members Yes Forensic Medicine 2 team members Yes Parliamentary Procedure 6-8 Team members Yes Career Health Display 2 team members No Biomedical Debate 3-4 team members No Medical Reading No The purpose of the Community Awareness project is to provide Health Science students with the opportunity to: 1. Develop a project to promote community awareness using issues that may be of local, state, and/or national interest. 2. Assist communities to become more aware of the pros and cons of the issue selected. 3. Promote goodwill and public relations for local HOSA chapters. 4. Evaluate the effectiveness and impact of the project on the community 3 members Yes Creative Problem Solving: The Door to Individual Success and Change. 101 Creative Problem Solving Techniques.. My Pocket Mentor. Decision Making & Problem Solving Strategies Adelman, Howard C., M.D., Forensic Medicine. 2007 Infobase publishing, ISBN 0791089266 • James, Stuart H and Jon J. Nordby. Forensic Science To develop leadership skills by using parliamentary procedure to conduct a simulated business meeting. This event is based on team competition; therefore, members learn the importance of cooperation and working together through competitive performance. Develop a visual display of a specific career or cluster of careers in healthcare. The display allows the students to express ideas through an artistic medium to highlight the benefits of a particular career focus. The students will also be judged on their ability to present themselves and communicate the career information to others. Health Science students will have an opportunity to develop and demonstrate skills in debating a biomedical issue See attached flyer Team members will create a portfolio and go through an interview process To encourage Health Science students to analyze the problem solving process and to work as a team to apply their problem solving skills in creating a solution to a hypothetical healthcare-related problem. To encourage Health Science students to analyze careers in forensic medicine and to work as a team to apply their knowledge and skills in creating a solution to a forensic medicine-related problem Must make a commitment to be a team member and attend practices regularly. Should be creative and have access to a health professional to interview Physician Participation in Lifestyle Rationing Should doctors decide whether to treat you or perform certain kinds of surgeries based on whether you are a smoker or not, treatments to smokers and the obese, and these factors are used to determine eligibility for many organ transplant procedures. Should physicians support lifestyle rationing, or any type of health care rationing? (Key search terms include but are not limited to: Lifestyle rationing, health care rationing, rationing healthcare resources, health care costs) The multiple choice questions on the Round One test will assess knowledge of the topic. To encourage Health Science students to improve their reading comprehension, oral Health Education Public Service announcement 2-4 members 3-6 members No Select a health-related concept or instructional objective, then prepare a lesson, provide instruction, and evaluate results. No To encourage health science students to analyze the general public’s understanding of a healthcare issue, and to use technology to produce a public service announcement communication, and teamwork skills. Students will teach a class and prepare a portfolio of their lesson 2012-13 topic is: • No Pressure! Tips for Recognizing and Preventing Hypertension The actual title can be changed by the team, as long as the PSA encourages the public to recognize and prevent hypertension.