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Chain of Infection

Location: TechSteps.com

Learn about the six parts of the chain of infection. Using an infectious disease of your choice, explain how it is typically spread and how the likelihood of its transmission could be reduced.

HOSA Career Health Display

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This is a HOSA competitive event focusing on career research and oral presentation skills. Students develop a visual display of a specific career or cluster of careers in healthcare. The display allows expression of ideas through an artistic medium to highlight the benefits of a particular career focus.

HOSA Emergency Preparedness Event: CERT Skills

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event will consist of two rounds of competition for a 2-person team. Round One is a written, multiple choice test of knowledge and understanding. The top scoring teams will advance to Round Two for the performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario. The scenario will require the use of critical thinking skills. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Emergency Preparedness Event: CPR/First Aid

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event will consist of two rounds of competition for a 2-person team. Round One is a written, multiple choice test of knowledge and understanding. The top scoring teams will advance to Round Two for the performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario. The scenario will require the use of critical thinking skills. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Emergency Preparedness Event: Emergency Medical Technician

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event will consist of two rounds of competition for a 2-person team. Round One is a written, multiple choice tests of knowledge and understanding. The top scoring teams will advance to Round Two for the performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario. The scenario will require the use of critical thinking skills. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Emergency Preparedness Event: CERT Skills

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event will consist of two rounds of competition for a 2-person team. Round One is a written, multiple choice test of knowledge and understanding. The top scoring teams will advance to Round Two for the performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario. The scenario will require the use of critical thinking skills. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Emergency Preparedness Event: CPR/First Aid

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event will consist of two rounds of competition for a 2-person team. Round One is a written, multiple choice test of knowledge and understanding. The top scoring teams will advance to Round Two for the performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario. The scenario will require the use of critical thinking skills. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Emergency Preparedness Event: Emergency Medical Technician

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event will consist of two rounds of competition for a 2-person team. Round One is a written, multiple choice test of knowledge and understanding. The top scoring teams will advance to Round Two for the performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario. The scenario will require the use of critical thinking skills. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Emergency Preparedness Event: Life Support Skills

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

The competitive event will consist of an evaluation of student performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario. The scenario will require the use of critical thinking skills. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Emergency Preparedness Event: MRC Partnership

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

The MRC Partnership event is designed to encourage HOSA chapters to initiate and maintain a partnership with the Medical Reserve Corps. The partnership will promote and support the mission of HOSA, the mission of the Medical Reserve Corps, and the priorities of the United States Surgeon General. The event will consist of the implementation and documentation of partnership activities that contribute to strong, healthy and prepared communities. - This event will consist of three or more partnership activities between HOSA and the Medical Reserve Corps that will address three categories: A. Activities that promote the mission of the Medical Reserve Corps B. Activities that support the mission of HOSA C. Activities that focus on the Surgeon General’s priorities - Activities will be planned and facilitated by a chapter MRC committee, to consist of a Committee Chairman and one to five additional committee members. The chapter president and advisor will be ex-officio members of the MRC committee, and all chapters members may participate in the partnership activities. The 2-6 committee members will operate as a team in preparing for and competing in HOSA competitive events. See Event Guidelines for portfolio requirements and oral presentation rubric. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Emergency Preparedness Event: Public Health

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event involves a team of 2-6 members who select a topic of public health concern and create an effective, dynamic and creative public health presentation to educate the public on the chosen topic. Specific topic selection will be based on a category announced annually. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Health Professions Events: Biotechnology

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This HOSA event consists of two rounds of competition. Round One is a written, multiple choice test of knowledge and understanding. The top scoring competitors will advance to Round Two for the performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario. The scenario will require the use of critical thinking skills. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Health Professions Events: Clinical Nursing

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event consists of two rounds of competition. Round One is a written, multiple choice tests of knowledge and understanding. The top scoring competitors advance to Round Two for the performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario requiring the use of critical thinking skills. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Health Professions Events: Clinical Specialty

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event consists of two items: a) the development of a career portfolio, and b) the demonstration of a selected skill common to the chosen health career. The career portfolio is created by the competitor to show career understanding and documentation of a related work-based learning experience. The skill portion consists of the digitally recorded demonstration of a skill related to the chosen career. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Health Professions Events: Dental Science

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event consists of two rounds of competition. Round One will be a written, multiple choice tests of knowledge and understanding. The top scoring competitors will advance to Round Two for the performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario. The scenario requires the use of critical thinking skills. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Health Professions Events: Home Health Aide

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event consists of two rounds of competition. Round One will be a written, multiple choice tests of knowledge and understanding. The top scoring competitors will advance to Round Two for the performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario. The scenario requires the use of critical thinking skills. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Health Professions Events: Medical Assisting

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event will consist of two rounds of competition. Round One will be a written, multiple choice tests of knowledge and understanding. The top scoring competitors will advance to Round Two for the performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario. The scenario will require the use of critical thinking skills. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Health Professions Events: Nursing Assisting

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event consists of two rounds of competition. Round One will be a written, multiple choice tests of knowledge and understanding. The top scoring competitors will advance to Round Two for the performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario. The scenario requires the use of critical thinking skills. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Health Professions Events: Personal Care

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

The competitive event will consist of an evaluation of the student’s performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Health Professions Events: Physical Therapy

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event consists of two rounds of competition. Round One will be a written, multiple choice tests of knowledge and understanding. The top scoring competitors will advance to Round Two for the performance of selected skill procedure(s) identified in a written scenario. The scenario requires the use of critical thinking skills. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Leadership Event: Healthy Lifestyle

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event will consist of two rounds of competition. Round One will be a written, multiple choice test that will assess content knowledge of health literacy topics such as the physical benefits of exercise, healthy eating, and avoiding risky behaviors. In addition, each competitor will set a personal goal and document his or her efforts in a personalized Healthy Lifestyle notebook. The time period will begin on or after September 1st of the competition year, and will conclude at the specific conference at which the event is held. (NLC competitors may continue to pursue their goal and add to their notebook until the first day of the NLC.) In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Leadership Event: Interviewing Skills

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

Competitors shall apply for any health care related position for which they are trained or and 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.). In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Leadership Event: Job Seeking Skills

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

Competitors shall apply for any healthcare-related 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.). In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Leadership Event: Medical Photography

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

In this event, competitors will use digital photography to illustrate the health professions. Competitors will photograph three different health professionals, edit the photos using computer software technology, and then present the three printed pictures to a panel of judges. The oral presentation will focus on the profession depicted in the picture and what is happening in the photo. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Leadership Event: Prepared Speaking

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

Competitors shall develop and deliver a speech related to a selected national topic. The topic for the year will be announced at the conclusion of the previous National Leadership Conference in June. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Leadership Event: Researched Persuasive Speaking

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

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. Two topic areas will be selected each summer and will be announced in HOSA publications. Competitors select one of the topics and develop a speech and written paper (MLA format) to reflect the position taken on the selected topic, either for or against, supporting one position or the other. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Leadership Event: Speaking Skills

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

Competitors shall develop a speech related to a selected national topic. The topic for the year will be announced at the conclusion of the previous National Leadership Conference in June. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Recognition Event: HOSA Happenings

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

Chapters will tell the story of their chapter of HOSA-Future Health Professionals, throughout the year, using a print newsletter, electronic newsletter, or website. For this recognition event, chapters will select ONE (1) newsletter (print or electronic) or a website, to be judged at the state level, and will follow the state’s instructions for event submission. All submissions that reach a pre-determined standard will be awarded a Certificate of Excellence. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Recognition Event: HOSA Week

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

HOSA Week is designated the first full week in November (but other weeks can be used if needed). It gives members and advisors the opportunity to display their HOSA spirit, and support their community. This week of activities is designed to fulfill three goals: 1) provide school or community service 2) promote opportunities in health care 3) show appreciation to the health care community.In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, chapters must schedule a full week (5 days) of activities and document them on their HOSA Plan of Work. Events should include pictures and a short explanation of the activities.

HOSA Recognition Event: National Service Project

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

The HOSA National Service Project involves the sponsorship of a national healthcare organization by local HOSA chapters. Local chapters plan service projects to support the selected organization. Chapters document their involvement and submit documentation to their state advisor by the state deadline to be eligible for national recognition. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, chapters must schedule activities that support the annual National Service Project. Resulting donations (from scheduled activities) must be submitted to the designated organization. Receipts from the sponsored National Service Project organization will provide the necessary documentation to award the Level 3 dollar amount.

HOSA Recognition Event: Outstanding HOSA Chapter

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

HOSA chapter members create a scrapbook to record and preserve their chapter’s achievements during a single school year. Chapters earn points for properly documenting chapter activities in the scrapbook as described in the event rating sheets. Chapters who earn the required number of points are recognized as an “Outstanding HOSA Chapter.” The scrapbook serves as a yearbook to be kept by the chapter and shared with future chapter members. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Recognition Event: Outstanding State Leader

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event is designed to honor one Outstanding State Leader from each HOSA state association in recognition of the member’s commitment to HOSA and outstanding leadership of his/her state association. Each state will select one outstanding state leader to be recognized at the HOSA National Leadership Conference. The Outstanding State Leader is asked to e-mail summary information (page 2 of these guidelines) and a picture to hosa@hosa.org in the form of attachments by May 15 of the recognition year. The subject line of the e-mail should be: Outstanding State Leader from _________ (list state.) The attachments should include: • One page state summary (page 2) to include name, permanent mailing address, career goal and one paragraph statement about HOSA and how it has helped you. • Photo of honoree in HOSA uniform in electronic format. g. Each Outstanding State Leader will be presented with a plaque on. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Teamwork Event: Biomedical Debate

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event will consist of a Round One written test and a Round Two debate round. The debate round follows a modified Lincoln-Douglas debate format. The topic for both rounds will be announced annually. Teams of 3-4 members will participate in the Round One written test. The teams with the highest average score from on the test will qualify for the debate round. Debate round pairings and position (either the affirmative or negative) are based on random selection. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Teamwork Event: Community Awareness

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

Community Awareness is a service project designed to raise community awareness of a health-related issue of local, state and/or national interest. The project, selected by the HOSA chapter, should be one that addresses one specific health issue, need or concern and makes a worthwhile contribution to the community. The project should have a direct relationship to the organization's purposes and to Health Science Education. Activities are then planned to make the community aware of the health issue. The chapter documents each activity as it is planned, conducted and evaluated. When the project is completed, the chapter develops a portfolio that documents and explains the project and activities. A team of 2-4 competitors presents the chapter’s project to a panel of judges in an interview, using the portfolio as documentation of their accomplishments. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Teamwork Event: Creative Problem Solving

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event will involve two rounds of competition. Round One will consist of a written test to evaluate the team’s understanding of problem solving processes and theories. The top scoring teams will advance to Round Two and will be given a potential problem related to HOSA, a healthcare issue or the healthcare community. Teams will have 30 minutes to analyze the problem. Selected resource materials related to the problem will be provided. At the end of the preparation time, teams will have ten (10) minutes to present their solution to a panel of judges. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Teamwork Event: Forensic Medicine

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event will involve two rounds of competition. Round One will consist of a written test to evaluate the team’s understanding of forensic medicine. The top scoring teams will advance to Round Two and will be given a case study related to forensic medicine. Teams will have six (6) minutes to analyze a case study, which will include written information and may include physical evidence. Finally, teams will be given thirty (30) minutes to write their conclusions. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Teamwork Event: Health Education

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event involves a team of 2-4 members who select a health-related concept or instructional objective, then prepare a lesson, provide instruction, and evaluate results. The instruction must include the use of presentation tools such as a student-made video, computer demonstration software, slides, overhead transparencies, or any other form of media. Teams will provide instruction to a selected group of learners. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Teamwork Event: HOSA Bowl

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

Teams consisting of three-four (3-4) members each will take a written test in Round One. Top scoring teams advance to Round Two and compete by giving appropriate responses to items presented by a moderator. These items may be in the form of questions, incomplete statements, and/or definitions. Winners will be determined by a series of elimination rounds. The last remaining team becomes the first-place winner of a section. Section winners play in final rounds to determine the top three teams. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Teamwork Event: Parliamentary Procedure

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

This event will involve two rounds of competition. Round One will consist of a written test to evaluate the team’s understanding of parliamentary procedure. The top scoring teams will advance to Round Two and will be given a secret problem with motions to perform during the meeting. The team has ten (10) minutes preparation time prior to the ten (10) minute demonstration of the meeting. All team members must be involved in the meeting. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.

HOSA Teamwork Event: Public Service Announcement

Location: www.hosa.org/node/117

In this event, teams consisting of three-six (3-6) members will produce a 30-second Public Service Announcement (PSA). The PSA will promote a healthcare service organization, bring awareness to a healthcare situation, or educate the public at large in regard to health and well-being. In order for the proscribed dollar amount to be awarded within the Simulated Workplace environment, instructors must evaluate the students’ preparation using the Event Guideline’s rubrics prior to competition.