2What does HOSA stand for? Health Occupations Students of America
3What is HOSA?HOSA is:National student led organization for career and technical education students who are interested in or are pursing a career in health professionsEndorsed by US Dept of Education & Association for Career and Technical Education.
4What is HOSA? Develops the - physical - social, and - mental well-being of its members by building confidence in their ability to develop skills that will lead to career entry and advancement in their chosen profession
5HOSA Mission:To enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality healthcare by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all Health Science/Health Occupations Education students, therefore, helping students meet the needs of the health care community
6The Hands of HOSA Mold the Health of Tomorrow. HOSA National Motto:The Hands of HOSA Mold the Health of Tomorrow.
7"HOSA: It's In Our Hearts to Keep yours Beating!" National Theme:"HOSA: It's In Our Hearts to Keep yours Beating!"- Submitted by Ohio HOSA
82012-12 Service Organization Juvenile Diabetes Research FoundationVolunteer service (nonfundraiser)Fundraiser(independent chapters)Walk for a Cure
9HOSA Creed I BELIEVE in the health care profession. I BELIEVE in the profession for which I am being trained and in the opportunities, which my training offers.I BELIEVE in education.I BELIEVE that through education I will be able to make the greatest use of my skills, knowledge and experience in order to become a contributing member of the health care team of my community.
10HOSA Creed cont. I BELIEVE in myself. I BELIEVE that by using the knowledge and skills of my profession I will become more aware of myself. Through fulfilling these goals I will become a more responsible citizen.I BELIEVE that each individual is important in his or her own right; therefore, I will treat each person with respect and love.To this end, I dedicate my training, my skills and myself to serve others through Health Occupations Students of America.
11HOSA Emblem Navy Blue- loyalty to the healthcare profession Medical White- Purity of purposeMaroon- compassion of HOSA membersCircle – represents the continuity of health careTriangle- represents the 3 aspects of human kind well being: social, mental, & physicalHands – signify the caring of each HOSA member
12History of HOSAIdea 1st conceived at a meeting in Cherry Hill, New Jersey - Nov. 1975Officially organized at a constitutional convention held in Arlington, TX November 19766 states participated, with over 300 student leaders participating at convention6000 student members belonged to organization
13History of HOSA1st program specialist was Helen K. Powers – appointed in 1957, health occupations were growing throughout the nation, she was appointed to supervise this fieldPrevious titles for HOSAFuture nurses clubs and vocational industrial club of AmericaAmerican Vocational AssociationHealth Occupations Education Division of the American Vocational Association
14History of HOSA 1st constitutional convention – Nov 10-13, 1976 Held at 6 Flags in Arlington, TXAttended by 384 persons (students & advisors)Representatives from Alabama, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, TexasName adopted – HEALTH OCCUPATIONS STUDENTS OF AMERCIAColors selected1st president – Lynn McGee of North Carolina
15History of HOSA 1st National Leadership conference – April 27-30, 1978 Oklahoma City, OK14 States attended, Tennessee attendedEmblem adopted – submitted by McNairy Central High School of TennesseeNational HOSA dress adopted
16Tennessee HOSABegan in August 1977Tennessee was the eighth state in the nation to affiliate with the HOSA organization
18Official HOSA Dress-Males Navy Blazer with emblem over heartWhite dress shirtNavy or Maroon tieMatching navy or white slacksHOSA pin centered on left lapel of jacketNavy, black or white dress shoes
19Official HOSA Dress-Females Navy Blazer with emblem over heartWhite shirt or blouseNavy or White skirt or slacksNavy, black or white dress shoesHOSA member pin on left lapel of jacketThe maroon scarf is no longer a required part of uniform, maroon accent is optional as a scarf or bow tie
20Recognition/Award Dress code Females: dress, HOSA uniform or business attireMales: Business attire or HOSA uniformEach competitive event has a dress code!!
21Why HOSA?The Health Science instructors serve as the HOSA chapter advisor.HOSA members practice, refine and seek recognition for skills gained in the Health Science classroom.The Health Science classroom provides the skills required to enter competitions and advance in their chosen health profession.
22HOSA……Is committed to attracting qualified students to the health professionsOffers opportunities to develop, practice and refine leadership skills.Creates an environment that motivates learners.Recognizes high performing members and teams through HOSA’s National Competitive Events Program
23HOSA CompetitionAllows HOSA students to compete in various aspects of the medical fieldDifferent competitive categoriesCompetition at regional, state and national levelsRegional: Union University, TN ,January 17th, 2012State: Nashville, TN, April 16-18th , 2012 (Opryland Hotel)National: Orlando, Fl, June 20-23th 2012
24HOSA Competition Competitive events: Health Science Events Health Profession EventsEmergency PreparednessLeadership EventsTeamwork EventsRecognition
25Dental Spelling Dental Terminology Medical Spelling Health Science EventsDental SpellingDental TerminologyMedical SpellingMedical TerminologyMedical Math
26Health Profession Events Administrative Medical AssistingHOSA Medical OfficeBiotechnologyClinical NursingClinical SpecialtyDental AssistingHome Health AidMedical Assisting - ClinicalMedical Laboratory AssistingNursing AssistingPhysical TherapySports MedicineVeterinary Assisting
27Emergency Preparedness Events CPR/First Aid (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)Emergency Medical TechnicianCERT (Community Emergency Response Team)Public Health Emergency PreparednessFirst Aid/Rescue Breathing
29Teamwork Events Community Awareness Creative Problem Solving Forensic MedicineHOSA BowlParliamentary ProcedureCareer Health DisplayBiomedical DebateMedical ReadingHealth EducationPSA
30Goals of HOSATo make realistic career choices and seek successful employment in the health care fieldTo develop an understanding of the importance of interacting and cooperating with other students and organizationsTo encourage individual and group achievement
31Goals of HOSATo develop an understanding of current health care issues, environmental concerns and survival needs of the community, nation and the worldTo encourage involvement in local, state and national health care and education projectsTo develop effective leadership skills and qualities
32Goals of HOSA To develop character To develop the ability to communicate more effectively with peopleTo understand the importance of pleasing oneself as well as being of service to othersTo build self-confidence and pride in one’s work
33How does HOSA work?HOSA chapter is formed by Health Science students who are pursuing a career in health professionsHOSA chapters are encouraged to recruit students interested in health care but are unable to enroll in a Health Science course.Chapter members elect local officers
34HOSA MembershipHOSA members develop qualities and skills to assume leadership roles in their future health care professionsMembership FeesNational- $10.00State- $4.00Local- $1.00Fees are collected and mailed to National HOSA
36Postsecondary/Collegiate Division Composed of students enrolled in a year, 4-year or certificate programCan be students at a Technology Center, Community College or UniversityTennessee Postsecondary Programs are at MTSU
37Alumni and Professional Division Alumni Division is composed of persons who have been a member of HOSAMembership is free to all previous membersProfessional Division is composed of persons who are associated with or are participating in Health Science in professional capacities
38Honorary DivisionGiven to those who have made significant contributions to the development of HOSA and/or rendered outstanding service to the organization
39Recognition Outstanding HOSA Chapter National Recognition Program Kaiser Permanente Health Care Issues ExamNational Service ProjectBarbara James Service AwardOutstanding Alumni MemberOutstanding State OfficerChapter NewsletterHOSA WeekHOSA Week Proclamation
40National Leadership Conference Exciting general sessionsEducational and social learning activitiesLeadership academiesTours to healthcare facilitiesExhibits presented by professional healthcare associationsThe National Competitive Events programThe annual business of the national student organization of HOSA by the national voting delegatesThe Educational Symposium - workshops presented by professional partners that provide Information about current health care issuesAn opportunity to meet people from across the United States and Puerto Rico with similar career goalsFun, excitement, recognition, and opportunity for HOSA members!
41This organization opens the door for many medical opportunities as well as training the students in some of the advantages and problems that they will face in medical careers.
42Further information can be found at: Questions?Further information can be found at:HOSA week- November 6-12, 2011