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Promoting Healthy Partnerships Introducing HOSA
HOSA A student-led organization with a program of work designed to recruit qualified students, provide developmental opportunities and develop the future leaders of the health care community.
Why HOSA? Early 1970s – HOE (Health Science) programs started Part of Vocational (now Career Tech) Education Mid 1970s – Health Care Leaders wanted healthcare organization HOSA founded in 1976
HOSA is Curricular HOSA activities relate to the delivery of health care. HOSA activities are an outgrowth of the Health Science Education program. HOSA extends the classroom. HOSA supports the school/state curriculum.
for All Future Health Care Professionals Activities can be offered for students who plan to pursue a health career when a health science program does not exist. Chapters can be sponsored by health care community agencies. AHEC Charter Schools HCA
HOSA’s Mission all To enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all Health Science students, therefore, helping students meet the needs of the health care community.
HOSA Goals To promote opportunities in the health professions. To develop effective leadership qualities and skills. To develop character. To build pride and self-confidence.
HOSA members engage in learning outside the classroom And develop an understanding of current health care issues, environmental concerns, and survival needs of the community, the nation, and the world.
Local Chapters HOSA chapter involves HSE students. The HSE instructor serves as the HOSA chapter advisor. Chapter members elect officers. Chapter members participate in school, community, regional, state and national activities.
HOSA Provides a Spark for Learning… The National Competitive Events Program!!
Offering 55 Leadership and Health- Related Events
NLC Offers Members Opportunities for... Energizing General Sessions Health Care Workshops Travel Advisor Workshops New Acquaintances and Friends Fun
Including Spectacular Sessions NLC Opening Session Anaheim, California HOSA delegates enjoy laser and in-door fireworks extravaganza! Welcome HOSAMembers
And National Champions! Secondary Postsecondary/Collegiate Including 4 special needs events
National Leadership Conference Held Annually in June National Leadership Conference Held Annually in June State Leadership Conference Held in the Spring-Ask the State Advisor State Leadership Conference Held in the Spring-Ask the State Advisor The Road to the NLC Fall Leadership Conference Held to train chapter officers Fall Leadership Conference Held to train chapter officers Local Chapter/Classroom Chapter Competitors Selected Local Chapter/Classroom Chapter Competitors Selected
Idaho HOSA State Officers Pictured left to right: Robert Montgomery, “Sam” Kwang Soo Hong, “David” Young Soo Hong, MacKenzie Westfall, Kyle T. Bowman
Positive contribution to the community A pulse on the future Easy access (captive audience) Partner in developing future employees Exposure to the REAL healthcare world What’s in it for the Healthcare Community?
Positive affiliation – adolescent need to belong Service activities serve the school Positive PR – community and parent connection MORE learning What’s in it for the School?
MORE learning – connects classroom with the real world Gets teacher closer to the student Program recruitment Satisfaction, joy What’s in it for the teacher?
FUN! Success! Go to the head of the class Takes the “ER” out of the career decision-making process Opportunity for achievement What’s in it for the student?
The HOSA Motto “The Hands of HOSA Mold the Health of Tomorrow”
For More Information Visit Idaho HOSA at: pte.idaho.gov/Health/HOSA/ HOSA_Home.html Visit National HOSA’s web site: HOSA.org or call HOSA. Michelle Graves, HOSA State Coordinator Joanne Clovis, HOSA State Advisor, Tammy Ackerland, State Office Support