Presentation on theme: "HOSA Health Occupations Students of America n A program of student-led activities relating to Health Occupations Education designed to develop future."— Presentation transcript:
HOSA Health Occupations Students of America n A program of student-led activities relating to Health Occupations Education designed to develop future leaders for the health care community.
HOSA is Curricular n Activities relate to classroom instruction. n Activities relate to the Health Care Delivery System. n Activities are an outgrowth of the Health Occupations Education program. n Question: What is the difference between HOSA, a “curricular” organization, and other school clubs that are “extra- curricular?”
How Does HOSA Help You? HOSA How Does HOSA Help You? HOSA activities are integrated into the curriculum to provide students with the ability to: n Set goals for life-long career planning n Lead by using the democratic process n Develop leadership skills n Communicate more effectively n Build self-esteem n Interact with the health care community n Develop workplace readiness skills n Take pride in accomplishments
Mission Statement To enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all Health Occupations Education students, therefore, helping the students to meet the needs of the health care community.
HOSA Goals n To promote physical, mental and social well-being n To develop effective leadership qualities and skills n To develop character n To build pride and self-confidence n To improve communication skills n To understand the importance of service to others n To make realistic career choices and succeed in a health care profession
HOSA Encourages: n Interaction and cooperation with other students and professional organizations.
HOSA Provides for: n Individual and group achievement.
HOSADevelops: HOSA Develops: n An understanding of current health care issues, environmental concerns, and survival needs of the community, the nation, and the world.
HOSA Encourages... n Involvement in local, state and national health care and education projects.
The HOSA Emblem n The circle represents the continuity of health care n The triangle represents social, physical and mental well-being n The hands signify the caring of each HOSA member
Colors of the HOSA Emblem n Background of outer circle-maroon n Letters in circle - medical white Triangle - navy blue n Hands, figure, HOSA in triangle - medical white n Area around triangle - medical white n Founded in 1976 - navy blue
Local Chapters n Local HOSA members make up the local chapter. n The Health Occupations instructor serves as the HOSA chapter advisor. n Chapter members elect officers. n Chapter members participate in school, community, regional, state and national activities.
State Associations n State Officers lead State Associations. n State HOSA Advisor(s) represent the sponsoring agency and advise State Officers. n Chapter members participate in state projects and activities. n States select national voting delegates.
National Level n Endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education. n Local members affiliate with State and National HOSA. n HOSA, Inc. is the legal entity of HOSA n HOSA, Inc. is the legal entity of HOSA. n Endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education. n Local members affiliate with State and National HOSA. n HOSA, Inc. is the legal entity of HOSA n HOSA, Inc. is the legal entity of HOSA. n Each state has a representative on the legal body, HOSA, Inc. n National Headquarters is based in Flower Mound, Texas (Dallas). n National Officers comprise the National Executive Council.
HOSA is... n A national Career and Technical Student Organization that exclusively serves Health Occupations Education. n An integral part of the Health Occupations program.
HOSA Develops... n Leadership and Team Building Skills.
HOSA Encourages... n Civic and Social Responsibility.
HOSA Provides a... n National Competitive Events Program J Competency-Based J Health Care Specific HOSA
The HOSA Motto HOSA “The Hands of HOSA Mold the Health of Tomorrow”
HOSA’s Tagline HOE HOSA “HOE and HOSA - A Healthy Partnership”
HOSA 100% Affiliation n When all Health Occupations Education students in a program affiliate with HOSA at the local, state and national level—— the chapter receives a certificate and is listed as 100% HOSA in the HOSA Magazine.
HOSA 100 Club n Those chapters that submit their paid affiliation fee by October 15 will be recognized as part of the HOSA 100 Club in the HOSA Magazine. Chapters receive a special certificate.
What Do HOSA Chapters Do? n Chapters develop a Program of Work - a written outline of activities a local HOSA chapter plans to accomplish during the year. n The Program of Work involves members in a variety of experiences designed to meet their needs, as well as the needs of the organization, school and community.
Professional Activities n Field Trips n Guest Speakers n Employer Functions n Alumni Activities n Career Day or Career Fairs
Community Service Activities n Red Cross Bloodmobile n Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF n Adopt-a-Grandparent n Food Baskets for Needy Families n Make-a-Wish Foundation
Social Activities n Get-acquainted picnic n Monthly birthday celebration n Reception for capping/pinning n Collaborative activity with other career and technical student organizations (CTSO’s)
Fund-Raising Activities n Sales projects n Car washes n Dinners n Garage sales n Sponsors
For More Information about HOSA– Contact your State HOSA Advisor. Visit HOSA’s web site at www.hosa.org Call National HOSA at 1-800-321-HOSA.