# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences HOSA Competitive Events Correlation by Task

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

HOSA Competitive Events Correlation by Task

In this course, the following tasks/competencies reinforce the standards listed beside them. Teachers may identify additional reinforcements in locally developed instructional materials.

Task/Competency Number Task/Competency Statement Standards
39 Highlight the major developments of healthcare history. Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
40 Differentiate among the types of health insurance. Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
41 Differentiate among the types of medical care delivery systems. Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
42 Describe the roles of healthcare team members. Teamwork Events:  Health Career Display
44 Examine the influence of the Internet on the healthcare industry and on the individual consumer. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
45 Identify common medical prefixes, roots, and suffixes and their meanings, and medical terms related to human systems. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
46 Describe how word parts are combined to form medical terms. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
47 Interpret common abbreviations used in the healthcare field. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
48 Define terminology that relates to the various elements and systems of the body. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
49 Identify basic anatomical structure and body cavities. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
50 Identify chemical components of the body. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science ♦ Clinical Nursing
51 Identify the structures and functions of the cell. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
52 Identify the structures and functions of tissues. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
53 Identify the structures, functions, and diseases of the integumentary system. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
54 Identify the structures, functions, and diseases of the skeletal system. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
55 Identify the structures, functions, and diseases of the muscular system. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
56 Identify the structures, functions, and diseases of blood. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science ♦ Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
57 Identify the structures, functions, and diseases of the heart. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
58 Identify the structures, functions, and diseases of blood vessels and blood circulation. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
59 Identify the structures, functions, and diseases of the lymphatic system. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
60 Explain immunity and its relationship with the lymphatic system. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
61 Identify the structures, functions, and diseases of the respiratory system. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
62 Identify the structures, functions, and diseases of the gastrointestinal system. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology ♦ Knowledge Test: Nutrition
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
63 Identify the structures, functions, and diseases of the endocrine system. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
64 Identify the structures, functions, and diseases of the reproductive system. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
65 Identify the structures, functions and diseases of the nervous system. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
66 Identify the structures, functions and diseases of the urinary system. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
67 Identify the structures, functions, and diseases of the sensory system. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
68 Describe specimen preparation and handling. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting
69 Identify the diagnoses, laboratory tests, and procedures used in the treatment for the diseases/disorders of each body system. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science ♦ Clinical Nursing ♦ Medical Assisting
70 Examine body fluids and cells for bacteria, parasites, and other microorganisms. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science ♦ Medical Assisting
71 Analyze the chemical content of fluids and tissues. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science ♦ Medical Assisting
72 Examine cells to determine the quantity of and/or to look for abnormal cells in blood and other body fluids and tissues. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science ♦ Medical Assisting
73 Assess lab findings, using automated equipment and computerized instruments. Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
74 Document the results of laboratory findings. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science ♦ Medical Assisting
75 Report lab results to physicians. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science ♦ Medical Assisting
76 Identify the six essential nutrients, sources, and functions for optimal health and wellness. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Nutrition
77 Describe the digestion and metabolism of food. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Nutrition
78 Describe dietary guidelines recommended for health promotion. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Nutrition
79 Identify the principles of food management and safety. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Nutrition
80 Explain basic dietary management techniques. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Nutrition
81 Identify common medical conditions related to poor nutrition. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health ♦ Knowledge Test: Nutrition
82 Identify dietary patterns. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Nutrition ♦ Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
83 Identify general principles of pharmacology. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Pharmacy Science
84 Describe sources, types, and uses of common drugs. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Pharmacy Science
85 Explain the naming processes for drugs. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Pharmacy Science
86 Explain the importance of pharmacokinetics. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Pharmacy Science
87 Describe the elements of a prescription. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
88 Explain common abbreviations used on prescriptions. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
89 Calculate doses of medications. Health Science Events:  Medical Math
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
90 Identify drug administration routes. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Pharmacy Science
91 Explain the importance of drugs and supplements in preventive medicine. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Pharmacy Science
92 Explain current state and federal regulations regarding the practice of pharmacy. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
93 Summarize the approaches to health care for a variety of patient categories. Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
94 Explain the nature and importance of a medical history. Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Pharmacy Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
95 Examine concepts of care relating to ethnic, religious, cultural, and personal preferences. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
96 Explain the principles of effective communication. Leadership Events:  Interviewing Skills ♦ Job-Seeking Skills ♦ Prepared Speaking ♦ Speaking Skills
Teamwork Events:  Biomedical Debate ♦ Public Service Announcement
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
97 Apply principles of communication in establishing therapeutic relationships. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
98 Explain the concept and importance of the Patient’s Bill of Rights. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Nursing Assisting
99 Explain the function and importance of advance directives for health care. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
100 Examine the concepts of death and dying. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development ♦ Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
101 Explain the concept of integrated and holistic care. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
102 Explain the concept of infection control and asepsis. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science ♦ Clinical Nursing ♦ Clinical Specialty ♦ Dental Science ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care ♦ Pharmacy Science ♦ Physical Therapy ♦ Sports Medicine ♦ Veterinary Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Skills ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
103 Explain the chain of infection. Health Professions Events:  Dental Science ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
105 Explain transmission-based precautions. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science ♦ Clinical Nursing ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care ♦ Pharmacy Science ♦ Physical Therapy ♦ Sports Medicine ♦ Veterinary Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Skills ♦ CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
106 Demonstrate the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and safe workplace practices. Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care ♦ Pharmacy Science ♦ Physical Therapy ♦ Sports Medicine ♦ Veterinary Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Skills ♦ CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
107 Describe policies and procedures for handling and disposing of infectious and/or hazardous materials. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science ♦ Clinical Nursing ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care ♦ Pharmacy Science ♦ Physical Therapy ♦ Sports Medicine ♦ Veterinary Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Skills ♦ CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
108 Explain sterile processes. Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Medical Assisting
109 Identify the importance of the CDC and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines. Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Pharmacy Science
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
110 Identify emergency protection areas and devices. Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Pharmacy Science
111 Explain methods of fire safety. Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
113 Describe the principles of body mechanics. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Skills ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
115 Explain the importance of maintaining a safe and clean work environment. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science ♦ Clinical Nursing ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care ♦ Pharmacy Science ♦ Physical Therapy ♦ Sports Medicine ♦ Veterinary Science
116 Explain the process and importance of patient identification. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science ♦ Clinical Nursing ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care ♦ Pharmacy Science ♦ Physical Therapy ♦ Sports Medicine
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
117 Explain the purpose of medical records. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
119 Explain basic traumatic and medical emergency procedures. Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Skills ♦ CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
120 Identify the essential components of disaster planning. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Skills
121 Identify items found in a basic emergency kit. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Skills ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
122 Describe the causes, symptoms, and treatments of selected medical emergencies. Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Nursing Assisting
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Skills ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
123 Demonstrate CPR with the AED. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
124 Explain the concept of biotechnology. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
125 Identify the effects of innovations in biotechnology. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
126 Describe the effects of biotechnology on preventive health care. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
127 Describe the role biotechnology plays in medical forensics. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
128 Identify professional agencies and organizations in the healthcare field and the roles of each. Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
129 Examine the legal issues related to the health and medical science profession. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
130 Explain confidentiality and its connection to HIPAA. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
133 Describe the major career fields in health and medical sciences. Leadership Events:  Medical Photography
Teamwork Events:  Health Career Display
134 Research selected healthcare career(s). Health Professions Events:  Clinical Specialty
Leadership Events:  Medical Photography
Teamwork Events:  Health Career Display
136 Describe the history and current state of the opioid crisis in the United States. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  Creative Problem Solving ♦ HOSA Bowl ♦ Public Service Announcement
137 Describe the history and current state of the opioid crisis in Virginia. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  Creative Problem Solving ♦ HOSA Bowl ♦ Public Service Announcement
138 Define the pharmacological components and common uses of opioids. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
141 Identify addiction and its behavioral elements, as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health ♦ Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
142 Describe the treatment models of addiction therapy. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health ♦ Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
143 Describe the medication management antidote used to prevent fatal opioid overdoses. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
144 Explain the science of physiological and mental pain. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Nutrition ♦ Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
Teamwork Events:  Community Awareness ♦ Creative Problem Solving ♦ HOSA Bowl
145 Describe the diagnostic tools used in developing pain management plans. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Nutrition ♦ Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
Teamwork Events:  Community Awareness ♦ Creative Problem Solving ♦ HOSA Bowl
146 Describe pain treatment options available to various populations of patients. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Nutrition ♦ Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
Teamwork Events:  Community Awareness ♦ Creative Problem Solving ♦ HOSA Bowl
147 Describe the effects of opioid dependency on the human body systems. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
148 Explain the mechanism and physical effects of opioids on the human body. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
149 Explain the use of opioids in practice settings, the role of opioids in pain management, and risk factors associated with the use of the medication. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Teamwork Events:  Creative Problem Solving ♦ HOSA Bowl
150 Describe the withdrawal and tapering side effects of opioid use. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
151 Describe storage and disposal options for opioids. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
152 Explain community resources for education about opioid use. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
153 Describe key communication topics involving opioids for patients. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
154 Describe communication topics for caregivers and family members. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing