# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician HOSA Competitive Events (High School) Correlation by Task

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

HOSA Competitive Events (High School) 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 Summarize major developments in 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
43 Examine the effect of health informatics on the healthcare industry and on the individual. Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
44 Describe the scope of practice of a patient care technician (PCT). Leadership Events:  Medical Photography
Teamwork Events:  Health Career Display
45 Maintain Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification for healthcare providers. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid
46 Adhere to HIPAA regulations regarding protected health information. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
47 Communicate with other healthcare professionals using appropriate medical terminology. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
51 Examine legal and ethical concerns pertaining to medical care. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
52 Examine concepts of care relating to ethnic, religious/spiritual, cultural, and personal preferences. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
53 Describe the roles of professionalism, including legal and ethical boundaries, for a PCT. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
54 Implement the Five Rights of Delegation. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
55 Identify word parts and medical terminology. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
56 Define abbreviations and medical terms. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
57 Demonstrate accurate documentation. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
58 Explain the importance of Standard Precautions and transmission-based precautions. Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
59 Differentiate between Standard Precautions and transmission-based precautions. Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
60 Explain concepts related to medical and surgical asepsis. Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
61 Demonstrate aseptic technique and sterile technique. Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing ♦ Home Health Aide ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
62 Define types of abuse and neglect. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting
63 Report suspected abuse and neglect per facility policy. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting
64 Follow regulatory agencies' patient/client safety guidelines. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
65 Use proper body mechanics when performing job functions. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
66 Monitor environmental safety. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
67 Respond to emergency situations. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
68 Follow procedures for identifying patients/clients. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
69 Report work-related accidents according to facility policy. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
70 Identify the body systems. Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
71 Identify the body cavities and the organs within these cavities. Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
72 Identify the parts and functions of a cell. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
73 Identify the tissues within the body. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
74 Identify the major structures and functions of the endocrine system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
75 Describe the major disorders of the endocrine system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
76 Identify the major structures and functions of the circulatory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
77 Describe the major disorders of the circulatory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
78 Identify the major structures and functions of the musculoskeletal system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
79 Describe the major disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
80 Identify the major structures and functions of the gastrointestinal system, including the oral cavity. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
81 Describe the major disorders of the gastrointestinal system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
82 Identify the major structures and functions of the reproductive system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
83 Describe the major disorders of the reproductive system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
84 Identify the major structures and functions of the urinary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
85 Describe the major disorders of the urinary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
86 Identify the major structures and functions of the respiratory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
87 Describe the major disorders of the respiratory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
88 Identify the major structures and functions of the nervous system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
89 Describe the major disorders of the nervous system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
90 Identify the major structures and functions of the sensory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
91 Describe the major disorders of the eye, ear, and other sensory organs. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
92 Identify the major structures and functions of the integumentary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
93 Describe the major disorders of the integumentary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
94 Describe the major stages of growth and developmental abilities. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
95 Describe the effects of the aging process on major body systems. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
96 Identify the psychosocial problems associated with the older adult. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
97 Identify needs related to death and dying. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
98 Obtain vital signs. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
99 Obtain patient/client height and weight. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
102 Assist with basic patient/client care. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
104 Provide emotional support for patients/clients and their families. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Medical Assisting ♦ Nursing Assisting
105 Assist the patient/client in admission, discharge, and/or transfer per facility policy. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
106 Follow the nursing care plan or restorative plan of care. Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting
108 Perform postmortem care. Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting
109 Perform passive range of motion (ROM) for the patient. Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Physical Therapy
110 Maintain skin integrity. Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
121 Describe basic human anatomy and physiology in relation to phlebotomy. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
122 Identify the steps in laboratory specimen collection. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
123 Respond to complications of phlebotomy. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
126 Explain the order of the draw for tubes. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
127 Demonstrate the collection, handling, and processing of laboratory procedures. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
128 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
129 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
130 Define the pharmacological components and common uses of opioids. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
133 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
134 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
135 Describe the medication management antidote used to prevent fatal opioid overdoses. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
136 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
137 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
138 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
139 Describe the effects of opioid dependency on the human body systems. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
140 Explain the mechanism and physical effects of opioids on the human body. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
141 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
142 Describe the withdrawal and tapering side effects of opioid use. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
143 Describe storage and disposal options for opioids. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
144 Explain community resources for education about opioid use. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
145 Describe key communication topics involving opioids for patients. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
146 Describe communication topics for caregivers and family members. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing