# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician 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 Summarize 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
43 Examine the impact of health informatics on the healthcare industry and on the individual consumer. Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
45 Obtain and maintain Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification for healthcare providers. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
46 Adhere to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations regarding Protected Health Information (PHI). Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
47 Communicate with other healthcare professionals using appropriate medical terminology. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
49 Use effective communication to interact with the patient, the patient's family, and other members of the healthcare team. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development ♦ Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
50 Adhere to regulations regarding operational standards. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
51 Define legal and ethical terms pertaining to medical care. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
52 Examine concepts of care relating to ethnic, religious/spiritual, cultural, and personal preferences. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
53 Describe the roles of professionalism, including legal and ethical boundaries for patient care technician. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
55 Define the foundations of word structure. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
56 Define abbreviations and medical terms. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
58 Explain the importance of standard and transmission-based precautions. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
Teamwork Events:  Community Awareness ♦ Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Epidemiology
59 Differentiate between standard and transmission-based precautions. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Epidemiology
60 Explain aseptic technique and sterile technique. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
62 Define types of abuse and neglect. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
63 Report suspected abuse and neglect per facility protocol. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
64 Follow regulatory agencies' patient safety guidelines. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ 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 ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
67 Respond to emergency situations. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
68 Follow procedures for identifying patients. Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
70 Identify the body systems. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
71 Identify body cavities and the organs within these cavities. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
72 Identify the parts and functions of a cell. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
73 Identify tissues within the body. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
74 Identify the major structures and functions of the endocrine system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
75 Identify major disorders of the endocrine system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
76 Identify the major structures and functions of the circulatory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
77 Identify major disorders of the circulatory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
78 Identify the major structures and functions of the musculoskeletal system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
79 Identify major disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
80 Identify the major structures and functions of the gastrointestinal system, including the oral cavity. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
81 Identify major disorders of the gastrointestinal system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
82 Identify major disorders of the oral cavity. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
83 Identify the major structures and functions of the reproductive system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
84 Identify major disorders of the reproductive system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
85 Identify the major structures and functions of the urinary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
86 Identify major disorders of the urinary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
87 Identify the major structures and functions of the respiratory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
88 Identify major disorders of the respiratory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
89 Identify the major structures and functions of the nervous system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
90 Identify major disorders of the nervous system, including Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
91 Identify the major structures and functions of the sensory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
92 Identify the major parts and functions of the eye and ear. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
93 Identify major disorders of the eye, ear, and other sensory organs. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
94 Identify the major structures and functions of the integumentary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
95 Identify major disorders of the integumentary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
96 Describe the major stages of growth and developmental abilities. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
97 Describe the effects of the normal aging process on major body systems. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
98 Identify psychosocial problems associated with the elderly. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
99 Identify needs related to death and dying. (Required for certification by Virginia Board of Nursing) Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
100 Obtain vital signs. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
101 Obtain patient height and weight. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
102 Report any new changes in the patient’s condition. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
103 Demonstrate methods of pain management. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
105 Assist with activities of daily living (ADL). Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
106 Monitor intake and output. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Nutrition
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
107 Provide emotional support for patients and their families while performing patient care. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
109 Follow the established restorative plan of care ordered for the patient. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
110 Remove peripheral IVs. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
111 Perform postmortem care. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting
112 Perform passive range of motion (ROM) for the patient. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
113 Maintain skin integrity. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
114 Apply sequential compression boots. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
115 Apply anti-embolitic stockings (e.g., TED hose). Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
116 Assist the patient with coughing and deep-breathing exercises. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide ♦ Nursing Assisting
117 Assist the patient with incentive spirometry. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
118 Check dressings for increased saturation and changes. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
119 Assist with reapplication of oxygen therapy. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
120 Assist with wound/ostomy care per facility protocol. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
121 Report edema. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
122 Review the requisition for testing requirements and patient identity. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
123 Prepare the patient. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
124 Apply electrodes on patients. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
125 Respond to the signs and symptoms of cardiopulmonary compromise. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
126 Demonstrate Holter monitor procedures. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
127 Describe basic human anatomy and physiology in relation to phlebotomy. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
128 Interpret common abbreviations used in phlebotomy and basic medical laboratory terminology related to phlebotomy. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
130 Demonstrate specimen collection procedures appropriate to the patient. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development ♦ Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
132 Demonstrate blood collection, handling, and processing for venipuncture procedures. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
133 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
134 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
135 Define the pharmacological components and common uses of opioids. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
138 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
139 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
140 Describe the medication management antidote used to prevent fatal opioid overdoses. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
141 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
142 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
143 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
144 Describe the effects of opioid dependency on the human body systems. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
145 Explain the mechanism and physical effects of opioids on the human body. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
146 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
147 Describe the withdrawal and tapering side effects of opioid use. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
148 Describe storage and disposal options for opioids. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
149 Explain community resources for education about opioid use. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
150 Describe key communication topics involving opioids for patients. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
151 Describe communication topics for caregivers and family members. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing