# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Pharmacy Technician II 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 Receive prescription or medication orders. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
40 Assist in obtaining information from a patient/patient's representative, at the direction of the pharmacist. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
41 Record data to assist the pharmacist in monitoring patient outcomes. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
42 Assist the pharmacist in collecting data. Health Science Events:  Pathophysiology ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
43 Confirm a prescription or medication order. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
44 Generate a patient profile. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
45 Process a prescription or medication order. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Specialty ♦ Pharmacy Science
46 Compound a prescription or medication order. Health Science Events:  Medical Math ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
47 Provide medication to a patient/patient's representative. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
48 Assist with data collection and analysis for quality assurance and for patient safety activities. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
51 Provide supplemental information, as permitted by state law and regulations. Teamwork Events:  Community Awareness ♦ Health Education
52 Communicate with a patient to determine whether the patient needs/wants counseling with the pharmacist. Health Science Events:  Medical Law and Ethics
53 Perform screening functions for drug administration under appropriate supervision, as permitted by state law and regulations. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
54 Identify pharmaceuticals, durable medical equipment, devices, and supplies to be ordered. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
55 Place routine and emergency orders. Health Science Events:  Medical Law and Ethics ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
57 Place purchases in inventory. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
58 Distribute non-patient-specific inventory. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
59 Review inventory for possible removal of items. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
60 Manage changes in product availability. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
61 Explain policies and procedures to deter theft and/or drug diversion. Health Science Events:  Medical Law and Ethics ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
62 Assist with the maintenance of a record of controlled substances received, stored, and removed from inventory, under the supervision of a pharmacist. Health Science Events:  Medical Law and Ethics ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
63 Perform required inventories. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
64 Maintain record-keeping systems for inventory activities. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Pharmacology
65 Compound medications in anticipation of prescription/medication orders. Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
66 Discuss quality assurance tests on compounded medication. Health Professions Events:  Clinical Specialty ♦ Pharmacy Science
67 Repackage finished dosage forms for dispensing. Health Professions Events:  Clinical Specialty ♦ Pharmacy Science
69 Communicate with representatives of pharmaceutical and equipment suppliers. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
70 Collect productivity information. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
71 Participate in continuous quality improvement programs and patient safety activities. Health Science Events:  Medical Law and Ethics ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
72 Generate quality assurance reports. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
73 Maintain the practice setting for compliance with federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and professional standards. Health Science Events:  Medical Law and Ethics ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
74 Evaluate written policies and procedures for environmental quality, sanitation management, handling of hazardous waste, and infection or exposure control. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
75 Perform routine sanitation, maintenance, and calibration of equipment. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
76 Use manual or computer-based information systems to perform job-related activities. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
77 Maintain automated dispensing technology. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
79 Aid in establishing, implementing, and monitoring policies and procedures. Health Science Events:  Medical Law and Ethics ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
80 Maintain patient and data confidentiality in the administrative and management environment. Health Science Events:  Medical Law and Ethics ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
81 Maintain required registration(s), license(s), and/or certification(s). Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
82 Implement safety, security, and loss-prevention policies and procedures. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
84 Describe the history and current state of the opioid crisis in the United States. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
Teamwork Events:  Biomedical Debate ♦ Community Awareness ♦ Health Education ♦ Public Service Announcement
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Public Health
85 Describe the history and current state of the opioid crisis in Virginia. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
Teamwork Events:  Biomedical Debate ♦ Community Awareness ♦ Health Education ♦ Public Service Announcement
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Public Health
86 Define the pharmacological components and common uses of opioids. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
87 Examine the science of addiction. Health Science Events:  Behavioral Health ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Public Health
88 Explain prevention and early intervention strategies. Health Science Events:  Behavioral Health ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Public Health
89 Identify addiction and its behavioral elements, as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Health Science Events:  Behavioral Health ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
90 Describe the treatment models of addiction therapy. Health Science Events:  Behavioral Health ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Public Health
91 Describe the medication management antidote used to prevent fatal opioid overdoses. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Pharmacology
92 Explain the science of physiological and mental pain. Health Science Events:  Behavioral Health ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
93 Describe the diagnostic tools used in developing pain management plans. Health Science Events:  Behavioral Health ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
94 Describe pain treatment options available to various populations of patients. Health Science Events:  Behavioral Health ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Public Health
95 Describe the effects of opioid dependency on the human body systems. Health Science Events:  Behavioral Health ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Public Health
96 Explain the mechanism and physical effects of opioids on the human body. Health Science Events:  Behavioral Health ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Public Health
97 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:  Behavioral Health ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Public Health
98 Describe the withdrawal and tapering side effects of opioid use. Health Science Events:  Behavioral Health ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Public Health
99 Describe storage and disposal options for opioids. Health Science Events:  Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
100 Explain community resources for education about opioid use. Health Science Events:  Behavioral Health ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Public Health
101 Describe key communication topics involving opioids for patients. Health Science Events:  Behavioral Health ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Public Health
102 Describe communication topics for caregivers and family members. Health Science Events:  Behavioral Health ♦ Medical Law and Ethics ♦ Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Pharmacy Science
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Public Health