# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Health Assisting Careers 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 Explain opportunities in the healthcare industry. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Leadership Events:  Medical Photography
Teamwork Events:  Health Career Display
40 Identify the roles of healthcare team members. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
41 Interpret the psychosocial aspects of patient/client care. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
42 Identify signs of child, elder, and domestic abuse and neglect. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
43 Apply concepts of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) legislation. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
44 Identify scope of practice for the healthcare assistant and for other members of the healthcare team. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
45 Describe legal implications of advanced directives. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Teamwork Events:  Biomedical Debate ♦ HOSA Bowl
46 Explore concepts of biomedical ethics. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Teamwork Events:  Biomedical Debate ♦ HOSA Bowl
47 Implement the practices of the Patient's Bill of Rights and the Resident’s Bill of Rights. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
48 Explain communication and its role in the healthcare industry. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
49 Apply effective communication techniques. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
50 Explain the purpose, parts, and information found in the medical record. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
51 Interpret medical terminology and abbreviations. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
52 Make unoccupied and occupied beds. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
53 Bathe patient/client as prescribed in care plan. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
54 Provide skin care. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
55 Perform oral hygiene. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
56 Provide perineal care, including catheter care. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
57 Assist patient/client with use of bedpan or urinal. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
58 Perform range-of-motion (ROM) exercises. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
59 Position patient/client. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
60 Transfer patient/client. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
61 Assist patient/client in ambulation, including use of assistive devices. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
62 Transport patient/client. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
63 Explain how to provide a safe, clean, and comfortable environment for the patient/client. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
64 Identify environmental safety hazards, prevention methods, and disaster plans. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
65 Implement standard precautions and infectious disease control measures. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Epidemiology
66 Assist with sterile techniques. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
67 Identify sterilization and sanitation procedures. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Epidemiology
68 Identify laws concerning hazardous materials. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
69 Demonstrate use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
70 Describe facility admission, transfer, and discharge processes. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
71 Demonstrate proper body mechanics. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
72 Identify structures and functions of the integumentary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
73 Identify major disorders of the integumentary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
74 Identify structures and functions of the circulatory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
75 Identify major disorders of the circulatory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
76 Identify structures and functions of the respiratory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
77 Identify major disorders of the respiratory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
78 Identify structures and functions of the nervous system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
79 Identify major disorders of the nervous system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
80 Identify structures and functions of the musculoskeletal system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
81 Identify major disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
82 Identify structures and functions of the reproductive system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
83 Identify major disorders of the reproductive system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
84 Identify structures and functions of the urinary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
85 Identify major disorders of the urinary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
86 Identify structures and functions of the gastrointestinal system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
87 Identify major disorders of the gastrointestinal system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
88 Identify structures and functions of the endocrine system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
89 Identify major disorders of the endocrine system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
90 Report patient/client information and observations. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
91 Measure routine vital signs (blood pressure; apical pulse; radial pulse; oral, aural, temporal artery; rectal, and axillary temperature). Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
92 Measure and record intake and output. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
93 Explain anti-embolic stockings. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
94 Explain height and weight measurement for all age groups. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
95 Assist with the application and removal of braces, supports, and prosthetic devices. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
96 Assist with ostomy care. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
97 Explain routine specimen collection. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
98 Describe methods of assisting a patient/client with bladder and bowel training. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
99 Explain how to assist the incontinent patient/client. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health ♦ Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
100 Explain how to assist the patient/client receiving oxygen therapy. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
101 Explain how to assist with postmortem care. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
102 Identify the food groups according to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Nutrition
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
103 Identify common therapeutic diets. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Nutrition
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
104 Explain how to care for the patient/client with a feeding tube. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting
105 Explain how to assist patient/client with eating and hydration. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
106 Measure fluid and food intake and output (as required by the Virginia Board of Nursing regulation). Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
107 Feed a client/resident/patient (as required by the Virginia Board of Nursing regulation). Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
108 Identify general first aid concepts. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid
109 Control external bleeding. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid
110 Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid
111 Describe major stages of growth and development, including normal personality development. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
112 Describe positive coping behavior in response to stress. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
113 Identify communication concepts across the lifespan. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
114 Identify physical and psychological signs and symptoms of approaching death. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
115 Evaluate health career options. Leadership Events:  Medical Photography
Teamwork Events:  Health Career Display
116 Prepare for job opportunities in the healthcare field. Leadership Events:  Interviewing Skills ♦ Job-Seeking Skills
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
118 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
119 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
120 Define the pharmacological components and common uses of opioids. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
123 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
124 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
125 Describe the medication management antidote used to prevent fatal opioid overdoses. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
126 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
127 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
128 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
129 Describe the effects of opioid dependency on the human body systems. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
130 Explain the mechanism and physical effects of opioids on the human body. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
131 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
132 Describe the withdrawal and tapering side effects of opioid use. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
133 Describe storage and disposal options for opioids. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
134 Explain community resources for education about opioid use. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
135 Describe key communication topics involving opioids for patients. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
136 Describe communication topics for caregivers and family members. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing