# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental 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 Explore the evolution of U.S. mental health care delivery. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
Recognition:  Health Care Issues Exam
40 Differentiate among the types of mental health facilities. Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
41 Describe the roles and responsibilities of each member of the mental healthcare team. Leadership Events:  Medical Photography
Teamwork Events:  Health Career Display
42 Identify roles and limitations of assistive personnel in the mental healthcare field. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  Health Career Display
43 Explain the qualifications needed for success as a mental healthcare professional. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  Health Career Display
44 Differentiate between mental health and mental illness. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
45 Explain the development of personality. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
46 Explain defense mechanisms. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
47 Identify major types of anxiety disorders. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
48 Identify major types of affective disorders. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
49 Identify major types of psychotic disorders. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
50 Identify major types of personality disorders. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
51 Identify major types of substance abuse. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Specialty
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
52 Identify eating disorders. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health ♦ Knowledge Test: Nutrition
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
53 Identify major types of developmental anomalies and disorders. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health ♦ Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
54 Identify conditions associated with confusion and dementia. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health ♦ Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
56 Explain legal policies affecting the MHT. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
57 Identify methods of assisting patients in exercising and protecting their rights. Health Science Events:  Dental Terminology ♦ Medical Spelling ♦ Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
58 Explain the importance of hand hygiene and Standard Precautions. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
59 Describe the procedures for responding to medical emergencies and mental health crises in the mental healthcare setting. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
61 Define various legal holds and when they might be used. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
62 Communicate effectively with patients, staff, and non-facility personnel. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
63 Interpret the meaning of nonverbal behavior. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
64 Describe therapeutic interactions for the MHT. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
66 Identify methods of conflict resolution. Teamwork Events:  Creative Problem Solving
67 Explain specific techniques for managing stress. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
68 Explain the role of the MHT in the delivery of care and treatment of various types of mental illness. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Specialty
69 Observe patient progress. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Specialty
70 Provide physical and emotional care in accordance with the patient’s individual treatment plan. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Specialty
71 Record patient’s physical and behavioral status. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
72 Prepare patient reports as required. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
73 Identify behavior that signals impending crisis, including suicidal and assaultive behavior. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Specialty
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
74 Explain the assault cycle. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Specialty
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
75 Explain effective responses to assaultive behaviors. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Specialty
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
76 Differentiate between seclusion and time-out. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Specialty
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
77 Demonstrate proper hand-washing technique. Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
78 Demonstrate infection control measures (as required by Virginia Nursing Board regulation). Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
79 Explain principles of infection control (as required by the Virginia Board of Nursing regulation). Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Epidemiology
80 Demonstrate double-bagging technique. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
81 Demonstrate safety procedures in various healthcare scenarios (as regulated by the Virginia Board of Nursing regulation). Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
82 Change gown, mask, and gloves. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Nursing Assisting ♦ Personal Care
83 Identify patient daily activities and the role of the MHT in these activities. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  Health Career Display
90 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
91 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
92 Define the pharmacological components and common uses of opioids. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
95 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
96 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
97 Describe the medication management antidote used to prevent fatal opioid overdoses. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
98 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
99 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
100 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
101 Describe the effects of opioid dependency on the human body systems. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
102 Explain the mechanism and physical effects of opioids on the human body. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
103 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
104 Describe the withdrawal and tapering side effects of opioid use. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
105 Describe storage and disposal options for opioids. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
106 Explain community resources for education about opioid use. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
107 Describe key communication topics involving opioids for patients. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
108 Describe communication topics for caregivers and family members. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing