# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant I 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 Identify medical ethics relevant to health care. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
40 Practice confidentiality of patient data, including adherence to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
41 Identify major legal responsibilities pertaining to healthcare workers. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
42 Examine concepts of care relating to ethnic, religious, cultural, and personal preferences. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development ♦ Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Teamwork Events:  Biomedical Debate ♦ Creative Problem Solving ♦ HOSA Bowl
43 Identify the basic structure and functions of each body system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
44 Identify signs and symptoms of common disorders for each body system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
45 Define medical terminology. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
46 Identify considerations for opening and closing an office. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
47 Record patient information needed to make appointments. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
48 Schedule patients' appointments. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
49 Complete patient registration forms. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
50 Identify the chart components related to electronic and paper records. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
51 Complete patient appointment cards. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
53 Demonstrate triage of incoming telephone calls. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
54 File medical correspondence. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
55 Summarize basic transcription from dictation. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
57 Set up a patient account. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
58 Explain patient’s financial obligations for services rendered. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
59 Explain the purpose of a superbill and encounter form, including procedural and diagnostic coding. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
64 Apply medical terminology in professional communication. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
65 Demonstrate professional communication skills with patients, vendors, colleagues, and other agencies. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
Leadership Events:  Extemporaneous Writing
Teamwork Events:  Health Career Display
66 Describe the infection cycle across the lifespan. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
67 Apply principles of medical asepsis. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
68 Differentiate between isolation techniques and practices. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
69 Identify the importance of CDC and OSHA guidelines. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl ♦ Public Service Announcement
Recognition:  Health Care Issues Exam
70 Identify safety techniques used for handling and disposing of infectious and/or hazardous materials during emergency situations. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
71 Identify the principles of fire safety. Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
72 Prepare the treatment room for examination. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
73 Position instruments and equipment. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
74 Identify patient, date, time, and purpose of visit. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
75 Report subjective/objective patient data to the physician. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
76 Assess vital signs and record findings. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
77 Identify a medical emergency. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid
78 Drape patient. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
79 Place patient in prescribed position. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
80 Provide pillows/supportive devices for patient comfort. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
81 Monitor patient safety. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
82 Apply principles of body mechanics. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
83 Demonstrate comprehension of basic structure and function of each body system across the lifespan. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
84 Identify instruments and materials used in a physical examination. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling
Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
85 Demonstrate the steps in applying and changing dressings, bandages, and/or splints. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
86 Collect specimens such as basic urine, stool, sputum, and blood. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
87 Perform basic and body-system-specific diagnostic tests. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
88 Assist patient in dressing. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting
89 Maintain upkeep of instruments. Health Professions Events:  Medical Assisting