# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide 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 job opportunities in home health care. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Leadership Events:  Job-Seeking Skills
Teamwork Events:  Health Career Display
40 Identify professional dress, personal hygiene, and other necessary traits of a home health aide. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
41 Explain the Client’s Bill of Rights and how it relates to daily care. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
42 Explain client confidentiality and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
43 Explain ethics related to home health care. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Biomedical Debate ♦ HOSA Bowl
44 Identify roles of home health care team members, including the legal responsibilities of each. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Leadership Events:  Medical Photography
45 Explain the need for a criminal background investigation as a condition for employment in the home health care field. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
46 Differentiate between Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, and private pay. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
47 Identify the basic human needs of individuals and families across the life span. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
48 Explain the psychosocial challenges individuals experience across the life span. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
49 Describe the diverse effects of aging. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Community Awareness ♦ Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
50 Distinguish facts from stereotypes and myths regarding older adults and the aging process. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Leadership Events:  Researched Persuasive Speaking
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
51 Describe communication strategies. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
52 Identify methods of developing good relationships with a client and a client's family. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
53 Describe the influences of cultural diversity on interpersonal relations. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
54 Demonstrate proper hand-washing techniques. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
55 Implement standard precautions. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
56 Demonstrate proper body mechanics. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
57 Identify procedures for maintaining a safe home environment. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl ♦ Public Service Announcement
58 Identify fire safety procedures for the home. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
60 Identify emergencies related to home heating equipment. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
61 Demonstrate techniques for the safe use of home electrical equipment. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Leadership Events:  Prepared Speaking
Teamwork Events:  Public Service Announcement
62 Explain policies regarding accidents, damages, and injuries that occur in the home. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
63 Identify responses to home plumbing emergencies. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
64 Explain home pest-control measures and safety precautions. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
65 Describe the use of chemical, physical, and environmental client restraints. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
66 Identify safety measures for the automobile transport of a client. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education
67 Describe the protocol for personal safety. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
69 Describe human body organization. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
70 Identify the major structures and functions of the integumentary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
71 Identify common disorders of the integumentary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
72 Identify the major structures and functions of the circulatory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
73 Identify common disorders of the circulatory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
74 Identify the major structures and functions of the respiratory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
75 Identify common disorders of the respiratory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
76 Identify the major structures and functions of the nervous system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
77 Identify common disorders of the nervous system, including Alzheimer's Disease. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
78 Identify the major structures and functions of the musculoskeletal system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
79 Identify common disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
80 Identify the major structures and functions of the male and female reproductive systems. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
81 Identify common disorders of the male and female reproductive systems. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
82 Identify the major structures and functions of the urinary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
83 Identify common disorders of the urinary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
84 Identify the major structures and functions of the gastrointestinal system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
85 Identify common disorders of the gastrointestinal system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
86 Identify the major structures and functions of the endocrine system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
87 Identify common disorders of the endocrine system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
88 Identify the major structures and functions of the sensory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
89 Identify common disorders of the sensory system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
90 Identify the major structures and functions of the lymphatic system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
91 Identify common disorders of the lymphatic system. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
92 Demonstrate the use of medical terminology and abbreviations. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
93 Measure and record intake and output as prescribed in the client care plan. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
94 Measure and record vital signs as prescribed in the care plan. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
95 Assess a client's mental status. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
96 Report and record untoward changes or occurrences in a client’s status. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
97 Complete agency forms and records pertaining to a health care visit. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
98 Make occupied and unoccupied beds. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
99 Provide client hygiene as prescribed in the client care plan. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
100 Dress and undress a client as prescribed in the client care plan. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
101 Provide skin care, including monitoring skin breakdown. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
102 Administer oral hygiene, including dental care and special mouth care. Health Science Events:  Dental Terminology ♦ Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
103 Provide personal grooming assistance. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
104 Provide perineal care, including catheter care. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
105 Assist a client in using mechanical aids for elimination. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
106 Conduct range-of-motion exercises. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
107 Turn and position a client. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
108 Transfer client, including the use of a mechanical lift. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
109 Assist a client in ambulation, including the use of assistive devices. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
110 Transport a client, using a wheelchair. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
111 Assist a client with physical exercise. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
112 Assist a client in following a physician’s orders regarding medications and treatments. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
113 Explain the principles of time management for client. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Creative Problem Solving
114 Explain the principles of money management for a client. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Creative Problem Solving
115 Purchase food, clothing, and household goods for a client in accordance with a budget and client's requests. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
116 Manage phone calls for a client. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
117 Make a health care appointment for client. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
118 Explain the importance of maintaining a clean environment. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
120 Analyze housekeeping tasks. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
121 Identify types of cleaning supplies for the home. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
122 Clean a client's environment. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
123 Care for a client's laundry. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
124 Teach a client and a client's family to maintain a clean environment. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
125 Describe the food groups of ChooseMyPlate. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Nutrition
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
126 Explain dietary needs for persons in various age groups. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Nutrition
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Leadership Events:  Extemporaneous Health Poster
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
127 Explain common therapeutic diets. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Nutrition
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
128 Maintain hydration of a client. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Nutrition
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
129 Identify problems that can affect the nutrition of persons with various medical needs. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Nutrition
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
130 Demonstrate sanitary food handling and storage practices. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
131 Demonstrate the use of kitchen utensils and appliances. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
132 Prepare a simple breakfast, lunch, and supper. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
133 Demonstrate feeding techniques based on the client care plan. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Teamwork Events:  Health Education
134 Prepare an environment for mealtime. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
135 Identify general first aid concepts. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
136 Control external bleeding. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
137 Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
138 Administer ABD compressions to conscious and unconscious choking victims. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
139 Identify first aid procedures for a musculoskeletal injury. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
140 Identify first aid procedures for an animal bite. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
141 Identify first aid procedures for a burn. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
142 Identify the signs and symptoms of a heart attack and responding procedures. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
143 Identify the signs and symptoms of a stroke and responding procedures. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
144 Identify the signs and symptoms of a seizure and responding procedures. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
145 Identify the signs and symptoms of poisoning and responding procedures. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
146 Identify the signs and symptoms of shock and responding procedures. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
147 Identify the signs and symptoms of heat and cold exposure and responding procedures. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Life Support Skills
148 Describe advance directives. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
149 Identify different cultural beliefs and practices related to dying and death. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
150 Analyze the stages of dying. Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
151 Identify the physical signs of impending death. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
152 Describe the role of a home health aide in caring for the terminally ill. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
153 Identify the responsibilities of a home health aide when a client dies. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Home Health Aide
154 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
155 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
156 Define the pharmacological components and common uses of opioids. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
159 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
160 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
161 Describe the medication management antidote used to prevent fatal opioid overdoses. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
162 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
163 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
164 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
165 Describe the effects of opioid dependency on the human body systems. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
166 Explain the mechanism and physical effects of opioids on the human body. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
167 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
168 Describe the withdrawal and tapering side effects of opioid use. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
169 Describe storage and disposal options for opioids. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
170 Explain community resources for education about opioid use. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
171 Describe key communication topics involving opioids for patients. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
172 Describe communication topics for caregivers and family members. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing