# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Laboratory Technology II 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 Describe basic human anatomy and physiology in relation to hemostasis/coagulation. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
40 Interpret common abbreviations related to hemostasis/coagulation. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
41 Interpret basic medical laboratory terminology related to hemostasis/coagulation. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
42 Explain the concepts of hemostasis/coagulation. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
43 Explain the use of prothrombin time (PT) and activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT) testing. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  Health Education
44 Explain the importance of point-of-care testing. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
45 Correlate abnormal hemostasis/coagulation laboratory results with disease processes. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
46 Describe basic human anatomy and physiology in relation to immunology/serology. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
47 Interpret common abbreviations used in immunology/serology. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
48 Interpret basic medical laboratory terminology related to immunology/serology. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
49 Explain the host immune response to foreign substances. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
50 Describe common serological tests. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
51 Perform an enzyme immunoassay. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
52 Correlate abnormal immunological/serological laboratory results with disease processes. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
53 Describe basic human anatomy and physiology in relation to microbiology. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
54 Interpret common abbreviations used in microbiology. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
55 Interpret basic medical laboratory terminology related to microbiology. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
56 Explain the importance of collection requirements for the various specimens used in microbiological studies. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
57 Perform microscopy and Gram stain preparation. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
58 Identify classifications of microorganisms based on cell wall structure. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
59 Explain the concept of a pure and/or isolative culture. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
60 Perform inoculation of patient specimen. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
61 Perform isolation or subculture of microbes. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
62 Explain the basic concepts of antibiotics and their classes. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
63 Explain the concept of antibiotic susceptibility testing. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
64 Describe basic identification techniques used to differentiate bacteria. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
65 Explain the causes and significance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and other antibiotic-resistant organisms. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
66 Explain the basic characteristics of the most common yeast/fungi encountered in the clinical lab. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
67 Describe basic human anatomy and physiology in relation to immunohematology/transfusion. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
68 Interpret common abbreviations used in immunohematology/transfusion services. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
69 Interpret basic medical laboratory terminology related to immunohematology/transfusion services. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
70 Explain how each blood group is identified. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  Health Education ♦ HOSA Bowl
71 Perform or simulate an antigen and antibody reaction in transfusion medicine. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
72 Explain the various red blood cell components and derivatives used for transfusion. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
73 Explain compatibility testing of blood. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
74 Explain legal and medical ramifications of potential errors in immunohematology and transfusion services, as well as potential consequences. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
75 Describe basic human anatomy and physiology in relation to molecular diagnostics. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
76 Interpret common abbreviations used in molecular diagnostics. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
77 Interpret basic medical laboratory terminology related to molecular diagnostics. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
78 Explain the advantages, disadvantages, and uses of molecular diagnostics. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
79 Explain polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
80 Perform PCR testing. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
81 Explain the importance of a professional demeanor on the part of all healthcare professionals. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics ♦ Knowledge Test: Transcultural Health Care
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
82 Demonstrate the importance of confidentiality in the medical laboratory technology field. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
83 Describe employment-related tests and background checks in the medical laboratory technology field. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Leadership Events:  Interviewing Skills ♦ Job-Seeking Skills
84 Research career paths in medical laboratory technology, to include the levels of education and job opportunities applicable within each pathway. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
Leadership Events:  Medical Photography
Teamwork Events:  Health Career Display
85 Describe credentialing in the medical laboratory technology profession. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
86 Explain the importance of professional development for medical laboratory technology professionals. Health Professions Events:  Biomedical Laboratory Science
87 Prepare and present a research project on a topic or question related to medical laboratory technology. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  Medical Innovation
88 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
89 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
90 Define the pharmacological components and common uses of opioids. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
93 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
94 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
95 Describe the medication management antidote used to prevent fatal opioid overdoses. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
96 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
97 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
98 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
99 Describe the effects of opioid dependency on the human body systems. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
100 Explain the mechanism and physical effects of opioids on the human body. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
101 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
102 Describe the withdrawal and tapering side effects of opioid use. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
103 Describe storage and disposal options for opioids. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
104 Explain community resources for education about opioid use. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
105 Describe key communication topics involving opioids for patients. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing
106 Describe communication topics for caregivers and family members. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Health Professions Events:  Clinical Nursing