HOSA Health Occupations Students of America

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HOSA Health Occupations Students of America
HOSA
Health Occupations Students of
America
A program of student led activities relating to
Health Occupations Education designed to
develop future leaders for the healthcare
community.
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HOSA is Curricular
Activities relate to
classroom instruction
Activities relate to the
Healthcare Delivery
What is the difference
System
between HOSA, a
Activities are an
“curricular” organization
outgrowth of the
and other school clubs that
Health Occupations
are “extra-curricular?”
Education Program
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How Does HOSA Help YOU?
HOSA activities are integrated into the curriculum to
provide students with the ability to:
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Set goals for life long career planning
Lead by using democratic process
Develop leadership skills
Communicate more effectively
Build self-esteem
Interact with healthcare community
Develop workplace readiness skills
Take pride in accomplishments
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MISSION STATEMENT
To enhance the delivery of compassionate,
quality healthcare by providing
opportunities for knowledge, skill and
leadership development of all Health
Occupations education students; therefore,
helping the students to meet the needs of the
healthcare community.
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GOALS
To promote physical,
mental and social
well-being
To develop effective
leadership qualities
and skills
To develop character
To build pride and
self-confidence
To improve
communication skills
To understand the
importance of service
to others
To make realistic
career choices and
succeed in a healthcare
profession
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HOSA Encourages
Interaction and
cooperation
with other
students and
organizations
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HOSA Provides For:
Individual and
group
achievement
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HOSA Develops:
An understanding
of current
healthcare issues,
environmental
concerns, and
survival needs of
the community, the
nation, and the
world.
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HOSA Encourages:
Involvement in
local, state and
national
healthcare and
education
projects
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The HOSA Organization
HOSA, Inc. Corporate Body
State Appointed
Executive Committee
-----------Executive Council
National Officers
HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors
-----------Chairman
CEO
HOSA Headquarters Staff
-----------Executive Director
HOSA State Assocations
-----------State Advisor
HOSA Regions, Districts and Areas
As established by the state association
Local HOSA Chapters
and Members
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The HOSA Emblem
The circle represents
the continuity of
healthcare
The triangle represents
social, physical and
mental well-being
The hands signify the
caring of each HOSA
member
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Colors of the HOSA Emblem
Background of outer
circle – maroon
Letters in circle –
medical white
Triangle – navy blue
Hands, figure, HOSA
in triangle – medical
white
Area around trianglemedical white
Founded in 1976 –
navy blue
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Local Chapters
Local HOSA members make up the local
chapter
The Health Occupations instructor serves as
the HOSA chapter advisor
Chapter members elect local officers
Chapter members participate in school,
community, regional, state and national
activities
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State Association
State officers provide
student leadership
State HOSA
Advisor(s) are from
the Department of
Education or a
sponsoring agency
Chapter members
participate in state
activities
States select national
voting delegates
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National Level
Endorsed by the United
States Department of
Education
Local members affiliate
with National HOSA
HOSA, Inc. Board of
Directors governs HOSA
One state representative
is a member of HOSA,
Inc.
National Headquarters
staff is in Flower Mound,
Texas
National Officers serve
as the Executive
Committee
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HOSA is …
A national Vocational
Student Organization
that exclusively serves
Health Occupations
Education
An integral part of the
Health Occupations
program
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HOSA Develops …
Leadership and
Team Building
Skills
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HOSA Encourages …
Civic and
Social
Responsibility
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HOSA Provides …
A National
Competitive
Events
Program
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The HOSA Motto is:
“The Hands of HOSA Mold the
Health of Tomorrow.”
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HOSA is …
100%
Healthcare
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HOSA 100% Affiliation
When all Health Occupations
Education students in a program
affiliate with HOSA at the local, state
and national level – the Chapter
receives a certificate and is listed as
100% HOSA in the HOSA Magazine.
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HOSA 100 Club
Those chapters who submit their paid
affiliation fee by October 15 will be
recognized as part of the HOSA 100
Club in the HOSA Magazine, and will
receive a special certificate.
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What do HOSA Chapters do?
Chapters develop a Program of Work – a
written outline of activities a local HOSA
chapter plans to accomplish during the
year.
The Program of Work involves members
in a variety of experiences designed to
meet their needs, as well as the needs of
the organization, school and community.
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Professional Activities
Field trips
Guest speakers
Employer functions
Alumni activities
Career Day or
Career Fairs
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Community Service Activities
Blood Drive
School Health
Screenings
Adopt-A-Grandparent
Food baskets for
needy families
Leukemia Lymphoma
Society
Ronald McDonald
House
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Social Activities
Get acquainted picnic
Monthly birthday
celebrations
Reception for
capping/pinning
Collaborative activity
with other technical
student organizations
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Fund Raising Activities
Class Lanyards
Bake Sales
Sales Projects
First Aid Kits
Donations
Sponsors
Construction Fair
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For More Information About HOSA
Ask Local Advisors – Sherry Allen, Karen Smith, &
Jennifer Willard
Contact your State Advisor - Elizabeth Bullock
Visit HOSA’s web site at www.hosa.org
Call National HOSA at 1-800-321-HOSA (4672)
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