HOSA members are encouraged to take full advantage of the HOSA National Competitive Events Program, a constantly expanding and improving series of health care related competitive events. Competition within a state is held in the spring as a means of identifying those members eligible for competition at the HOSA International Leadership Conference. HOSA Offers 56 Competitive Events that are aligned to the National Healthcare Foundation and Accountability Criteria outlined by the National Consortium for Health Science Education. Below is the link to all the competitions offered at HOSA. Please refer to Mr. Henson, Mr. Hamburg, or any of the other officers for competitions available in the Nevada state competition and any additional questions.
Below is the link to the State HOSA website for those that are looking for more information about state.
Competitions That NWCTA HOSA Offers (event guidelines are below)
Health Science Events Behavioral Health, Cultural Diversities & Disparities, Dental Terminology, Human Growth & Development, Medical Law and Ethics, Medical Math, Medical Reading, Medical Spelling, Medical Terminology, Nutrition, Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology.
Health Professions Events Biomedical Laboratory Science, Clinical Nursing, Clinical Specialty, Dental Science, Home Health Ride, Medical Assisting, Nursing Assisting, Personal Care, Pharmacy Science, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, and Veterinary Science.
Leadership Events Extemporaneous Health Poster, Extemporaneous Writing, Health Career Photography, Healthy Lifestyle, Interviewing Skills, Job Seeking Skills, Organizational Leadership, Prepared Speaking, Researched Persuasive Writing and Speaking, and Speaking Skills.
Teamwork Events Biomedical Debate, Community Awareness, Creative Problem Solving, Forensic Science, Health Career Display, Health Education, HOSA Bowl, Medical Innovation, Parliamentary Procedure, and Public Service Announcement.
Recognition Events Barbara James Service Award, Healthcare Issues Exam, HOSA Happenings, HOSA Service Project, Outstanding HOSA Achievement, and Outstanding HOSA Leader.