# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Emergency Medical Technician 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
40 Complete a state-approved certification for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid
42 Explain the influence of research and evidence-based decision making on EMS care. Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
43 Describe the roles and responsibilities of an EMT toward personal safety and the safety of the crew, patient, and bystanders. Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
44 Explain the components and legal considerations of EMS documentation. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
45 Describe the techniques of effective and efficient team communication. Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
47 Explain the legal implications of EMS care. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
49 Describe the anatomy and physiology of the major body systems. Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
50 Define common medical terms and abbreviations. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
51 Explain the effect of pathophysiology on perfusion. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
52 Describe the major physiological and psychosocial characteristics of life stages in relation to patient care. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
53 Describe the principles of pharmacology. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
54 Demonstrate the steps for assisting patients with administration of medications that are within an EMT’s scope of practice. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
55 Describe the medications that may be administered by an EMT. Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
56 Demonstrate assessment and management of the airway. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
57 Demonstrate the assessment of respiration and management of adequate respiration. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
58 Demonstrate assessment and management of adequate and inadequate ventilation. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
59 Demonstrate a scene size-up for single-patient and multiple-patient situations. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
60 Demonstrate a primary assessment. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
61 Demonstrate history taking. Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
63 Demonstrate the use of monitoring devices within an EMT’s scope of practice. Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
64 Demonstrate a reassessment. Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
65 Demonstrate the care of a patient showing signs and symptoms of shock (hypoperfusion). Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
66 Demonstrate the care of a patient with respiratory failure or arrest, and cardiac failure or arrest, including post-resuscitation. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
67 Describe management of a trauma patient. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
68 Demonstrate management of bleeding. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician ♦ Life Support Skills
70 Demonstrate management of wounds to the abdomen and genitourinary system. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
71 Demonstrate management of orthopedic trauma. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
72 Demonstrate the steps in the emergency medical care of soft-tissue injuries. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician ♦ Life Support Skills
73 Demonstrate management of head, face, neck, and spine injuries. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
75 Differentiate traumatic injury assessment and care for special populations. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
76 Explain the steps in providing care to a patient who has suffered an environmental injury. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician
77 Prioritize management options for patients with multi-system trauma. Emergency Preparedness Events:  CPR/First Aid ♦ Emergency Medical Technician