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
36 Describe the components of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems. Leadership Events:  Medical Photography
Teamwork Events:  Health Career Display
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
37 Explain the impact of research and evidence-based decision making on EMS care. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
38 Describe the roles and responsibilities of an EMT toward personal safety and the safety of the crew, patient, and bystanders. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
39 Explain the components and legal considerations of EMS documentation. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
40 Describe the techniques of effective and efficient communication. Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
41 Describe the communication skills that should be used to interact with the patient, family, and bystanders while providing patient care. Teamwork Events:  Creative Problem Solving
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
42 Explain the legal implications of EMS care. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
43 Describe the EMS system’s role in prevention of illness and injury through public education. Teamwork Events:  Health Education
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
44 Describe the anatomy and physiology of the major body systems. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
45 Define common medical terms and abbreviations. Health Science Events:  Medical Spelling ♦ Medical Terminology
46 Explain the effect of pathophysiology on perfusion. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology
47 Describe the major physiological and psychosocial characteristics of principal life stages in relation to patient care. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
48 Describe the medications that an EMT may assist with or administer to a patient during an emergency. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
49 Demonstrate the steps for assisting patients with administration of medications that are within an EMT’s scope of practice. Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
50 Describe the medications that may be administered by an EMT. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pharmacology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
51 Demonstrate assessment and management of the airway. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
52 Demonstrate assessment of respiration and management of adequate respiration. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
53 Demonstrate assessment and management of adequate and inadequate ventilation. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
54 Demonstrate a scene size-up for single-patient and multiple-patient situations. Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
55 Demonstrate a primary assessment. Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
56 Demonstrate history taking. Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
57 Demonstrate a secondary assessment. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
58 Demonstrate the use of monitoring devices, within an EMT’s scope of practice. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
59 Demonstrate a reassessment. Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
61 Demonstrate the care of a patient showing signs and symptoms of shock (hypoperfusion). Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Teamwork Events:  HOSA Bowl
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
62 Demonstrate the care of a patient with respiratory failure or arrest, and cardiac failure or arrest, including postresuscitation. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
63 Describe management of a trauma patient. Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
64 Demonstrate management of bleeding. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
65 Demonstrate management of a patient with a chest injury. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
66 Demonstrate management of wounds to the abdomen and genitourinary system. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
67 Demonstrate management of a painful, swollen, or deformed extremity. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
68 Demonstrate the steps in the emergency medical care of soft-tissue injuries. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
69 Demonstrate management of head, face, neck, and spine injuries. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
70 Demonstrate management of central nervous system injuries and resulting complications. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
71 Differentiate traumatic injury assessment and care for special populations. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology ♦ Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician
72 Explain the steps in providing care to a patient who has suffered an environmental injury. Health Science Events:  Medical Terminology
Emergency Preparedness Events:  Emergency Medical Technician ♦ Epidemiology
73 Prioritize management options for patients with multi-system trauma. Health Science Events:  Knowledge Test: Pathophysiology