ERIC Number: ED206894
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
HOSA Competitive Event Guidelines. Health Occupations Students of America. Students with Special Needs.
Candelori, Elaine M.; And Others
Designed for use by instructors and advisors of handicapped students, this guide presents guidelines for judging the performance of special needs students in Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competetive events in eight allied health occupations education areas. These areas are dietetics, first aid, hospitality, housekeeping, job seeking skills, laundry service, nursing assistants, and terminology/abbreviation. Discussed in the individual sections are the purpose of the competition, eligibility, dress, rules, equipment and materials, contest format, rating sheets, and suggestions for implementing the competition. Lists of suggestions to help teachers involve special needs students in HOSA competitive events and general suggestions for conducting contests are provided. Included among contest events are such activities as naming basic food groups, setting tables, executing first aid procedures, performing various housekeeping tasks, writing a resume, taking an interview, identifying laundry marks, sorting and folding clothes, making a bed, and explaining abbreviations. (MN)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Competence, Competition, Dietitians, Disabilities, First Aid, Guidelines, High School Students, Housekeepers, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Laundry Drycleaning Occupations, Mainstreaming, Medical Vocabulary, Nurses Aides, Student Evaluation, Student Needs, Student Organizations, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Mercer County Vocational-Technical Schools, Trenton, NJ.