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Fifteen HOSA Competitive Events have been modified for

middle school members.

http://www.hosa.org/guidelines

Health Science Events

• Medical Terminology

• Medical Reading

• Nutrition

• Health Career Exploration

Leadership Events

• Extemporaneous Health Poster

• Healthy Lifestyle

• Prepared Speaking

• Speaking Skills (Special Needs event)

Emergency Preparedness Events

• Public Health

Teamwork Events

• Health Education

• Health Career Display

Recognition Events

• Barbara James Service Award

• National Service Project

• HOSA Happenings

• HOSA Chapter Reflection

HOSA Welcomes

CHAPTER

Spotlight

In 2015, HOSA–Future Health Professionals welcomed

a new organizational division, the Middle School

Division. The 2015 Delegate Assembly voted to

recognize the Middle School Division as a separate

entity beginning with the 2015-2016 membership year.

HOSA middle school members are enrolled in grades

6-8 and affiliated chapters serve students interested in

or planning to pursue a career in the health professions.

The official definition for HOSA middle school member

interested in the HOSA Competitive Events Program is: A

middle school student is: a) is enrolled in a state-approved

health science program or is planning to pursue a career

in the health professions; and b) has not been promoted to a

secondary institution (grades 9-12) prior to the state’s annual

conference.