Empowering Students to a Better
Future Through Certification
Laura Flynn, Tricia Austin
National Healthcareer Association
Your students are the future of healthcare. As an educator, you provide
them with a solid educational foundation to position them for a successful
career. Providing health science students access to an industry-recognized
credential gives them access to hands-on experience, increased postsecondary
attainment opportunities, and can empower them to enter a high-wage,
high-demand profession. Join the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
as we introduce our suite of industry credentials, tools, and resources that
assist educators and students. Learn best practices from an instructor who has
successfully implemented certifications. Gain insights on how to identify the
best certification for your program, steps to help a student prepare, and how to
create curriculum that aligns with the workforce.
Pharmacy Practice: Is There a Place
for This Demonstration Event Within
the HOSA Competitive Program?
Dr. Catherine Jarvis
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
University of Colorado Skaggs
School of Pharmacy
Learn about the extensive development and organized efforts to introduce a
new pharmacy practice competitive event to the HOSA Competitive Events
Program. Details of the success of this state level event will be shared along
with how HOSA members and your state can participate to increase the
pipeline and awareness of pharmacy professions.
What is a Speech-Language
Pathologist (SLP) and
What do SLP’s Do?
Jamie Fisher, Phd, CCC-SLP
Job opportunities in speech-language pathology are expected to grow by 23%
until 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Come and learn about
SLPs, the types of people they work with and the many settings where they can
work. In 2016, U.S. News &World Report ranks speech-language pathologists as
#19 in the best health care jobs and #28 in the 100 best jobs.
What is Global Health Shadowing
andWhy Should You Be Doing It?
Join Gap Medics, a world leader in pre-health shadowing placements abroad,
for an exploration of their programs in Europe, Asia and Africa! Delve deep into
the ethical and practical considerations of clinical observation overseas: What
does pre-professional shadowing entail? What should high school students
be aware of when selecting a program? Does observing health professionals
abroad contribute toward the evolution of global citizens and compassionate
providers? Come discover a world of opportunity—and a bright future in
How Do You Thrive, Not Just Survive?
Starla’s Creative Teaching Tips
Great study skills to help you learn ANY subject faster and be successful in less
time! Learn to ‘see’ the traps before they slow you down or derail you from your
goals! Enjoy this fun session for pumping up your success level in your life and
future… especially in college!
”Old School-New School”
Health Science Teacher
This interactive workshop will utilize fun and engaging teaching strategies for
the classroom. Practice a combination of “tried and true old school”methods
and investigate “new school” technology methods that both students and
instructors will welcome and enjoy!
2016 INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE