Health Occupations Students of AmericaHOSA meetings are usually held on a Wednesday. Students can come to the morning meeting (8:20 AM) or the afternoon meeting (4:20 PM) in classroom 736. Meetings typically take about 25 minutes.Meeting Dates for 2017Every other Wednesday beginning with Sept. 13 unless otherwise stated( committee meetings or holiday schedules)Congratulations to our 2017-18 HOSA Officers:President - Caitlin SouvannavongVice President - Morgan AnSecretary - Bailey YeagerReporter- Regan IrvinHistorian -Leslie WhiteGet updates via Remind 101text: to 81010 , message @f2394Sponsor: Marie Bargasemail: firstname.lastname@example.orgHealth Occupations Students of America is a national professional student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and Health Science Technology Education. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.
The mission of HOSA is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science education students, therefore, helping the student meet the needs of the health care community.
The goals that HOSA believes are vital to each member are:
- To promote physical, mental and social well being.
- To develop effective leadership qualities and skills.
- To develop the ability to communicate more effectively with people.
- To develop character.
- To develop responsible citizenship traits.
- To understand the importance of pleasing oneself as well as being of service to others.
- To build self-confidence and pride in one's work.
- To make realistic career choices and seek successful employment in the health care field.
- To develop an understanding of the importance in interacting and cooperating with other students and organizations.
- To encourage individual and group achievement.
- To develop an understanding of current health care issues, environmental concerns, and survival needs of the community, the nation and the world.
- To encourage involvement in local, state and national health care and education projects.
- To support Health Science Education instructional objectives.
- To promote career opportunities in health care.