Interested in health care careers? Join HOSA-Future Health Professionals. Our chapter holds it's monthly meeting the first Patriot Path of the month. We also try to have a meeting before and after school for those who have a conflict with our patriot path meeting. For more information, please contact Mrs. Lawson in N210, Mrs. Teare in N207, Mrs. Koler in B205, and Mrs. Dennis in C127.
HOSA is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. 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. HOSA's goal is to encourage all health science instructors and students to join and be actively involved in the HSE-HOSA Partnership.
HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for secondary, postsecondary, adult, and collegiate students enrolled in health science education and biomedical science programs or have interests in pursuing careers in health professions. HOSA is 100% health care!
Since its inception in 1976, HOSA has grown steadily reaching over 245,000 members through 54 chartered HOSA Associations, American Samoa, Canada, District of Columbia, Germany, Italy, and Puerto Rico.
The mission of HOSA is to empower HOSA-Future Health Professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience.
The purpose of HOSA-Future Health Professionals is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program.
HOSA assists members to:
- Develop effective leadership qualities and skills
- Build self-confidence, motivation and enthusiasm
- Strengthen their academic and technical skills
- Create friendships and social networks
- Participate in community service activities
- Set realistic career and educational goals
- Expand communication and teamwork skills
- Develop workplace readiness skills
- Understand current healthcare issues
HOSA members have opportunities to:
- Celebrate competitive events program accomplishments
- Apply for HOSA scholarships and recognitions
- Travel to regional, state, and national conferences
- Serve as local, regional, state, and national officers
- Build their resume
- Collaborate with health professionals and future employers
- Seek internships in the Office of the Surgeon General and others