There are many opportunities for HOSA members, advisors and guests to learn more about health and biomedical issues. Be sure to take advantage of all the opportunities at this year's International Leadership Conference!
For the past 35 years, HOSA has offered leadership development to support members, at all levels, to grow as leaders and encourage HOSA members to make the most of their opportunites as future health professionals. HOSA University teaches members leadership skills such as effective communication, goal setting, time management, teamwork and self awareness. The following classes for HOSA members will be offered at the conference:
- HOSA 101 - For Members
- HOSA 201 - Local Chapter Officers
HOSA 301 - State Officers
HOSA University teach adisors how to provide balanaced academic, technical, leadership and teamwork skills through HOSA strategies and successful chapter activities. The following classes for advisors will be available at the conference:
- HOSA 401 - New Chapter Advisors
HOSA 501 - Advanced Chapter Advisors
The Educational Symposium and Interactive Workshops
Educational Symposium workshops will be presented by professional partners to provide information about current health related issues. Workshops are schedueld throughout the day on Thursday and Friday during the conference. Topics cover a variety of interests. Past workshop have covered topics such as large vet dentistry, health careers in the ARMY, mobile health technology, college readiness, baby catching and many more. Interactive Workshops will take place in the HOSA Expo and offer a variety of hands-on learning opportunities. Email Nancy Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in presenting a workshop.
Continuing Educational Units (CEUs)
HOSA will be offering Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for educators. A CEU briefing will be held immediately following the Local and State Advisor orientation. Staff development options are available as noted in the ILC Guide, available in March 2017.
- CEU certificates will be awarded by NATIONAL HOSA. Chapter advisors should check with their local school administration or state advisor to determine if these CEUs are recognized for meeting state
- teaching licensure requirements.
- The CEUs offered are “Education” CEUs, not nursing CEUs.
- The CEU certificate indicates 10 hours = 1 CEU. If your school measures units by the hour, the certificate will show the hours. A maximum of 20 hours or 2 CEUs will be awarded per person; partial credit or hours will not be awarded.
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