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Galena health students ready themselves for HOSA conference

Health sciences students, from left, Kameron Reitan, Danyal Harvey, Bobbi Storms, and Diana Tikiun at last year's HOSA conference. Photo courtesy Stephanie Weter.

Health sciences students, from left, Kameron Reitan, Danyal Harvey, Bobbi Storms, and Diana Tikiun at last year’s HOSA conference. Photo courtesy Stephanie Weter.

The Students of GILA have and amazing opportunity in Anchorage next semester for the health career field as they start the year’s HOSA contests, said Carrie Given, health careers teacher.

The event will be taking place in Anchorage on March 23 – 25. Anybody who signs up that is in a health careers class will be allowed to participate in the below events.

Leadership Events

Extemporaneous Health Poster
Job-seeking skills
Extemporaneous Writing
Health Career Display
Health Career Photography
Prepared Speaker
Medical innovation
Public health
Health education

Skill Based Events with Round 1 Written Exam: (Completed online)

CPR and First AID
Creative Problem Solving
Forensic Medicine
HOSA Bowl (new for this year- Friday evening event)
Epidemiology (case study at state Leadership Conference)
Medical Spelling
Nursing Assisting
Physical Therapy
Veterinary Science Biomedical Lab Science
Sports Medicine

Health Science Knowledge Written Test: (Completed online)

Behavioral Health
Dental terminology
Human Growth and development
Medical Law and Ethics
Nutrition
Pathophysiology
Pharmacology
Medical Math
Medical Reading
Medical terminology
Transcultural Health care
Chiropractic (no medal)

As of now we have 3 participants:
Cora Jones, participating in AID/CPR and a written test.
Jade Lewis, participating in AID/CPR and a written test.
Angelica Firmin, participating in medical reading and a written test.

We encourage thoughts who are in any health careers classes to consider participating in 3 of the events in Anchorage.