HOSA Future Health Professions


The purpose of the HOSA organization is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition.  


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.

What do HOSA members do?

Types of Competitive events

Health Science Events: Dental Terminology, Medical Spelling, Medical Terminology, Medical Math, Medical Reading, Human Growth and Development, Pathophysiology, Medical Laws and Ethics, Pharmacology, Nutrition, Transcultural Health Care

Health Profession Events: Biotechnology, Clinical Nursing, Clinical Specialty, Dental Science, Home Health Aide, Medical Assisting, Nursing Assistant, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Veterinary Science

Emergency Preparedness Events: CERT Skills, CPR/First Aid, Emergency Medical Technician, Epidemiology, Public Health

Leadership Events: Extemporaneous Health Poster,  Extemporaneous Writing, Healthy Lifestyle, Job Seeking Skills, Medical Photography, Prepared Speaking, Researched Persuasive Speaking

Team Work Events: Biomedical Debate, Forensic Medicine, Community Awareness, Creative Problem Solving, Health Career Display, Health Education, HOSA Bowl, Parliamentary Procedure, Public Service Announcement

What UNMC HOSA did this year: