HOSA Leadership University

HOSA Leadership University is structured to support members, at all levels, to grow HOSA leaders and to encourage HOSA members to make the most of their opportunities as future health professionals. Each session is uniquely designed so that members can build on their foundation of leadership knowledge. 

 
Read carefully the descriptions for each course before enrolling to ensure you chose the right leadership course for you! HOSA 102 Advanced Member course is designed for HOSA members that have attended HOSA 101 or members who have not yet served as a chapter officer. HOSA 101 is not required prior to attending HOSA 102 but it would be extremely helpful to have the knowledge-base of HOSA 101 prior to enrolling in HOSA 102.
 
 
 
 
Student Leadership Development
 
HOSA 100
Middle School Members
Friday, June 26
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $25 fee for materials
[Lunch is not included.]
HOSA 100 is specifically designed for middle level HOSA members! HOSA 101 is designed to introduce HOSA’s middle level members to the fundamentals of leadership and a basic understanding of HOSA – Future Health Professionals. This course features high energy activities that not only strive to build confidence in each member but also demonstrate and teach leadership qualities and team building practices to future health professionals! 
 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • To give participants an understanding of basic leadership fundamentals
  • To use the experiential learning model as a way to teach leadership concepts to middle level members
  • To provide a basic overview of HOSA – Future Health Professionals
  • To create a learning environment that promotes teamwork, the use of communication and listening skills and the building of self-confidence and trust among members
 
HOSA 101
Local Members
Thursday, June 25
Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost: $25 fee for materials
[Lunch is not included.]
 
Or
Thursday, June 25
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $25 fee for materials
[Lunch is not included.]
HOSA 101 is for all HOSA members who strive to increase their HOSA knowledge and are not yet a chapter officer! HOSA 101 will focus on building a strong foundation of HOSA knowledge so members can better understand HOSA – Future Health Professionals and learn how they can be the best possible HOSA member. Defining HOSA, learning to communicate the mission and their place in the organization, and beginning to identify their leadership qualities makes this course the perfect start for a future health professional. 
 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • To understand the mission, purpose, and values of HOSA – Future Health Professionals
  • To be able to articulate the definition of HOSA – Future Health Professionals and what it means to a HOSA member
  • To interact with other HOSA members to discover their personal leadership characteristics and how they specifically relate to HOSA – Future Health Professionals
  • To set goals for how they can contribute to their HOSA chapter
HOSA 102
Advanced Leadership
Thursday, June 25
Time:  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $25 fee for materials 
[Lunch is not included.]
HOSA 102 is for advanced HOSA members who are aspiring local chapter leaders who have not yet served as a chapter officer! This course builds on the knowledge learned in HOSA 101 and focuses on identifying specific leadership strengths, so members can begin to prepare to move into one of the leadership roles HOSA – Future Health Professionals offers. HOSA 102 attendees will refine their personal HOSA story, as well as identify their leadership strengths as they establish goals that will set them on the right track to chapter leadership success.
 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • To have a further understanding of HOSA – Future Health Professionals, including identifying and understanding chapter protocol as it relates to the state and international level 
  • To understand the importance of being able to network with others 
  • To identify leadership strengths to gain a better understanding of areas to improve and to identify where in the local chapter your strengths can be an asset
  • To set defined SMART goals with identifiable action steps so members can begin their leadership journey
HOSA 201
Chapter Officers 
Thursday, June 25
Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost: $25 fee for materials
[Lunch is not included.]
 
Or
Friday, June 26
Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost: $25 fee for materials
[Lunch is not included.]
HOSA 201 is designed for those who have been and are planning to continue as a local chapter officer! HOSA 201 will focus on defining officer roles and responsibilities, recruitment and retention of HOSA members, and chapter meeting management. Other areas of emphasis will be placed on identifying specific leadership styles that will assist in forming productive committees, delegating tasks, and resolving conflicts resulting in a high-preforming local HOSA chapter.
 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • To understand the roles and responsibilities of a local HOSA chapter leader
  • To learn the importance of and new ways to recruit and retain chapter members
  • To practice effective meeting management so chapter meetings are productive and enjoyable
  • To gain knowledge and understanding of their personal leadership style 
  • To learn how to effectively manage conflict, give feedback, and delegate tasks to members 
HOSA 301
State Officers 
Tuesday, June 23
Time:  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $25 fee for materials 
[Lunch is not included.]
HOSA 301 is designed for State Officers only!  This HOSA University features hands-on activities in designing and facilitating educational experiences for HOSA members at the chapter, regional, and state level. This unique learning model gives State Officers the opportunity to create and design unique experiential learning activities for workshop participants at the various chapter visits, events, and conferences in their state. Specific attention will be given to learning expert facilitation techniques that will elevate their workshops to the next level.
 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • To gain a better understanding of how workshop participants understand and process information by exploring the experiential learning model
  • To have the opportunity to participate in and develop hands-on activities that are designed to complement and reinforce their specific workshop learning objectives
  • To draw upon their existing knowledge of workshop facilitation while learning new techniques to engage audiences of all sizes and room configurations
  • To network and work collaboratively with other HOSA members to generate new ideas and creative delivery techniques for educational workshops for HOSA members
 
Advisor Leadership Development
 
HOSA 401
New Chapter Advisors
Friday, June 26
Time:  8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost: $50 fee for materials
[Lunch is not included.]
HOSA 401 is designed to provide the new HOSA chapter advisor (less than three years of experience) with tools to effectively integrate HOSA learning activities into the health science curriculum. Successful future health professionals will need more than just the knowledge and technical skills. Chapter advisors can learn to provide a balanced academic, technical, leadership, and teamwork skills through HOSA strategies and successful chapter activities.
HOSA 501
Advanced Chapter Advisor 
Friday, June 26
Time:  1:00 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $50 fee for materials
[Lunch is not included.]
HOSA 501 is designed to equip HOSA advisors with tools to develop, practice and refine skills in the areas of advocacy, creativity, fundraising, community involvement, ethical behavior, project management, and public relations.  Learn new strategies and skills to advance your HOSA chapter to a higher level.