Maryland HOSA uses the National HOSA Competitive Events guidelines.  EVENT GUIDELINES

The new guidelines will be posted after SEPTEMBER 1, 2019. 

Be sure the guidelines you are using  say 2019 on the bottom left corner.

Be sure to familiarize yourself with the GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

MDHOSA SLC registration will open February 10,2020.

MDHOSA Spring Conference 

March 9 - 20, 2020

                                             Maryland HOSA Online Testing Competitions                                                                         2019-2020  IMPORTANT CHANGES

Maryland HOSA Online Testing Competitions registration will open December 3, 2019 and registration is $1.00 per test! You may take as many tests as you wish.  But ony advance to the State Conference in one event.You must be a paid HOSA member in order to register and have a teacher or administrator to proctor the tests. The testing window will be January 13-24,2020 Members may choose as many MDHOSA Online Tests as they can schedule in the two week testing window.  Consider registering for the Healthcare Issues Exam as this does not count as a competition but MDHOSA is entitled to send the top 2 competitors to the ILC.After the test results are processed, they will be emailed to your advisor.

Then members must choose ONE competitive event to compete in at the State Leadership Conference. If you do not qualify in an event with an online test qualifier, you may choose another event that does not have an OLT. Remember, the Recognition Events do not count as a competitive event and you may do any or all of them in addition to your competitive event.The following events will be available:  

Health Science Events

Behavioral Health OLT

Cultural Diversity and Disparities in Healthcare OLT

Dental Terminology OLT

Human Growth and Development OLT 

Medical Law and Ethics OLT Math OLT

Medical Spelling OLT

Medical Terminology OLT

MS - Foundations of Medical Terminology OLT

MS - Math for Medical Careers OLT

MS - Medical Reading  OLT

Nutrition OLT

Pathophysiology OLT

Pharmacology OLT

Health Professions Events 

Biomedical Laboratory Science  OLT

Clinical Specialty  (Tallo)

Clinical Nursing   OLT

Dental Science  OLT

Home Health Aide   OLT

Medical Assisting  OLT

Nursing Assisting   OLT

Pharmacy Science  OLT

Physical Therapy   OLT

Sports Medicine   OLT

Veterinary Science   OLT

Emergency Preparedness Events 

CERT Skills (Team Event)  OLT

CPR/First Aid (Team Event)  OLT

Emergency Medical Technician (Team Event)  OLT

Epidemiology  OLT

MS - Life Threatening Situations   OLT


Extemporaneous Writing  (Tallo)

Health Career Photography  (Tallo)

Healthy Lifestyle OLT  (Tallo)

Job Seeking Skills (Tallo)

MS - Extemporaneous Health Poster (Tallo)

MS - Health Careers Preparation  

Research  Poster Presentation  (Tallo)

Teamwork Events

Biomedical Debate (Team Event) OLT

Community Awareness (Team Event) (Tallo)

Creative Problem Solving (Team Event) OLT

MS - Dynamic Decisions  OLT

Health Career Display  (Team Event)  (Tallo)

Forensic Medicine (Team Event)  OLT

Health Education  (Team Event) (Tallo)

HOSA Bowl (Team Event)  OLT

Parliamentary Procedure (Team Event)  OLT

Public Service Announcement (Team Event) (Tallo)

Recognition Events

Healthcare Issues Exam   OLT

MDHOSA SLC registration will open February 10,2020.

MDHOSA Spring Conference 

March 9 - 20, 2020

Affiliation, Conference Registration, and registering a proctor can all be started here -  If you have not been assigned a charter/password yet or have any questions, please contact Jane Shovlin at or call 520-820-5840.