Basic Health Care Skills

Competitors demonstrate their knowledge and ability to perform entry-level procedures or skills based on a list of core standards. Performance is evaluated through various stations involving written, verbal and skills testing. The SkillsUSA Illinois Championships...

Health Knowledge Bowl

This competition tests students on their collective knowledge of health occupations. Four-member teams are judged on speed and accuracy answering questions in nine categories: Academic Foundations, Communication, Systems, Employability Skills, Legal Responsibility,...

Health Occupations Professional Portfolio

This competition recognizes students for their successful development of a professional portfolio. The competition evaluates the ability of the students to present themselves to a prospective employer. The competitors will show the use of the portfolio and use...

Medical Assisting

Competitors are tested on their skills in the clinical and administrative setting. They are judged on speed, the use of correct safety measures and the ability to interact personally with a patient. Skills tested are general office skills, communication skills,...

Medical Math

Competitors demonstrate their knowledge of general math concepts used in the healthcare fields. They complete a written test that may include the use of ratio/proportion, dosage calculation, metric and household equivalents, Roman numerals, abbreviations, percentages...

Medical Terminology

This competition is designed to evaluate knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations of individuals preparing for employment in the health occupations fields. The SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA National Technical...

Nurse Assisting

Students demonstrate knowledge and skill in performing personal care, encouraging patient independence, assisting with ambulation and performing other routine tasks, including standard infection control procedures used in basic nurse assisting. Students will...

Practical Nursing

Competitors are judged on their knowledge of medical terminology, body structure and function, nutrition, medications and nursing care. Competitors must also demonstrate their abilities to perform job skills such as: administration of oral, subcutaneous and...