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NCHSE and Precision Exams Combine to Sponsor HOSA’s Poster Project

NCHSE and Precision Exams Combine to Sponsor HOSA’s Poster Project

The National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE) is truly appreciative of our ongoing relationship with HOSA–Future Health Professionals, a curriculum-focused national career and technical student organization. HOSA continues to provide outstanding educational experiences for students. Together we support health science education programs in their preparation of the future workforce.

In May 2015, through a combined partnership with Precision Exams, provider of the National Health Science Assessment and NCHSE, a decision was made to sponsor one of the posters in HOSA’s 2015-2016 Health Professions Poster Series. This opportunity provided both NCHSE and Precision Exams visibility among HOSA state leaders, local advisors/teachers, students, schools and communities.  More →

Congratulations to NCHSE—HOSA Scholarship Winners!

Over 500 qualified HOSA members submitted applications to receive National HOSA scholarship awards.  HOSA-Future Health Professionals influences and makes a difference in career selections and lives of so many young people. The National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE) is pleased to be a contributor to the National HOSA Scholarship Program.

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Enhanced National Health Science Standards Unveiled in May 2015

The National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE) often heard from classroom teachers that the National Healthcare Foundation Standards were generic and vague. The standards and accountability criteria were written in such a way that left room for guessing what should be taught to meet each standard. More →

2015 National Leadership Conference of HOSA-Future Health Professionals

The 2015 National Leadership Conference of HOSA–Future Health Professionals is an opportunity for the National Consortium for Health Science Education to experience the energy and enthusiasm of over 8,000 HOSA members and advisors. Through our partnership with HOSA, NCHSE is pleased to provide five (5) $1000 scholarship awards to deserving HOSA members.

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National Health Science Assessment Highlighted in Techniques

Student Success, Step by Step: The National Health Science Assessment measures student mastery of basic skills and knowledge that workers in all aspects of the health industry need to know. This article offers a step-by-step strategy recommended for achieving student success. (September 2013)

Using Tests to Improve Student Achievement:  At the Bay-Arenac ISD Career Center, teacher Amy Dore is using an innovative method to ensure students in her Health Technology/Medical Science class are prepared to pass the National Health Science Assessment. (February 2014)

National Health Science Assessment 2014-15

We’re back in the saddle again! Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year and on that note, a quick update regarding the National Health Science Assessment: 
The National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE) is proud to announce that Precision Exams delivered a total of 22,178 assessment exams of which 2,697 were Pre-Assessment, 1,877 Post exams; 17,604 single exams (no pre/post exam arrangement) which equals a total of 19,481 post/single exams.

Over twenty-five (25) states and 562 schools participated in the National Health Science Assessment. As the school year gets underway, this update serves as a reminder to register early this year for the National Health Science Assessment.

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