HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

 

This event recognizes FBLA members who have the ability to help people in the health care field.

 

The objective test may include questions on managing office activities; enhancing communication skills; identifying legal and ethical issues in health care practices; managing financial functions; enhancing employability skills.

 

ELIGIBILITY

 

Participants must have paid state and national dues postmarked by December 15 of the current school year.

 

District           Number of participants governed by local FBLA District policy.

 

State              Each district may be represented by participant(s) based on the Florida FBLA scaled quota system found in the Fact Finder.

 

National       See publication:  National Chapter Management Handbook—current edition.

 

REGULATIONS

 

District          Each district determines its own procedures for event registration.

 

State             When it has been determined that a student will represent the district at state competition, the student's local adviser must send the appropriate entry form to the state adviser by first-class mail.  The entry form and the required postmark deadline are included in the SLC registration packet.

 

National       See publication:  National Chapter Management Handbook—current edition.

 

• Participants must be selected in accordance with the regulations of the FBLA district and state chapters and the national association.

 

• Participants must not have entered this event at a previous National Leadership Conference or placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in this event at a previous State Leadership Conference.

 

• Participants failing to report on time may be either disqualified or permitted to begin late with no extension of the time as scheduled. 

 

• Participants must furnish their own No. 2 pencils and erasers.   No reference materials, electronic devices, or other items are to be brought to the event.

 

• Participants must adhere to the dress code established by the Board of Directors or they will not be permitted to participate in the competitive event.

 
 

JUDGING

 

Tests will be machine graded. In the event of a tie, the students’ performance on the final ten questions of the exam will be evaluated.  After that, if necessary, the order in which the tests were received will be used.

 

AWARDS

 

District           The number of awards presented at the District Leadership Conference is determined by local FBLA District policy.

 

State              State awards for the top five places are presented at the State Leadership Conference.

 

National        The number of awards presented at the National Leadership Conference is determined by judges and/or number of entries.  The maximum number will be ten.