The Community Health Worker program curriculum is designed to prepare the student for employment as community health workers, patient navigators, and health insurance navigators. The aim of this one-year certificate is to provide individuals with the expertise and experience in assisting individuals and communities to navigate the U.S. community health, health care and health insurance systems. The certificate offers a combination of classroom, lab and practical training that will help the student succeed in their future career. A portion of this program will involve 210 hours of non-paid practice at various facilities. A State and Federal Background check will be required prior to starting the clinical practice. The program is Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) approved and those who complete the program may become registered through OBN.
Community Health Workers will be educated to obtain the expertise and experience in assisting individuals and communities to navigate the U.S. community health, health care, and health insurance systems, as well as to improve the equality and cultural competence of service delivery and accomplish personal prevention and health care goals.
Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program: View the Gainful Employment Information
|ALH 1101||Introduction to Healthcare Delivery||2|
|ALH 1130||Basic Life Support Training||1|
|ALH 1140||Fundamentals of Disease Processes||3|
|ALH 1250||Healthcare Navigator Practicum||3|
|ALH 2201||Survey of Drug Therapy||2|
|(BIO 1107 OR BIO 1121)||3|
|COM 2206||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|(ALH 1102 OR ALH 1120)||3 - 4|
|ENG 1101||English Composition I||3|
|HIM 1101||Medical Terminology||2|
|HIM 1160||Medical Office Coding Concepts||1|
|PSY 1100||General Psychology||3|
|PSY 2200||Lifespan Human Development||3|
The program is approved through the Ohio Board of Nursing.