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 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.
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.
|ALH 1101||Introduction to Healthcare Delivery||2|
|ALH 1102 (Basic Healthcare Practices & Medical Scribe) OR ALH 1120 (Nurse Aide Training) OR MAS 1102 (Clinical Medical Assisting I)||3 - 4|
|ALH 1105||Overview of Holistic Health||2|
|ALH 1107||Core Concepts of Public Health||3|
|ALH 1250||Health Science Practicum||3|
|BIO 1107 (Human Biology) OR BIO 1121 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I)||3|
|COM 2206||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|ENG 1101||English Composition I||3|
|MHT 1101||Introduction to Mental Health Services||3|
|PSY 1100||General Psychology||3|
|PSY 2200||Lifespan Human Development||3|