Community Health Worker (AHCN.S.STC)
- Division: Health Sciences
- Department: Allied Health
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. The program is Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) approved and those who complete the program may become registered through OBN.
The program is approved through the Ohio Board of Nursing.
ALH 1101 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery 2 Credits
ALH 1102 OR ALH 1120
3 to 4 Credits
ALH 1250 Health Science Practicum
BIO 1107 OR BIO 1121
COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication
ENG 1101 English Composition I
HIM 1101 Medical Terminology
PSY 1100 General Psychology
PSY 2200 Lifespan Human Development