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Community Health Care Worker


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COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE WORKER   Eligible for Financial Aid                          Contact:  Kim White, Asst. Dean – 214 860-2228                  

Community Health Workers (CHW) are advocates for individual and community health needs. They develop and implement health care needs by conducting informal counseling and providing referral and follow-up services. Hospitals, churches, clinics, insurance companies and non-profit organizations all need the services of Community Health Care Workers. There are three courses offered in the program; Introduction to Community Health, Wellness and Health Promotion, and a Practicum for Community Health Services. Please go to http://www.elcentrocollege.edu/sites/default/files/programs/2-page-Community-Health-Workder-FAQs.pdf for updated course information. Wellness and Health Promotion will be offered Spring 2015..

Course and Section Number

Day

Date

Time

Hours

Room

Fee

Instructor

CHLT 1001 51100
INTRO TO COMMUNITY HEALTH
M R 08/25-12/11 6:30p-9:00p 80 P228 $250 MCClure, Denise.
A Study of the concepts that serve as the foundation for health profession courses, including client care and safety issues, basic client monitoring , and health documentation methods. This course will cover four of the eight competencies necessary to meet the state certification requirements.

CHLT 2060 51101
PRACTICUM

FLEX
09/15-12/15
FLEX 48 Children's HOSP $150 TBA
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. The student will apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation. Student must purchase liability insurance, criminal background check, drug screening to be eligible for the Practicum.

CHLT 1001 51101
INTRO TO COMMUNITY HEALTH

WSU
08/20-10/18

See class times below

96 A840 $250 McClure, Denise

A Study of the concepts that serve as the foundation for health profession courses, including client care and safety issues, basic client monitoring , and health documentation methods. This course will cover four of the eight competencies necessary to meet the state certification requirements. Classes will meet Wednesdays 6:30p.-9:00p, Saturdays 9:00a-4:00p and Sundays 9:00a-4:00p. Check your syllabus for specific Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday class dates and times.