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CPH 160 Introduction to Community Health Worker
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Overview of the various roles, skills, and functions of the Community Health Worker. Prerequisites: RDG100; acceptance into the CHW program or CPH department approval. Recommended: Good written and oral communication skills.

Prerequisites: RDG100; acceptance into the CHW program or CPH department approval.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: Good written and oral communication skills recommended.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Identify the evolution and roles of the Community Health Worker. (CSLOs 1,2,3,4)
2. (Knowledge Level) Define public health, healthcare, and health policy in the United States. (CSLOs 2,4)
3. (Comprehension Level) Understand and describe health equality and cultural humility and social determinates of health. (CSLOs 1,2,4)
4. (Analysis Level) Relate the guiding principles, such as ethics, scope of practice, and HIPAA. (CSLOs 1,2,3,4)
5. (Comprehension Level) Explain the role of the Community Health Worker in community outreach and advocacy. (CSLOs 1,2,3,4)
6. (Synthesis Level) Develop a professional skills: constructive feedback and resume. (CSLOs 2,3,4)
7. (Synthesis Level) Develop professional skills, such as use of constructive feedback and resume building. (CSLOs 2,3,4)
8. (Analysis Level) Examine and explain team-based care and the Community Health Worker role in home visitation. (CSLOs 2,3,4)
9. (Application Level) Demonstrate and examine ways Community Health Workers can help with conflict resolution. (CSLOs 2,3,4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None