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CPH 196 Community Health Worker Internship
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Internships (90 hours)
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Opportunities to apply Community Health Worker competencies in community/public health settings. Prerequisites: CPH 160, CPH 178, CPH 180, CPH 185, CPH 190, and CPH department approval. Before beginning the internship, students (at their own expense) must pass a background check, drug screen, and TB skin test. Proof of immunizations will be also be required.

Prerequisites: CPH 160, CPH 178, CPH 180, CPH 185, CPH 190, and CPH department approval. Before beginning the internship, students (at their own expense) must pass a background check, drug screen, and TB skin test. Proof of immunizations will be also be required.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Articulate the CHW core competencies as outlined by the Arizona Community Health Workers Association. (CLSOs 2,3,4)
2. (Analysis Level) Identify and refer situations outside the community health worker scope of practice or area of competence to appropriate healthcare professional. (CLSOs 2,3,4)
3. (Application Level) Perform the varied duties of the community health worker. (CLSOs 1,2,3,4)
4. (Synthesis Level) Develop and execute a plan for communicating healthy lifestyle applications to groups and/or individuals.
5. (Synthesis Level) Construct a client/patient case study with regards to chronic disease management. (CLSOs 1,2,3,4)
6. (Comprehension Level) Describe the basic tenets of patient confidentiality according to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). (CLSOs 2,4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None