CHWs are frontline public health workers and critical members of health care delivery teams. They focus on the social aspects of care that support and enhance critical clinical activities such as diagnosis, treatment, or clinical procedures that are performed by licensed health professionals like doctors and nurses. This certificate prepares students to enter the workforce as community health workers.
Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement exam scores or specific course work.
These courses are designed in a way that they can be taken in one term, two terms or three terms. HLTH 1030 has to be taken before or with CHW 1010 and CHW 1020. CHW 1010 and CHW 1020 have to be taken together and have to be taken before or with CHW 1090.