Oct 05, 2022  
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 
    
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54

Community Health Worker, Certificate of Achievement


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School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety (HWPS)

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.

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Special Requirements

Physical Requirements

Students must be in good physical and psychological health. Students may be asked to provide documentation of a recent physical examination. Many health programs require the student to be able to safely lift and/or move a minimum of 50 pounds. Reasonable accommodations are made for students with disabilities. However, some disabilities may prohibit students from completing program specific competencies or gaining employment. Students with disabilities that may interfere with completing program competencies are advised to contact the HWPS Office at (505) 224- 4111 for more information.

Transportation

Students are responsible for their own transportation to off-campus training sites. (i.e. clinical courses at hospitals, internships, etc.

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

Program Requirements


Courses


Minimum Credit Hours Required to Complete Certificate: 9


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