Community Health Worker Overview Training I,II (In-Person) ((CC_SP)CHWO-IPT)


Description
Community Health Worker Overview Training I, II (In-Person)
Course Description:
This course introduces students to community health worker roles and concepts, various community health worker models, and the importance of professionalism. Diabetes and hypertension are defined. Students learn about diabetes and hypertension management through the development of action plans. The course takes utilizes role-playing exercises to reinforce the curriculum topics.

Course Topics:
1) CHW models, roles, responsibilities, and skills
2) The definition and importance of professionalism and professional boundaries
3) Overview of hypertension, including the definition and key numbers in the diagnosis and control of hypertension
4) Overview of diabetes, including the definition of diabetes and the identification of risk factors
5) Introduction to action plan development

Course Objectives
1) The CHW student will know how to communicate with the community served
2) The CHW student will know how to facilitate the development of an individual and/or group action plan and goal attainment
3) The CHW student will understand the importance of setting boundaries and practicing self-care
4) The CHW student will learn about pertinent health issues
5) The CHW student will learn about practicing cultural humility
6) The CHW student will learn how to observe ethical and legal standards (e.g., CHW Code of Ethics, Americans with Disabilities Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)

Core Competencies:
1. Communication
1h. Communication with the community served
9. Professional conduct
9g. Observe ethical and legal standards (e.g., CHW Code of Ethics, Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
9i. Participate in the professional development of peer CHWs and CHW networking groups
10. Knowledge
10b. Pertinent health issues
Content
  • Survey Introduction
  • Post Survey
  • Attestation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever