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Health Promotion Competencies (CMHW 1065)

Credits: 3
Lecture Credits: 3.00

Description: This course provides basic concepts regarding healthy lifestyles, and specific information about heart disease and stroke, diabetes, cancer, oral health, mental health, and maternal/child/teen health necessary for the Community Health Worker to foster holistic health practices and implement prescribed plans of care with clients. Must be taken A-F.

Topical Outline:

1. Healthy Lifestyles

2. Heart Disease & Stroke

3. Mental and Oral Health

4. Cancer and Diabetes

5. Maternal-Child-Teen Health


Learning Outcomes:
1. Describe components of Healthy Lifestyles and role of CHW when working with clients, families or community to promote Healthy Lifestyles
2. Describe basic disease processes for Heart Disease and Stroke and role of CHW when working with clients, families or community to support improving Health outcomes
3. Describe indicators of good mental and oral health and role of CHW when working with clients, families or community to promote good Mental and Oral Health
4. Describe basic disease processes for Cancer and Diabetes and role of CHW when working with clients, families or community to support improving Health outcomes
5. Describe basic components of growth and development throughout the cycle of Pregnancy, childhood and teens and the role of CHW when working with clients, families or community to support improving Health outcomes
 

Prerequisites:

Placement score into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052 and ESOL 0033 or equivalent.

Co-rerequisites:

CMHW 1001.