CHW

Courses

CHW 100 Community Health Worker Training
4 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on the community health worker's role, skills, and responsibilities, using concepts and curriculum requirements defined by the Ohio Board of Nursing Community Health Worker (CHW) Program. Topics include: health data collection, basic anatomy and physiology, basic medical terminology, health education, client communication, confidentiality, community advocacy and referral, and documentation and reporting. Students who complete CHW 100 and CHW 180 successfully may apply for professional certification as a CHW.
Prerequisites: None
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CHW 180 Community Health Worker Practicum
3 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 8 Lab Hours.

Students complete 130 hours of clinical practice in a community agency or community health setting, performing functions of the community health worker under supervision of faculty and agency site supervisor, and attend a weekly on-campus seminar. Students who complete CHW 100 and CHW 180 successfully may apply for professional certification as a CHW.
Prerequisites: CHW 100 , MCH 106 (minimum grade C for both)
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Instructor Consent Required

CHW 198 First Year Special Topics in Community Health Worker
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Community Health Worker, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: None
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CHW 199 First Year Independent Project in Community Health Worker
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Community Health Worker that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Community Health Worker faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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CHW 298 Second Year Special Topics in Community Health Worker
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to (XXX), which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: None
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CHW 299 Second Year Independent Project in Community Health Worker
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Community Health Worker that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Community Health Worker faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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