Community Health Worker - Short Term Technical Certificate

Community Health Worker


Short-Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 2008

The Community Health Worker program prepares graduates to function as individuals who advocate for patients in the community by assisting them in accessing health and supportive services through education, role modeling, outreach, home visits and referral services.  Upon completion of the program, the graduate is eligible to apply to the Ohio Board of Nursing for a certificate to practice as a Certified Community Health Worker. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.


Fall Semester
HLED 152 Community Health ** 2
ALHN 196 Community Health Worker I ** 6
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
Spring Semester
ALHN 197  Community Health Worker II >** 5
ALHN 198 Community Health Worker Practicum >**   5
Total Credit Hours: 19


1. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification is required upon entrance into the program.
2. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
3. ** Indicates that a grade of "C" (2.0) or better must be earned in order to continue in the sequence.
4. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established    May 2013
Effective       May 2013



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