Module 1: Foundations of Community Health

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ABOUT THIS COURSE

This course offers students a basic introduction to community health. The class will understand the roles and skills of a community health worker and present health issues with a focus on cultural, community and/or individual perspectives. As a result, students will learn about health disparities in ethnic minorities, refugee, and immigrant groups, as well as approaches to health promotion and disease prevention.

What you’ll learn:

• Define community health and population health
• Understand the scope of practice and core competencies of a community health worker.
• Define and understand community transmission
• Utilize effective ways to communicate to diverse populations.
• Understand health disparities and the impact of social determinants of health in ethnic minoritized, refugee and immigrant communities.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY

INSTRUCTORS

Dr. Daphne Curges
Ms. Candice Laurent
Dr. Cathy Sigmund
Dr. Wiam Younes

Textbook:

McKenzie, J.F., Pinger, R.R., and Kotecki, J.E. (2004). An introduction to community health (5th ed.). Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Textbook may be found here:

An Introduction to Community Health

Course Syllabus: CICH 100 Module One