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  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Community Health & Wellness, Specialization Global and Public Health, AAS


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Learning Outcomes


After successful completion of the AAS degree, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competence in the areas required for caregiving, healthcare interpreting, care navigation or global and public health issues according to the area of emphasis.
  • Identify and practice all legal and ethical requirements and specific agency policies and practices.
  • Apply knowledge of appropriate care for vulnerable populations including general knowledge of fitness, nutrition, social and emotional development, health and medical support, etc.
  • Practice culturally responsive approaches, caregiving and support for a diverse client base.
  • Use technology as appropriate to their employment for record keeping, communication and as a tool for access for clients.
  • Practice effective oral and written communication skills, including listening and accurate documentation.
  • Collaborate effectively with agencies and the communities the agencies support through networking, partnerships and resource development.

Requirements


Prerequisites


  • Basic keyboarding knowledge recommended
  • English 101 elgible
  • Some classes have entry requirements not listed here. Talk to a faculty advisor.
  • Some classes require instructor permission.

Important Notes


This information does not substitute for meeting with a faculty adviser.

  • Students must achieve a cumulative 2.0 GPA to attain an AAS degree.
  • Certificate and AAS degree programs emphasize preparation in specific job skills required for entry-level employment.
  • Students not attending full time must remember it is likely to take more than two years to complete program.
  • Students may enroll in any quarter.
  • Medical and human services agencies will require you to complete a criminal background check prior to being offered an internship or employment.
  • Coursework is highly interactive and includes field-based internships.

Specific Requirements


Total Professional-Technical Courses: 50 credits

Total Related Instruction Credits: 20

Total Program Credits: 90


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