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Community Health Worker Continuing Education Course

Management of Chronic Health Conditions

According to the Centers for Disease Control, half of all adults have at least one chronic health issue. These issues can range from heart disease to cancer to obesity, and it’s critical that health workers have a firm understanding of these areas and their impact on an individual. Our course will give you the essential training to manage these issues and address chronic health conditions, such as obesity and chronic pain, and know the role of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in the management of these conditions.Our self-paced online course is designed for certified Community Health Workers and will teach you cutting-edge theories for approaching chronic health issues. You will gain a solid foundation in managing those conditions and navigate key modules that focus on different areas of chronic health conditions.After this course, you’ll be able to:Oregon State University's Community Health Worker program is proud to be an approved provider of continuing education for the Oregon Health Authority to train traditional health workers.
What you'll learn:How to define obesity; discuss its possible causes and its impact on individuals and society; and develop strategies for helping those who are obese.
Define chronic pain; discuss its possible causes; investigate its impact on individuals and society; and build strategies for helping those with chronic pain.
Explain the role Community Health Workers serve in helping individuals with chronic health conditions as they become effective self-managers.
Identify a variety of skills and tools for dealing with chronic health conditions.

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Length Plan for 12-15 hours of coursework
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Language English
Subjects Personal Development
Tags Health and Public Health

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Independent

Rating Not enough ratings
Length Plan for 12-15 hours of coursework
Starts On Demand (None)
Cost $0
From Independent
Instructor
Free Limited Content
Language English
Subjects Personal Development
Tags Health and Public Health