Nov 18, 2018  
2018-2019 APU Catalog 
    
2018-2019 APU Catalog
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CH 10200 - Community Health Aide II


(8) Session II prepares students to use the Community Health Aide Manual to conduct an accurate history, exam, assessment and plan for problem-oriented patient visits for adults and children.  Students learn to perform all parts of a problem-oriented patient encounter for an adult and a child.  Emphasis is on refining physical exam skills, distinguishing between normal/abnormal findings, making specific assessments, performing additional lab and medicine skills, and recording findings.  Emergency care skills are reviewed and reinforced.  Human anatomy and functions are further explored.  The remaining body systems are presented: circulatory, urinary, male and female reproductive, breast, musculoskeletal, nervous, and endocrine.  Dental skills are introduced and practiced.  Mental health problems and management are covered in some detail. Grief and loss concepts are presented and discussed. Mental health promotion for the CHA is presented again and discussed in detail.  Includes 200-hour clinical field component. Prerequisite:CH 10100 Community Health Aide I .



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