Oct 19, 2018  
2018-2019 APU Catalog 
    
2018-2019 APU Catalog
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CH 10400 - Community Health Aide IV


(8) Session IV prepares students, with use of the Community Health Aide Manual, to conduct a patient evaluation of problems in all body systems and perform prenatal, well child and chronic care encounters.  Student learn to perform chronic care encounters with emphasis on health care for the older adult.  Body systems are reviewed with more in-depth discussion of clinical problems.  Health surveillance and wellness; environmental health; tobacco cessation; and substance abuse are discussed.  Mental health promotion for the CHA is reinforced.  Emergency care skills are reviewed and reinforced.  Includes 200-hour clinical field component.  With anatomy and physiology knowledge and laboratory learning developed across Sessions I, II, and III, Session IV satisfies SC Biological/Physical Scientific Inquiry for the Foundational Studies.  Prerequisites: CH 10300 Community Health Aide III .



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