Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Overview

    • Course Introduction

    • How to navigate this course

    • Meet Your Instructor

    • Before you begin...

  • 2

    Public Health Concepts

    • Pre-Test

    • What is Health?

    • What is Public Health?

    • Three Core Functions of Public Health

    • Social Ecological Model and the Social Determinants of Health

    • Equity, Equality, and Health Disparities

    • Case Study

    • Check your learning...

  • 3

    Course Conclusion & Next Steps

    • Course evaluation

    • Professional and Career Services

    • Before you go...

Meet Your Course Instructor

Quisha Umemba

The Founder of Umemba Health LLC, Quisha is a Registered Nurse with a Masters degree in Public Health. She is a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, a Certified Lifestyle Coach, and a Certified Community Health Worker Instructor. As an educator and consultant, Quisha works with community organizations, social service agencies, government agencies and healthcare systems to help them prevent and manage chronic disease in their patient populations. Having developed, implemented, and overseen numerous health initiatives and community collaborations, Quisha noticed a need for more training and education for health and public health professionals. To this effort, she created Umemba Health Academy providing continuing education and professional development training for CHWs and other front-line health workers.

Participant Reviews

5 star rating

Module #2

Kathlynn Joel-Reich

I can't believe we are still fighting for equalization of the social determinants of health in 2020... This portion of the class hits a nerve for me. We shou...

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I can't believe we are still fighting for equalization of the social determinants of health in 2020... This portion of the class hits a nerve for me. We should be further along in our fight in this era. To be reminded of all the inequities hurts my heart. however, we are a strong group and we will find justice. This module just hits home.

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5 star rating

Perfect title!

Brenda Daniels

Great information, content and presentation!!

Great information, content and presentation!!

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5 star rating

Great

Cassandra Sampson

Very helfpful

Very helfpful

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