Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Overview and Introduction

    • Course Introduction

    • How to navigate this course

    • Before you begin...

  • 2

    Community Health Worker Basics

    • What is a Community Health Worker?

    • What kind of work do CHWs do?

    • Do you have what it takes to be a CHW?

  • 3

    Introduction to Public Health

    • Public Health Overview

  • 4

    Introduction to U.S. Healthcare

    • U.S. Healthcare Overview

  • 5

    Course Conclusion

    • Survey

    • Next Steps

    • Before you go...

Course Facilitator

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 Community Health Workers and other front-line health workers.

Participant Reviews

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Toddie Garcia

Very good course, lots of valuable information. Thanks

Very good course, lots of valuable information. Thanks

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Cassandra Sampson

Very helfpful

Very helfpful

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Perfect title!

Brenda Daniels

Great information, content and presentation!!

Great information, content and presentation!!

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