COLLEGE OF COUNSELING AND HEALTHCARE

INTRODUCTION TO PRIMARY HEALTH CARE (CNH 261)

Prequisites: DSP 211 & 212
Credits: 12

A broad introduction to the biological and health sciences, equipping students to be primary health workers through both didactic and laboratory training. Students benefit from the expert instruction of practicing professionals, including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, dental hygienists, social workers and health educators. Topics include: fundamentals of anatomy and physiology; strategies in primary health care pertaining to issues such as immunization and six target diseases, malnutrition, breast feeding, management of dehydration in children, assessment and care of the sick child, and use of growth charts; practical clinical skills and basic field laboratory procedures.

Upcoming Dates

Course Location Credits Start End
Introduction to Primary Health Care YWAM The King's Lodge 11 06 Jan 2016 24 Mar 2016
IPHC YWAM Perth 12 10 Jan 2016 02 Apr 2016