The Community Health Promotion program will prepare qualified, competent, and credentialed health care workers for dual employment opportunities between Alberta First Nation Communities and Alberta Health Services. Graduates will have an understanding of the provincial and federal health care systems. They will have an understanding of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) culture and practices, highlighting FNMI and Western Cultural Parallels.
Community Health Promotion workers focus on health promotion and the prevention of injury, illness, disease, and disability. Foundational to their practice is the concept of applying community solutions to community challenges. Graduates will be able to identify the needs of individuals, families, groups, and communities. They will be able to initiate programs based on needs, community resources, and community strengths.
A certificate is granted after the successful completion of Year 1 courses and the first practicum. A diploma is granted after the successful completion of Year 2 courses and the final practicum.
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The majority of the program will be delivered via distance learning (online asynchronous in Moodle). Labs and other learning activities will be delivered face-to-face.
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