Upon completion of the Community Health Worker program at RCTC, students will achieve the following outcomes:

  • Explain the limits of the CHW role.
  • Promote health care and social responsibility and demonstrate self-care and personal safety.
  • Work as a liaison between provider and client and the client and agencies.
  • Employ active listening and interviewing skills to collect and share relevant information.
  • Apply appropriate communication strategies and medical terminology for clients with special needs.
  • Recognize and demonstrate knowledge of the uniqueness of and resulting implications of the community culture on the health and well-being of clients.
  • Demonstrate skills and abilities to work with and within diverse teams.
  • Use a data collection and reporting tools to obtain information on health behaviors, safety, and psychosocial issues.
  • Use community resources to utilize a variety teaching techniques for healthy living.
  • Demonstrate relevant critical thinking to solve problems within the community.
  • Recognize the implications of mandatory reporting.
Contact Information
(507) 285-7210 or 1‑800‑247‑1296
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave SE :: Rochester, MN 55904-4999
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Rochester Community and Technical College, a member of Minnesota State.
RCTC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.
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