Technician in Community Health

AIMS OF THE PROGRAMME

The programme aims at producing a person who will provide community based health, social welfare and supportive health facility services to individuals, families, and communities at community level and or health facility based on their needs.

The specific objectives, among other things, include to:

To prepare a person who is able to:

  1. Apply basic knowledge and skills of community based health interventions to provide supportive health services;
  2. Utilize basic information and communication technology to manage health and social welfare services information;
  3. Utilize fundamental social work intervention approaches to manage clients with social problems and needs;
  4. Apply principles of infection prevention and control to set a health facility environment tidy, clean and safe;
  5. Apply ethical and legal principles to provide supportive and customer care services; and
  6. Promote personal and community development initiatives to improve social welfare of the community.

DURATION OF STUDY

Duration of this programme is one (1) years with two (2) semester

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The programme has total of 14 module spread in four (4) semester as follow:

FIRTST YEAR

CODE MODULE CREDITS SEMESTERS
CHT 04101 Fundamentals of Communication and Customer Service 12  I  
CHT 04102 Infection Prevention and Control 13  I  
CHT 04103 Management of Health Care Facility Environment 13  I  
CHT 04104 Basic Computer Applications 7  I  
CHT 04105 Basics of Citizenship and Gender 4  I  
CHT 04106 Basics of Management Information System 7  I  
CHT 04107 Basic Life Support Skills 7  I  
CHT 04208 Fundamentals of Social Work Practice 16 II
CHT 04209 Prevention and Control of Diseases 9 II
CHT 04210 Community Based Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health Services 11 II
CHT 04211 Community Based Health Promotion 14 II
CHT 04212 Home Based Care 8 II
CHT 04213 Basics of Entrepreneurship and Life Skills 6 II
CHT 04214 Managing the Deceased at the Health Facility and Community 3 II

START DATES

The programme starts in November each year