Wisconsin AHEC Community Health Worker Training (OOP Cohort 4)

February 21, 2022 to February 28, 2023

In this 15-week, 60-hour training program participants learn concepts and principles in the provision of basic public health care in terms of health promotion and maintenance, chronic disease prevention and self-care management at the community level. Participants will be engaged in experiential learning tasks through group activities, participate in self-study, group project presentations and employment planning and coaching. After the 15-week program, participants will engage in one-on-one mentoring sessions to further improve their skills as a Community Health Worker. 

Learning Objectives

After participation in this program, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the role of a Community Health Worker
  • Describe a healthy community and the factors affecting its health
  • Explain the implications of health statistics to community health and development
  • Discuss and apply the strategies/approaches necessary to educate members of the community
  • Serve as part of a health care team in service to individuals and families in the community
  • Demonstrate acquired knowledge, skills and behaviors of a Community Health Worker
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 60.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 60.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/21/2022 - 12:00am CST
Event ends: 
02/28/2023 - 11:59pm CST


It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the  speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE).  In addition, speakers, presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation.

For this accredited continuing education activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.

*Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be ineligible companies.

Discloser List CME Internal Report


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP and Wisconsin AHEC. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this other (blended) activity for a maximum of 60 ANCC contact hours.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison, as a member of the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA), authorizes this program for 0.60 continuing education units (CEUs) or 60 hours.

Available Credit

  • 60.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 60.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

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Required Hardware/software

Computer, tablet, or smartphone with audio and camera sharing capabilities.