Category: certification

Complementary roles and training of health education specialists & community health workers

Health education specialists and community health workers are valuable occupations that improve the health of individuals and communities. These occupations have complementary roles in addressing health care demands and strengthening individual and community capacity through patient and community education, patient navigation, referrals, social support, advocacy and other activities. Although their…

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NCHEC Areas of Responsibilities, Competencies, and Sub-competencies for the Health Education Specialists 2015

The Seven Areas of Responsibility contain a comprehensive set of Competencies and Sub-competencies defining the role of the health education specialist. These responsibilities were verified through the 2015 Health Education Specialist Practice Analysis (HESPA) project and serve as the basis of the CHES exam beginning in October 2016 and the MCHES exam…

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