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Integrated Public Health: Mobile Integrated Health

 

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Integrated Public Health: Mobile Integrated Health program is designed for licensed health care providers such as nursing assistants, nurses, advanced practice nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, dieticians, and other allied health professionals. It enhances their previous training in direct patient care, preparing them for this newly expanded role in public health to serve the community as advocates, facilitators, educators, liaisons, and resource coordinators.

Details

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Field of Interest
Health Sciences
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Integrated Public Health: Mobile Integrated Health (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5902
Total Credits Required
24-27
Catalog Year
2020-2021
What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Describe the dynamics of individual, community, and organizational health infrastructures.
  2. Discuss local, regional, national, and global population health and health disparities.
  3. Identify and explain key issues facing community public health professionals.
  4. Communicate effectively with the health care team, diverse client populations, and their families.
  5. Assess the social, cultural, and behavioral factors in health.
  6. Incorporate evidence-based health care practices into the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of health education interventions and public health programs.
  7. Use appropriate technology to deliver health care services to the community.
  8. Exhibit behaviors and conduct that reflect safe, legal, and ethical practice.
  9. Provide information and refer clients based on the identified barriers and needs to appropriate resources and services available to the client.
  10. Describe the role of prevention and community collaborations in promoting healthy communities.
  11. Implement strategies to improve health outcomes for an individual and/or community.
Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

$35,740

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2019.
Admission Criteria

Previous licensure in a health or allied health program.
Formal application and acceptance into the program.
Arizona Department of Public Safety Level one fingerprint clearance card required.
Able to meet background check, drug screening, health and immunization requirements.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
IPH101 Introduction to Public Health Critical course Gateway course 3
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems CS 0–3
IPH220 Introduction to Mobile Integrated Health Care 3
FON241 Principles of Human Nutrition SG 3
HES210 or
HCR230
Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness or Culture And Health C, G 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
IPH290 Mobile Integrated Health Practicum "Must be taken in the last semester and have permission of the instructor
Student must have a level one fingerprint clearance and have completed background check"
3
SPA117 Health Care Spanish I 3
COM270 Health Communication 3
HTM150 Introduction to Healthcare IT and Systems 3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
IPH101 Introduction to Public Health Critical course Gateway course 3
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems CS 0–3
HES210 or
HCR230
Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness or Culture And Health C, G 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
IPH220 Introduction to Mobile Integrated Health Care 3
FON241 Principles of Human Nutrition SG 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
COM270 Health Communication 3
HTM150 Introduction to Healthcare IT and Systems 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
IPH290 Mobile Integrated Health Practicum "Must be taken in the last semester and have permission of the instructor
Student must have a level one fingerprint clearance and have completed background check"
3
SPA117 Health Care Spanish I 3
Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Integrated Public Health: Mobile Integrated Health (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=137302).


At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

Catalog YearEffective Dates
2019-20205/28/2019 – 5/25/2020