Umemba Health Academy

A virtual campus for Community Health Workers, Community Health Worker Instructors, and other frontline health professionals.


Teach It! Write It! Build It!

Learn how to train CHW students and keep them engaged. Learn how to develop interactive and effective training programs. Learn how to start your very own CHW Training Academy with our signature workshops. 

Train-the-CHW Trainer

A 4-hour interactive workshop that provides a broad introduction to the role of the CHW Trainer. This workshop includes a step-by-step process to help you get started in teaching CHWs.
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Virtual Instructor Led Training

A 2-hour interactive workshop which provides an in-depth overview of virtual-Instructor Led Training (v-ILT) to prepare  you for engaging your learners in the virtual environment.
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Curriculum Development

A 2-hour workshop that teaches how to develop well-designed curricula that deepens learning and supports students in gaining important core competencies. Get actionable steps to focus on what students will learn, and how students will learn it.
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Start Your CHW Training Academy!

If you are serious about starting your CHW Training Academy, this is the workshop for you! No more frustration, no more headache. We take the guess work out and just give you the process. In fact, the step-by-step process for starting your Training Academy. Participants have the option of attending the workshop only or participating in the workshop and 90-day coaching program designed to help you get your training program underway.
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Because the Real World
Isn't Far
From the Classroom...

 At Umemba Health, we know the "real world" isn't far from the classroom. We also know that education can be made accessible and affordable to all learners by creating exceptional learning experiences using digital tools. Our blending training programs provide interactive and engaging learning experiences so learners can quickly achieve results that are easily replicated in the real world. At Umemba Health, we pride ourselves on further elevating a skillset already considered "multidimensional".

What makes Umemba Health different?

Our multimedia learning formats include something for every type of learner

Live & Recorded Courses

Access hundreds of hours of amazing, in-depth continuing education courses and trainings live and on-demand.

Convenient & Accessible

Access from any device, any time, and at your convenience. Resume exactly where you left off. No limits on the number of times you can view video lessons.

Private Community

Enroll in our virtual campus and connect with students from around the world who are just like you. Learn and share with our ever growing online community,

Ready to Elevate Your Skillset?


Download the CHW Self-Assessment and Career Plan to assess your current skill level and create a professional development plan that is relevant to your  career goals aspirations.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Yes! Umemba Health is a Texas DSHS-approved provider of CHW and CHW Instructor certification and continuing education. (Certificate #64, Expiration 3/2024). Our courses and trainings may also qualify for Category II CECH for Certified Health Education Specialists and towards AAMA continuing education hours for Medical Assistants.

Yes! Our programs are virtual and can be taken from any U.S. state, even overseas! 

Unless otherwise specified, you will have 30-day access to the all courses and content.

All courses and workshops are offered in English only at this time.

Yes, group rates are available for 5 or more participants for our certification courses. Please email [email protected] for more information or use the contact us tab to get in touch.

What do others say about Umemba Health Academy? 

See what other participants have said about our virtual training programs

 "I would recommend Umemba Health to people who need an interactive and engaging experience. The information is relevant and easy to follow." 

Tasha Whitaker


"Thanks for the time spent on helping us become better CHWs..It's always room for growth and learning new information. Thank you!"

Kristi Rivers

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