South Texas Area Health Education Centers (ST-AHEC)
The purpose of the ST-AHEC Program is to develop and enhance education and training networks within communities, academic institutions, and community-based organizations to increase diversity among health professional, broaden the distribution of the health workforce, enhance health care quality, and improve health care delivery to rural and underserved areas and populations. The South Texas Area Health Education (ST-AHEC) Program office provides administrative, fiscal and programmatic oversight to five regional Centers. The South Texas AHEC is now housed at the UT-Health School of Nursing and reports to Dean Eileen T. Breslin.
South Coastal AHEC will be having a Fall Course for Community Health Worker (CHW) Certification starting Monday, October 7, 2019. We will be providing a 160-hour DSHS approved courses. Certified Instructors include Belinda Flores, Bonifacio Vega & Melissa Flores. South Coastal AHEC is truly excited to be able to offer this course to our local community and surrounding areas.