Fundamentals of Patient Navigation
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Fundamentals of Patient Navigation

A guide for health professionals
4.5 (5 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
9 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 33 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Discuss the history of patient navigation
  • Describe the competencies and skills needed by patient navigators
  • Develop patient navigation basic skills
  • Use interpersonal and communication skills to build rapport and access key information
  • Understanding of the theory and basic techniques of Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Develop an understanding of barriers to care
  • Utilize patient navigation to provide quality care
  • Describe the role professional boundaries when helping patients
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Requirements
  • No materials/software are needed to perform this course.
Description

Welcome to the Fundamentals to Patient Navigation course.  This basic course is designed to help you understand more about this growing role on health care teams around the world, and to learn the necessary skills for being a patient navigator. Patient navigation has been proven to help patients access and move through the health care system in a supportive manner.  Through this course you will gain an understanding of the competencies and skills needed by patient navigators; develop patient navigation basic skills; learn how to use communication skills to build rapport with patients; explore the connection between patient navigation and basic motivational interviewing; and examine the barriers to care and how patient navigation is used to break through those barriers. This course will take you through eight concise modules.  The course is structured to provide you with the competencies and skills necessary for patient navigators to perform in a health care setting.  It is recommended that you take this course if you have a desire to educate, support, and empower patients during vulnerable moments in their lives.

Who is the target audience?
  • This Patient Navigation course is meant for individuals who work in health care including care coordinators, social workers, nurses, intake specialists, health educators and others who work in direct patient care. No prior training in patient navigation is needed, but a desire to guide patients through the health care system is important.
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Curriculum For This Course
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9 Lectures 33:06

Introduction

Preview 02:17

History of Patient Navigation

Preview 04:39

Competencies and Skills

Patient Navigation Module 2
02:27

Developing Basic Patient Navigation Skills

Patient Navigation Module 3
04:39

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

Patient Navigation Module 4
08:07

Basic Techniques of Motivational Interviewing

Patient Navigation Module 5
02:22

Barriers to Care

Patient Navigation Module 6
02:08

Provide Quality Care

Patient Navigation Module 7
03:19

Professional and Personal Boundaries

Preview 03:08

10 Multiple Choice Questions

Patient Navigation Quiz
10 questions
About the Instructor
Christine W. Thorpe
3.8 Average rating
39 Reviews
132 Students
2 Courses
Health Educator

Dr. Christine Thorpe is Founder of Cris Simone Consulting Group (crisscg.com) which provides training, research and education to health and human services organizations. Her overall aim is to assist agencies and organizations in enhancing their capacity to effectively address the needs of their target populations.

Dr. Thorpe is a certified wellness coach and health education specialist with more than 15 years experience in the health and human services. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Syracuse University, a Doctor of Education in health education and a Master of Education degree in international educational development from Teachers College Columbia University.