Jan 18, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HCPS 3000 - Introduction to Patient Navigation

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): 45 credit and General Studies- Written Communications Requirement and Quantitative Literacy Requirements

Description: Students in this course will learn the basic concepts of patient navigation and the patient-centric concept of assisting patients along the health care continuum. Students will develop skills necessary to effectively communicate and build relationships with patients within the complex systems they live in. Students will also learn how to evaluate and locate health care resources and support systems in relation to an individual's health. Consideration of varying stages of care, social determinants that impact physical health, and reducing disparities in access and treatment will be reviewed. Barriers to care, problem solving, and managing information and resources will also be discussed.

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