The Practice of Patient Advocacy

HLT POL X 407.2
This course outlines the foundational knowledge and skills needed for the emerging profession of patient advocacy along with the professional scope of practice, role delineation, and job functions.
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Online
Starting at $785.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Prepare to work with clients across the lifespan, from pediatric to geriatric populations
  • Communicate effectively with patients from a wide variety of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds while assessing their cultural competency
  • Articulate themes in healthcare advocacy and its impact on the delivery of medical care
  • Describe skills and tasks of a patient advocate and standards of professionalism

About this course:

This course provides essential foundational information and outlines the knowledge and skills needed for the emerging profession of patient advocacy. Instruction covers the professional scope of practice, role delineation, and job functions. Students also learn how to work with clients across the lifespan, from pediatric to geriatric populations, and assess their cultural competency to communicate effectively with patients from a wide variety of cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Amy Morse
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Fee:
$785.00
4 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2018
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Notes

Required course in Patient Advocacy Certificate.

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Enrollment deadline: September 28, 2018. No refund after September 28, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 28, 2018
Course Requirements

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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