Course Description

The course is the second in a three part series for a Certificate in Care Navigation. In this course, select topics from the Essentials course are revisited in greater depth. Topics include: care coordination and navigation, client characteristics, an overview of behavioral health, strategies to influence outcomes, and advanced communications.

Course Outcomes

  • Apply intermediate care navigation strategies with activation and engagement strategies when working with clients and interdisciplinary teams.
  • Estimate the impact of demographic, age, physical, emotional, and social aspects of chronic disease and behavioral health incorporating basic population management strategies.
  • Employ health literacy, change, and communication strategies.
  • Explain end of life issues for the client and family.
  • Apply knowledge of community human services, medical systems, emerging care coordination models, law/policy, ethics, and insurance to individual cases.
  • Employ professional boundaries and use effective and culturally sensitive communication techniques at an intermediate level.



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Advanced Care Navigation 1 by The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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