Advanced Healthcare Navigator AHCN.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 33 - 34 Credit Hours

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Allied Health
Effective as of Fall 2016

What is "Advanced Healthcare Navigator "?

The Advanced Healthcare Navigator program curriculum is designed to prepare the student for employment as community health workers, patient navigators, and health insurance navigators. The aim of this one-year certificate is to provide individuals with the expertise and experience in assisting individuals and communities to navigate the U.S. community health, health care and health insurance systems. The offers a combination of classroom, lab and practical training that will help the student succeed in their future career. A portion of this program will involve 160 hours of non-paid practice at various facilities. A State and Federal Background check will be required prior to starting the clinical practice.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate professionalism including knowledge of cultural competence, self-care and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate skills in documentation of service provision.
  • Demonstrate skills in conducting patient needs assessment and identifying appropriate resources to meet those needs.

Career Opportunities

Healthcare Navigators will be educated to obtain the expertise and experience in assisting individuals and communities to navigate the U.S. community health, health care, and health insurance systems, as well as to improve th equality and cultural competence of service delivery and accomplish personal prevention and health care goals.

Additional Information

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program: View the Gainful Employment Information

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
ALH 1101 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery 2
ALH 1130 Basic Life Support Training 1
ALH 1140 Fundamentals of Disease Processes 3
ALH 1150 Healthcare Navigator Clinical 2
ALH 1250 Healthcare Navigator Practicum 2
ALH 2201 Survey of Drug Therapy 2
BIO 1107 OR BIO 1121 3
COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication 3
ALH 1102 OR ALH 1120 3 - 4
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
HIM 1101 Medical Terminology 2
HIM 1160 Medical Office Coding Concepts 1
PSY 1100 General Psychology 3
PSY 2200 Lifespan Human Development 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.