Healthcare Navigator HCN.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 17 - 18 Credit Hours

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Allied Health
Effective as of Fall 2015

What is the program about?

This certificate program is designed to prepare students to work as Healthcare Navigators. Healthcare Navigators are part of the health care team assisting people to access resources outside of primary and tertiary care facilities which contribute to treatment compliance and improving overall health. Healthcare Navigators are knowledgeable about community resources, communication and interviewing skills, public and private health care financing.

Program Outcomes

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

Career Opportunities

Patient Navigator; Community Healthcare Worker; Healthcare Navigator

Additional Information

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


Course Title Credits
ALH 1101 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery 2
ALH 1130 Basic Life Support Training 1
ALH 1150 Healthcare Navigator Clinical 2
COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
HIM 1101 Medical Terminology 2
HIM 1160 Medical Office Coding Concepts 1
(ALH 1102 OR ALH 1120) 3 - 4
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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.