Level 2: Emotional and Social Aspects of Disease – Fall 2019
Date(s) - 09/17/2019 - 10/29/2019
Chronic diseases affect our physical bodies, but also have an emotional, social and psychological impact. This 7-week online course helps patient navigators understand their role and how to help patients and their caregivers deal with complex emotional issues related to chronic disease.
In this course you will interact with the instructor and other students and explore how to:
- Help patients and families adjust to chronic disease
- Increase a patient’s sense of empowerment
- Assess patient coping strategies
- Identify mental illness or patients in crisis
Course format: This is an online course. This course is led by an instructor, not self-paced. ALL course activities take place via the Internet. There will be three live sessions during the course conducted via Zoom web conferencing. It required to have a web cam. You will login to a course website weekly to complete activities. Course activities include readings, online tutorials, videos, quizzes and online discussions. Activities are required each week. You will receive a certificate of completion after satisfactorily completing all course activities.
Live sessions via Zoom:
Sept. 17, Oct. 8 and Oct. 29, noon-1 pm MT
Cost: $250 Colorado residents/$350 out of state
Recommended Prerequisite: Level 1: Health Navigation Fundamentals or 2 years experience in the field