2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog
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AHE 182 - Advanced Navigation I

5.0 Credits
Develop advanced knowledge, skills, and practice in the areas of patient activation, cultural sensitivity, and health disparities. Overview of common behavioral health issues, integration of behavioral health and primary care; care navigation strategies for older adults.
Prerequisite AHE 180 and instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the implications of chronic disease and behavioral issues on goals, plans of care, medication, and treatments.
  2. Examine the demographic, physical, emotional, and social aspects of chronic disease when referring patients to resources.
  3. Apply communication and care navigation strategies to clients with behavioral health and mental illness issues.
  4. Apply communication and care navigation strategies related to the aging population, end of life and palliative care.
  5. Identify community resources and medical systems to support client needs and influence positive client outcomes.
  6. Develop communication tools to improve health literacy, patient engagement, activation, and self management.

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