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Patient Advocate Courses

Patient Advocate Courses

Who Should Take These Courses?
Patient-Centric Care

Our Patient advocate courses are not just for those looking to enter the field professionally. They can also be beneficial for individuals who wish to advocate for family members or friends navigating the healthcare system. Healthcare professionals, such as nurses or social workers, may also find these courses valuable for enhancing their patient advocacy knowledge.

Our courses are being offered “Freestyle”. You can just check out the courses by looking through their lesson tabs. Fine a lesson of interest, click to open and off you go. Of course, you can always start at the beginning and progress through the lessons logically. How ever you go, the information presented in the courses cover a wide range of topics.

Core Topics are Covered in Patient Advocate Courses Patient-Centric Care

What are Patient Advocate Courses?

At their core, our patient advocate courses are informational training programs designed to equip individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to advocate for patients. These courses cover a wide range of topics, from understanding healthcare systems and medical terminology to developing strong communication and negotiation skills.

‘Our typical patient advocate course might include modules on:

  1. Medical Knowledge: Understanding basic medical concepts, terminology, and healthcare procedures. This knowledge is crucial for effectively communicating with medical professionals and understanding patient needs.
  2. Legal and Ethical Issues: Navigating the complex legal and ethical landscape of healthcare, including patient rights, privacy laws (like HIPAA), and informed consent.
  3. Healthcare Systems and Policies: A deep dive into how healthcare systems work, including insurance processes, Medicare, and Medicaid. This understanding is vital for helping patients navigate the system.
  4. Communication Skills: Developing strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with both patients and healthcare providers. This includes active listening, empathy, and conflict resolution.
  5. Advocacy Techniques: Learning how to advocate effectively for patients, including how to negotiate with healthcare providers and insurance companies to ensure patients receive the care they need.

 

  1. Patient Advocate
  2. Nurse Patient Advocate
  3. Understanding Palliative Care (Compiling)
  4. Hospice Care
  5. Wound Care
  6. Best Practices in Fall Prevention (Compiling)
  7. Stress Management (Curating)
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