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Patient Advocacy

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Language: English

Short Description: Our Patient Advocacy course provides strategies for helping consumers overcome common challenges encountered in the U.S. healthcare system. These common challenges involve issues surrounding financing healthcare, receiving quality healthcare, ethics, cultural competency, preventive healthcare, mental healthcare, and community-based healthcare. Learn step-by-step methods for providing case advocacy for patients and a framework for policy advocacy, as well.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

• Comprehend the principles of advocacy in the healthcare setting
• Identify methods for assisting with the financing of healthcare
• Define consumers’ ethical rights and cultural competency
• Identify methods for advocating preventive healthcare
• Comprehend the principles of policy advocacy

Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors review student work, student progress, and interact with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Requirements
The following textbook will be provided to each student upon registration:
• Improving Healthcare Through Advocacy by Bruce S. Jansson

Internet Access:
Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections.

Hardware:
1 GB RAM minimum recommended

PC/Windows:
Windows XP, Vista or 7

Mac computers:
Mac OS X 10 or higher
MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple''s website)

Software:
Google Chrome is the best browser for this course
Cookies MUST be enabled
Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
Kindle Reader App is needed for many courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded onto your computer.)
Adobe PDF Reader
Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don''t have PowerPoint)

Class Details

Sessions
Online 24/7

Location
NA - Online

Start Date:upon registration

Course Fee: 

$2,195.00


Registration Closes On
Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 2:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
Online 24/7 N/A - Online