CONTINUING EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS & PATIENT NAVIGATORS

These workshops are designed for front-line workers who serve as a liaison between health and social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve quality and cultural competency of service delivery. The most common job duties include assistance with access to medical services, community advocacy, and assistance with non-medical services, case management and providing social support to community members.

 

WORKSHOPS TOPICS:

  • Paths to Certification & How to build your portfolio
  • Improving your Case Notes
  • Insurance Overview & Accessing Insurance Benefits
  • Understanding Living Wills, Appointment of Healthcare Rep and Advanced Directives
  • Overview of Acute & Chronic Medical Condition & Special Populations
  • How to navigate a client with Breast Cancer
  • How to navigate a client with Lung Cancer
  • How to navigate a client with Colorectal Cancer
  • How to navigate a client with Prostate Cancer
  • CPR & First Aid

 

ADDITIONAL CLASSES INCLUDE:

  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Medical Terminology & Physiology

 

For more information, contact:

Erika Lynch, (203) 285-2302, elynch@gatewayct.edu