Emotional and Social Aspects of Disease - Fall 2019


9/16/2019 – 10/29/2019

Live Sessions:
Sept. 17
Oct. 8
Oct. 29
noon-1 pm MT


$250 Colorado residents, $350 out of state

Primary Competency

Analytical/Assessment Skills

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
Length of Learning Opportunity
7 weeks
Registration Information

If you would like to send a check for your course fee, email erin.martinez@cuanschutz.edu.

Financial Aid available - Apply Here

Prerequisites / Learning Level
Level 1: Health Navigation Fundamentals
Technical Requirements
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.

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