The health care system can be multifaceted, confusing and overwhelming to patients who are experiencing acute and chronic diseases. As a Patient Navigator, you are situated in medical settings, including hospitals and clinics, to advocate on behalf of a patient and act as their primary communication liaison between medical, legal, financial and administrative staff.
You are a personal guide to those experiencing health hardship and your efforts positively translate to the ease of challenges, impacts on family members and the overall medical experience in cancer cardiac, long term, nursing and home care specializations.
Discover a career anywhere in the Health Care Field where patients require assistance to ensure their medical assistance is the best they can receive.
You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admission & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.
If you have any questions about this program, please do not hesitate to reach out to us!
Admission & Registration
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered. Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.
Program of Studies
For complete course offering, start date and fee information please see our Continuing Education Catalogue.
Completion Requirements: 6 courses for Acknowledgement.
|Course Name||Course Hours||Prerequisite|
|HLTH10242||Patient Navigator: Fundamentals||45|
|HSCI10210||Patient Navigator: Professional Conduct||45||HLTH10242|
|HSCI10216||Patient Navigator: Health Promotion||45||HLTH10242|
|HSCI10215||Patient Navigator: Interpersonal Collaboration and Communication||45||HLTH10242|
|HSCI10217||Patient Navigator: Navigating the System||45||HLTH10242|
|HSCI10218||Patient Navigator: Specialization and Applied Project||45||HLTH10242|
Frequently Asked Questions
Read a Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care news release regarding patient navigators.
Questions about CE at Mohawk College? Please see our FAQ.
Textbooks and Course Materials
Please see the Bookstore Website to search for required textbooks for courses currently offered in this program (please note, textbooks are subject to change each term).
Prior Learning Assessment
Students with appropriate educational background and current clinical practice may apply for course exemption via PLAR process. Contact us for assessment and discussion of credentials.