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The Better Med Visit

The Better Med Visit Already Registered? Click on the first lesson below. This course is new and has not yet been rated. Course Description: Introducing The Better Med Visit course, a comprehensive online program designed specifically to equip you with the skills and understanding you need to navigate medical visits effectively. This course will help you become an engaged and empowered participant in your healthcare journey. You’ll learn how to effectively voice your concerns, get answers to your questions, and […]

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ADHD Therapeutics Understanding Common ADHD Medications Used in Pediatrics

ADHD Therapeutics Understanding Common ADHD Medications Used in Pediatrics Already Registered? Click on the first lesson below. This course is new and has not yet been rated. Course Description: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. Approximately 62% of all kids and adolescents with a diagnosis of ADHD are taking medication to treat ADHD. Patient advocates supporting kids and adolescents with ADHD should have a general understanding of common ADHD medications. Through

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Medication Basics for Patient Advocates

Medication Basics for Patient Advocates Already Registered?Click on the first lesson below. This course is new and has not yet been rated. Course Description: With approximately 50% of the United States population taking at least one prescription medicine, it is likely a patient advocate will work with patients who are taking medications. Patient advocates should have foundational medication knowledge and understand their role when supporting patients who face medication barriers. This class will introduce the patient advocate’s role and review

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Putting Together Key Pieces of the Puzzle: Bench to Beltway to Bedside – Advocacy for Endometriosis

Putting Together Key Pieces of the Puzzle: Bench to Beltway to Bedside – Advocacy for Endometriosis Already Registered? Click on the first lesson below. .Read the Reviews Course Description: This course discusses the role of the advocate in reducing delays in diagnosis, improving outcomes and clinical research, and increasing public awareness for endometriosis. Learning objectives include defining endometriosis correctly as a systemic, inflammatory disease with tremendous personal and public impact, the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration to optimize timely, effective care

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Patient Advocate Certification Review Course (Foundations in Patient Advocacy)

Patient Advocate Certification Review Course Already Registered? Click on the first lesson below. .Read the Reviews Course Description: Welcome to the Patient Advocate Certification Review Course. The program was developed to provide those preparing for a career in patient advocacy and those sitting for the Board Certified Patient Advocate Certification Exam. The course was developed by Anne Llewellyn, a nurse advocate, Board-Certified Patient Advocate, and national leader in patient advocacy. Anne was one of the founding members of the Patient

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Advocating with Pediatric Patients & Families

Advocating with Pediatric Patients & Families Already Registered?  Click on the first lesson below. .Read the Reviews Course Description: Is supporting children, adolescents, and their families a service for your advocacy business? This course covers a variety of considerations when providing advocacy services for children and their families: Barriers faced by children and families navigating the pediatric healthcare system Advocacy-related needs of children at varying ages and stages of health-related care Healthcare encounter support needs that are unique to pediatric

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Best Practices In Independent Advocacy and Care Management

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Already Registered? Click on the first lesson below. or .Read the Reviews Course Description: Running a highly ethical, efficient, and effective advocacy or care management practice means relying on best practices, tried, true, and tested. This course covers best practices in a variety of business and client-focused areas: Managing your practice (legal, financial, insurance) Client Service best practices Marketing best practices Personal, professional best practices It will help you run your business, treat your clients and work with them well,

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Client Acquisition: Overcoming Objections

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Already Registered?  Click on the first lesson below. or .Read the Reviews Course Description: Whether it’s an everyday conversation, or on the phone with a potential client, we hear objections about our work as private patient advocates. They cite such barriers as “Only rich people can afford an advocate” or “I can get a patient advocate for free at the hospital, so why would I pay you?” and others. Whether it’s an everyday conversation, or on the phone with a

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100 Days to Launch Your Practice

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100 Days to Launch Your Practice was developed to teach you about the business of advocacy, and give you the tools to launch and grow a successful health/patient advocacy or care management practice. This Patient Advocacy Training course focuses specifically on the business aspects of running such a practice. With APHA’s proprietary educational material and tools, this course is a soup-to-nuts, 25-module self-guided program that is delivered at your own pace and on your own time. We also offer drop-in

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The Ethics of Health and Patient Advocacy

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Already Registered?  Click on the first lesson below. or Read the Reviews Course Description: One of the most important fundamentals to health and patient advocacy as a profession is its reliance on its codes of ethics to inform performance and expectations. Several codes have been developed over the years, all of which support advocacy as perhaps the most ethical profession among those who choose to work in healthcare systems. This course will walk you through the core values upon which

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