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Health Coaching

Undergraduate Certificate (Certificate)

College: College of Nursing and Health Professions

Department: Biological Sciences

The goals for this program are to better prepare students in their understanding of health care needs by both the patient and the provider.  The student’s role as a health coach is to reinforce education provided to the patient during recent hospitalization and reinforce written discharge instruction and education material provided to the patient; contribute to better patient outcomes by supporting patient adherence to post hospitalization plan of care; communicate with the Care Coordinator for problem solving as needed; and assist with linking patients to community resources as needed.

All certificate programs require admission to the university.