Full course description
Volunteer navigators play an important role supporting individuals living with a life-limiting illness and their families.
This course will help you as a volunteer to learn about navigation in preparation for your new role in the Nav-CARE program. As you progress through the course, you will learn about: 1) supporting quality of life, 2) advocating for clients and families, 3) facilitating community connections, 4) promoting active engagement in life, and 5) supporting virtual navigation.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a course completion certificate.
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Course Structure and Delivery
This course is designed to be completed in about six hours.
Course content comprises videos, interactive lecture presentations, reflective exercises, and quizzes. There are links to other learning resources, including the Training Manual that accompanies this course.
You need to complete the modules in consecutive order and you will not be able to begin a module without completing the previous.
You can take the course at your own pace. If you cannot finish the course in one sitting, you can log off and return later to where you left off.
Once you have registered for the course and have received the link, you may access the course.
Course content is delivered fully online using the Canvas Catalog. Canvas Catalog is accessed via a web browser. It is expected that participants have access to a personal computer connected to the internet with speakers.
This course has been developed with a contribution from Health Canada. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of Health Canada.