ATHOS Care Coordination Online Course

This course is best suited for those wanting to become a non-clinical Care Coordinator, Community Health Worker, or Patient Navigator, but it is also of great benefit for nearly any employee in a healthcare setting.

Where: 100% online
When: Next class starts July 6th (please pre-register by June 16th, 2020)
Duration: 9-week, 40-hour course
Cost: No-cost for *eligible students (21 spots left)

Our ATHOS Care Coordinator certificate program is a 40-hour online course consisting of 9 modules in the following subject areas:
  • Cultural Competency and Health Literacy
  • Professionalism and Ethics
  • Introduction of New Models of Care and Healthcare Trends
  • Interdisciplinary Teams
  • Person-Centered Care and Communication
  • Chronic Disease and Social Determinants of Health
  • Quality Improvement in the Healthcare Setting
  • Community Orientation
  • Health Information Technology, Documentation and Confidentiality

For more detailed information about each of the modules please view our flyer here

Benefits to organizations:

  • Educates employees on topics such as cultural competency, health literacy, and professionalism
  • Supports and empowers employees by giving them tools to enhance their job performance
  • Saves the employer tuition and training costs of *eligible students
  • Could be used as part of an orientation process. This is especially helpful with organizations with large turnover of support staff
  • Staff will all “be on the same page” as to what is expected of them

Benefits to students:

  • Teaches techniques for focusing on the patient
  • Shares up-to-date information on topics such as telemedicine
  • Offers relevant information for all with topics including cultural competency and health literacy
  • Looks good on a resume and increases chances of obtaining a position or receiving a higher level position.
  • Gives students a more in-depth look at healthcare practices (Continuing Education students and those changing careers)

Overall benefits:

  • Happier staff because they feel supported by their employer
  • More appropriate interaction with patients and team members

Includes exciting interactive learning activities:

If you’re interested in registering for this course please sign-up here for our next course offering by Tuesday June 9th, 2020 to get on our waiting list. The next course starts on July 6th, 2020

If you have any questions please email one of our course facilitators at


* Funding for tuition is provided at no-cost through a grant by The Oishei Foundation for participants residing in the following counties: Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Genesee, Orleans, Wyoming

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 1919 to enhance and encourage long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. The Community Foundation’s mission is: Connecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York. For nearly 100 years, the Community Foundation has made the most of the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and organizations who entrust charitable assets to the Community Foundation’s care.

The John R. Oishei Foundation enhances the economic vitality and quality of life for the Buffalo Niagara region through grantmaking, leadership and network building. The Foundation was established in 1940 by John R. Oishei, founder of Trico Products Corporation. For more information, visit the Foundations website at

This organization is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer