How is our training different from what patient navigators do?

Patient navigators do just that – they help people navigate the system by acting as liaisons to coordinate patient care and connecting people to appropriate health and community services.

Take a look at Cancer Care Navigation and navigation for Indigenous patients in Nova Scotia

Powerful Healthcare Decisions is about providing patients with the skills and resources to effectively collaborate with healthcare practitioners so they can advocate for what they want.

Healthcare practitioners can see this as “boot camp for patients” – patients who come for a visit better prepared and knowing what they want.