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Personal Health Navigator (PHN)

A Personal Health Navigator (PHN) is an individual who provides information, assistance, tools and support to enable a patient to make the best health care decisions.

Personal Health Navigator Training Requirements for Certification

  • Complete an approved training program; or
  • Provide documentation that you have worked or volunteered as a traditional health worker for at least 3000 hours in Oregon from January 1, 2004 to June 30, 2019; or
  • If you have completed some or all of the certification training requirements, you may be able to count previously - completed training toward certification.
  • Personal Health Navigators are required to complete THW Oral Health for Personal Health Navigator Training Program, in addition to your approved training program curricula.

Once you are certified with the Oregon Health Authority, we will add you to our state registry. The registry is a reliable, trusted source for finding a traditional health worker in Oregon. 

Do you have a Civil Rights Complaint or concern regarding THW-PHN services?

For additional Information about the THW program, please contact us at:
Telephone: 971-673-3353
Fax: 971-673-1128