Discussion Question 1
Explain why caregivers are considered patient advocates. When and how
does one become a patient advocate? Discuss the legal implications of
being a patient advocate. What resources can patient advocates access to
help them perform their roles/responsibilities? Identify a minimum of
Discussion Question 2
Discuss the correct way of charting in a patient’s record. Analyze the
impact of poor documentation in patient care? Give one or two examples.
Explain possible legal concerns for poor documentation.
This is the Assignment
Virtues and Values
For this assignment differentiate virtues from values. Discuss the characteristics of both.
- How do they affect one’s character? How are they acquired? How
can they be helpful in resolving health care ethical dilemmas? (content
- Identify and discuss a health-related case in which virtues and
values played a part. Discuss application/and interpretation of these
virtues and values in your selected case. (content criteria #3)
- Make sure you have an Introduction and Conclusion (content criteria #1).
Your paper must be three to five double-spaced pages (excluding title
and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in
the Ashford Writing Center. Utilize a minimum of three scholarly
and/or peer-reviewed sources (not including the course textbook) that
were published within the last five years.