Caregivers as Patient Advocates
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 three resources. Respond to two of your classmates’ posts.
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. Respond to two of your classmates’ posts.