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In conclusion, the concept of trust remains a broad concept as a whole however it is better defined as it relates to each circumstance. Trust is continually evolving in the nurse patient relationship and as we become more educated and socially and emotionally aware, we are better able to assess the context of and redefine the way trust is established for that moment.
Download file to see previous pages Advocates act as informers to the decision making process of the patient, support their patients and allow the patient to make her independent decisions. A nurse advocacy can include acting for a patient, defending, speaking and supporting the patient. In addition, an advocate can be a linkage that reduces the communication breach between the patient, the.
Baldwin (2003) authored a concept analysis on patient advocacy aimed to clarify the ill-defined concept of patient advocacy and develop a model of advocacy. The methods for analysis used in the study were based on Wilson (1971), Walker and Avant (1983) and Rodger (1989).
Patient advocacy is a relationship that is developed between the patient and their provider. Under the privacy rule, the protected information in health care must not be shared with any other person not directly working with a patient without prior express permission from the patient or legal guardian.
The nurses primary roles of promoting health, preventing illness, restoring health and alleviating suffering places the nurse in a position to always remain an advocate for their patient. A scenario has been created in which a terminally ill patient has asked the doctor about alternative healthcare treatment options.
The concept that needs to be used for this paper is “Patient Advocacy” using Walker and Avant’s Concept Analysis Method. Concept analysis is an approach espoused by Walker and Avant to clarify the meanings of terms and to define terms (concepts) so that writers and readers share a common language.
The central thesis of this paper is to reflect patient advocacy essay understanding of advocacy against my own clinical practice as a first-year student nurse. The purpose of this concept analysis is to identify, focus, and refine how patient advocacy is perceived by professional nurses in the nursing community.