Ready Set Advocate!: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Patient Empowerment

Ready Set Advocate!: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Patient Empowerment

by Lorrie Klemons, Randy Sperling

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Overview

The health care setting of the 21st century is complex and scary. Finding your voice so you can partner with the health care team in a positive way is how you become an empowered patient advocate for yourself or someone you love. Once you are empowered, you can be proactive in making sure your needs... or the needs of your loved one... are adequately served by the health care system. With the purchase of this book, you have taken a major step in finding your voice.
READY...SET...ADVOCATE! offers dozens of worksheets that provide step-by-step strategies to help the reader become empowered and successfully navigate through a variety of health care scenarios. A sampling of topics include:
Questions to Ask Before a Diagnostic Procedure
End of Life Conversations
Taking Medication Safely
Navigating Through the Emergency Room
When You're Diagnosed With Cancer
The Challenges of Being A Caregiver

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158941450
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
Publication date: 09/29/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

When authors Lorrie Klemons and Randy Sperling first met they realized a shared passion for patient advocacy. Randy gained her advocacy experience through a variety of jobs in the health care system and by advocating for her sick son for over twenty-five years. As a nurse and nurse educator, Lorrie spent over four decades advocating for her patients and students, and most recently, advocating for her own sick son. They continue their work as professional patient advocate coaches through their business, Patient Action, and their PatientAction.com website.
READY…SET…ADVOCATE! is a product of their collective passion, professional advocacy expertise, and personal and painful experiences as Warrior Moms. The book is dedicated to making sure that every patient’s voice is heard in the health care setting. Call them today to speak at your next meeting.

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