USE YOUR NURSE AS AN ADVOCARE
Get to know your nurse in all health care settings. Your nurse will constantly be collecting and interpreting information about you and your medical condition that will then be used for diagnose and treatment. Nursing is a caring profession. The profession is based on a commitment to integrity, honesty and professionalism and their mantra is to “do no harm” Nursses have a commitment to keep patients safe and secure.
YOUR NURSE AS AN ADVOCATE: Your nurse should be your advocate, doing no harm and not allowing anyone to do so either! He/She should question other members of your health team, including your doctors, when questions need to be asked. He/She should make sure all of your questions are answered in a timely fashion. He/She will do everything necessary to guarantee your safety and security
Tags: MEDICAL QUESTIONS, MEDICAL SAFETY, NURE ADVOCATE, NURSE, RESPONSIBILITIES OF NURSES
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