Advanced Nurse Advocate Role Analysis

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Advanced Nurse Practitioner play a role as an Advocate by acting or interceding on behalf on their patients’ health care. The ANA addresses the importance of advocacy in its Code of Ethics, including Provision 3: “The nurse promotes, advocates for, and strives to protect the health, safety, and rights of the patient.” Also from it ANA define three core values that form the basis of nursing advocacy which are preserving human dignity; patient equality; and freedom from suffering. The role of APN as advocate require a nurse to act as a communicator, liaison, educator, interpreter and caregiver. When someone chose a career in nursing means that he/she accepts to fill the role while providing care for all
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