Is Independent Advocacy Right for ME?
1 – What Does a Patient Advocate Do?
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How do advocates assist patients? How do they “fit” into the healthcare system? How much of their work is medical?
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- Transcript for this Podcast
- What Does a Patient Advocate Do? (blog post)
- An Overview of Patient Advocacy: About the Profession
- Getting Started as a Health or Patient Advocate or Care Manager
- So You Want to Be a Patient Advocate? Choosing a Career in Health or Patient Advocacy (book)
- Understanding the Allegiance Factor (course – free)
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