Topic: Nurse Advocate
- What is your experience as a nurse advocate in the emergency department? Please provide an example if possible
- As you think about situations for improved patient care in the emergency department what makes a situation an ethical dilemma versus an opportunity to be an advocate?
- Identify two specific actions that you can take in your current practice setting to advocate for a “culture of safety.”
- In your current or past practice, has there been a patient advocate available for staff, patients, and families?
- If so, please describe the patient advocate’s role and how you utilized this person in an advocacy situation.
- If not, please state why you believe this role is important. Provide evidence to support to your response.