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So You Want to Be a Patient Advocate? : Choosing a Career in Health or Patient Advocacy
by Trisha Torrey




Overview -

This is the description for the Second Edition, published May 2018. Updates include information about Patient Advocate Certification.

Choosing a new career, the next chapter in your life, is never easy. So many questions, and difficulty finding answers....

Until now. If health or patient advocacy or navigation has been on your radar, you'll find this book to be a handy resource with answers to your questions, including a few you probably didn't even know to ask.

No matter what form of advocacy you think you might want to choose, get started with your decision-making here

Patient advocates, health advocates, care managers, navigators, representatives, ombudsmen, care coordinators... the many names for advocates highlight their importance, yet cause some confusion at the same time.

If the concept of helping people manage their journeys through the healthcare system is of interest to you, then this is the book to help you sort out what you need to know, then how to approach your own decision-making about choosing this career.

  • Learn why the field is wide open and why it needs you.
  • Determine if your personality is a good fit for advocacy.
  • Evaluate your own skills and find resources for improving them.
  • Learn how to find patient advocacy jobs and how much they pay.
  • See how the Allegiance Factor can affect your job satisfaction and patient outcomes.
  • Decide if private, independent advocacy is a good choice for you.
  • Learn about certificationand why it is good for the profession.
  • Find resources to support your choice.

So You Want to Be a Patient Advocate? Choosing a Career in Health or Patient Advocacy is the first in a series of books about health and patient advocacy careers. The others support the business of advocacy. Find them in the Health Advocate's Career Series.

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Overview

This is the description for the Second Edition, published May 2018. Updates include information about Patient Advocate Certification.

Choosing a new career, the next chapter in your life, is never easy. So many questions, and difficulty finding answers....

Until now. If health or patient advocacy or navigation has been on your radar, you'll find this book to be a handy resource with answers to your questions, including a few you probably didn't even know to ask.

No matter what form of advocacy you think you might want to choose, get started with your decision-making here

Patient advocates, health advocates, care managers, navigators, representatives, ombudsmen, care coordinators... the many names for advocates highlight their importance, yet cause some confusion at the same time.

If the concept of helping people manage their journeys through the healthcare system is of interest to you, then this is the book to help you sort out what you need to know, then how to approach your own decision-making about choosing this career.

  • Learn why the field is wide open and why it needs you.
  • Determine if your personality is a good fit for advocacy.
  • Evaluate your own skills and find resources for improving them.
  • Learn how to find patient advocacy jobs and how much they pay.
  • See how the Allegiance Factor can affect your job satisfaction and patient outcomes.
  • Decide if private, independent advocacy is a good choice for you.
  • Learn about certificationand why it is good for the profession.
  • Find resources to support your choice.

So You Want to Be a Patient Advocate? Choosing a Career in Health or Patient Advocacy is the first in a series of books about health and patient advocacy careers. The others support the business of advocacy. Find them in the Health Advocate's Career Series.



This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780982801451
  • ISBN-10: 0982801459
  • Publisher: Diagknowsis Media
  • Publish Date: January 2015
  • Page Count: 50
  • Dimensions: 10 x 7.99 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26 pounds

Series: Health Advocacy Career #1

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