Discuss the importance of advocacy as it pertains to patient care. What is the nurse's role in patient advocacy?


Situation: How would you advocate for the patient and family while still respecting your own beliefs and the beliefs of all parties involved: Answering this will give you credit for one substantive post.

A patient’s family who identifies as Christian requests an end of life blessing for the patient who has Christian Scientist listed on the chart under faith. How could the professional nurse intervene to help implement faith-based requests into their care plan and reflect on their personal feelings and beliefs for the family and the patient?

Using Hospice as it applies to my specialty in 200 to 300 words APA