Reflective Journal Guide
- PATIENT –CENTERED CARE
Definition: Recognize the patient or designee as the source of control and full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated care based on respect for patient’ preferences, values, and needs.
Select one of the following statements to discuss Patient-Centered Care:
- Describe how diverse cultural, ethnic and social background function as sources of patient family, and community values.
- Describe how you demonstrated comprehensive understanding of the concepts of pain and suffering, including physiologic models of pain and comfort?
- Describe strategies to empower patients or families in all aspects of the health care process.