A nurse is advocating for her client's health when she contacts the physician to talk to him about the patients choice of treatment. The core values associated with nursing advocacy include which of the following? Select all that apply.


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- Preserving human dignity

- Protecting patient confidentiality

- Supporting patient equality

- Upholding physician authority

- Providing freedom from suffering


Nursing advocacy involves more than speaking up for a patient; it includes recognition of a patients rights when receiving treatment and health care. The core values associated with nursing advocacy include preserving the patients dignity, supporting his equality with other patients, and providing freedom from suffering.

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Management of Care

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Ethical / Legal

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