What Is a Patient Advocate? - Definition & Training


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What services can patient advocates provide?

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1. What training is required to be a Patient Advocate?

2. What is the main role of a patient advocate?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand patient advocates. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of the services that patient advocates provide for their patients and the required training.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Services provided by patient advocates
  • Patient advocate training and education
  • The primary role of a patient advocate
  • Requirement for patient advocate position
  • Main goal of private corporations that hire patient advocacy services

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related patient advocate lesson
  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information about patient advocacy services in a different light
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the requirements and training for patient advocates

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to this profession, read through the brief lesson called What is a Patient Advocate? - Definition & Training. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the current challenges in the healthcare system and how a patient advocate alleviates those challenges
  • Understand what a patient advocate is and the services patient advocate's offer
  • Review the training and requirements for a patient advocate position
  • Recall the different work environments a patient advocate can work in, such as a hospital or insurance company