Legal and Ethical Issues in Patient Advocacy | Health Care | Online Courses


Course Description: This course focuses on the legal and ethical issues in patient advocacy practice. Participants will learn about patients’ rights, consent, confidentiality, and best practices to ensure compliance and maintain professional standards.

Course Outcomes:

  1. Understand legal and ethical principles in patient advocacy.
  2. Identify legal considerations in patient advocacy practice.
  3. Implement best practices to ensure compliance.
  4. Maintain professional standards in patient advocacy.
  5. Enhance the overall legal and ethical knowledge of patient advocates.


  1. Identify key legal and ethical principles in patient advocacy.
  2. Understand patients’ rights and consent.
  3. Develop and implement best practices to ensure compliance.
  4. Monitor and evaluate legal and ethical adherence in patient advocacy.
  5. Address common challenges in legal and ethical issues.
  6. Educate patient advocates about legal and ethical standards.
  7. Collaborate with legal professionals to ensure compliance.
  8. Ensure continuous improvement in legal and ethical practices.
  9. Develop strategies for maintaining professional standards.
  10. Review case studies to apply legal and ethical principles in real-world settings.


  1. Introduction to Legal and Ethical Issues in Patient Advocacy
  2. Principles of Patients’ Rights and Consent
  3. Understanding Confidentiality in Patient Advocacy
  4. Developing Best Practices for Compliance
  5. Monitoring and Evaluating Legal and Ethical Adherence
  6. Addressing Challenges in Legal and Ethical Issues
  7. Educating Advocates on Legal and Ethical Standards
  8. Collaboration with Legal Professionals
  9. Continuous Improvement in Legal and Ethical Practices
  10. Case Studies and Practical Applications


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