Unformatted text preview: develop lung cancer at some point in time. Some people would think this type of cancer was preventable due the cause being self inflicted, but it is very important to not blame the patient or this may sacrifice their quality of treatment. At the same time, it is our job to express the importance in improving the patient’s health and guide them in the right direction to make wiser health decisions. • Educational status- Educational status I believe is one of the toughest things to remember as a health care provider. Not all of our patients went to school for health care, which will cause a small barrier in our vocabulary verses the patients. Speaking to the patient in terms that he or she will understand is very important when delivering quality care....
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- Spring '11
- Health care provider, Jennifer Wilcox, statusE ducational status, iser health decisions, ith nationality