HCA 230 Appendix F - Axia College Material Appendix F...

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Axia College Material Appendix F Patient and Caregiver Roles Matrix Patients and caregivers may conform to a specific role during a health care visit. This usually happens because of cultural background or the upbringing of either the patient or the caregiver. This assignment will help you understand the most common roles and how they can affect health communication and patient compliance. List at least two pros and two cons for each of the given patient and caregiver roles by filling in the appropriate spaces in the matrix below. Patient & Caregiver Roles PROS CONS Mechanics and machines One advantage of this role is it reduces the emotional strain on the caregivers. The physicians run the tests to be sure the patient’s body is healthy. This role discourages emotional connections between the patients and caregivers. When caregivers act as a mechanic role, they are concerned first what they observe not how the patient is feeling. Parents and children
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