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Role of Medical Interpreter as Patient Advocate

- Professional providers of language in medicine or medical interpreters are often portrayed as invisible language facilitators (Angelelli 7). This means that their role is to convey the meaning into the other language between parties in the interaction which is accomplished through a conduit role or message converter role. The incremental intervention model of interpreting lets interpreters use a variety of roles including cultural broker and advocate role. Advocacy is a role that an interpreter takes that moves from interpreting the communication between speakers to acting on behalf of one of the speakers based on the interpreter’s understanding of what the speaker’s intended outcome is (NCI...   [tags: Patient Advocate Boundaries]

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A Career as a Youth Advocate

- Youth Advocate In February I went to Hillside to acquire knowledge of the services provided by this agency. Among the many child intervention professions that this agency provided there were different levels of youth advocates. I was referred to a youth advocate and spent a day at Joseph C. Wilson Magnet High School shadowing a level two youth advocate. Throughout this day I was exposed to the daily proceedings of a youth advocate and the major functions of the program inside of a high school....   [tags: Career Essays]

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An Advocate Or Change Agent

- a. As an advocate or change agent, what factors do you need to consider when weighing differing perspectives about how discrimination and oppression occur in order to make a choice. As an advocate or change agent there are many factors that need to be considered when weighing differing perspective about how discrimination and oppression occur in order to make a choice. To begin, an advocate must be aware and have the knowledge needed to identify the ways that discrimination and oppression negatively impacts individuals that are being discriminated against....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Ethics]

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Patient Advocacy : A Patient Advocate

- Have you ever entertained the idea of a career where you work with patients and help navigate them through our complex health care system. I answered this question, and plan on a career in patient advocacy. I have always had a strong desire to help people and make a difference in people’s lives. As a patient advocate, this would allow me to follow through with my career goals. This is a relatively newer field, whose occupational outlook is expected to increase, as the focus on health care is becoming more patient-driven and further complicated....   [tags: Medicine, Healthcare, Medical ethics, Health care]

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Patient Advocacy : An Advocate For Patients

- Patient advocacy involves acting on behalf of patients who are unable to represent themselves, or those who do not wish to represent themselves (Kimble, 2012). When a nurse acts as an advocate for their patients they are able to empower the weak and vulnerable, releasing them from their discomfort and from unnecessary treatments (Kimble, 2012). During my clinical, there was one patient in particular who needed a patient advocate more than ever. The patient G. R., was quite ill at the time, he had no supports, no family or visitors, and was non-verbal....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Health care provider, Patient]

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An Advocate Of Receiving A College Education

- In our lives, we are surrounded by many different choices—what to eat, what to wear, and what we are going to do with our lives. There are important decisions to be made, and the decisions made could eventually impact our lives significantly. I always knew I wasn 't the brightest child growing up, but I also knew I had the ability to change my life and take it into my hands. Throughout my time in elementary, middle, and high school, I always knew I wanted to go to college and become a nurse. Sounds cliché to have known that so early, but growing up as a kid, I was in and out of the children 's hospital and emergency room so much that I realized what I wanted to do with my life....   [tags: High school, Higher education, Academic degree]

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An Advocate For The American People

- A People’s Politician Very few Americans will proudly say that they have had the dream of serving the American people and the ones they love and cherish by fulfilling a duty rather than a form of occupation in our government as a legislator, policy maker, but most importantly, as a defender of American Democracy with everyday American citizens in mind. For me, unlike anyone else, those forms of public service are not just hopes and dreams, but rather goals and desires. I have always lived my life knowing that no matter where I am or what the circumstances may be, there is and always will be someone somewhere who does not have access to the everyday liberties that they are deprived of and...   [tags: United States, United States Constitution]

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Dorothy Day: An Advocate for The Poor

- In a society of protagonist superheroes within books and televisions all across the world, what makes a real hero. Is it leadership, determination, courage, dedication, or conviction. To all, Dorothy Day is all of the above. To many, she is a saint; a woman of true selflessness, who compassionately put the lives of the broken before her own. She is the icon of the kind of leader that everyone else, anyone else, can be, not by changing other people but by changing themselves (Chittister). Throughout her life, Dorothy Day was a herald to the church, a leader to the state, and an advocate for the poor....   [tags: Biography]

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Malala Yousafzai : An Advocate For Education

- In October of 2012, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban in her home country of Pakistan; as a result, she became an advocate for education. In July of 2013, Miss Yousafzai, at the age of sixteen, was invited to speak at the United Nation’s headquarters in New York. When she began to speak, she intended to draw attention and inform people of an epidemic that had invaded, not only Middle East but the entire world. The epidemic that she emphasizes is the denial of education to children; in particular, young females....   [tags: Rhetoric, United States, Logos, Appeal]

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An Advocate Of Individuality By Tim Burton

- An advocate of individuality, director Tim Burton says, “One person’s craziness is another person’s reality.” Growing up rather socially inept, the director has always found joy in movies and animation. After graduating from the California Institute of the Arts, he worked for Disney for a year, then left and created his own film production company. Although critics tend to label him as grotesque, his creations often comfort today’s recluses. In his films Edward Scissorhands, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Alice in Wonderland, Director Tim Burton portrays the idea that one’s mind-set, not the circumstances, determine their happiness....   [tags: Tim Burton, Johnny Depp, Alice in Wonderland]

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