This lesson provides an update on healthcare consumers’ rights and how the Bill of Rights varies in different healthcare settings. It includes a discussion of fundamental rights such as the right to quality care, informed consent, and confidentiality, and how caregivers can support these rights.
Explain the purpose of the Patient Bill of Rights.
List at least five rights all patients are entitled to receive.
Describe the patient responsibilities that go along with the patient’s rights.
Discuss your own rights and responsibilities as an employee and a caregiver.
Demonstrate your support of patient rights in your daily work.