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Advocacy, enablement and mediation: scenario

Having considered what we mean by advocacy, enablement and mediation, we now go on to consider how we might apply all three approaches in practice with a case study.


Your task

A 15-year-old female patient arrives in your surgery. She is upset and thinks she may be pregnant. You get her to take a pregnancy test, which is positive. Thinking about advocacy, enablement and mediation, what would you do?

Give consideration in the response to your health-promoting practice and that of others. Share your thoughts in the discussion with your colleagues.

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Could You Be the Next Florence Nightingale?

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