Becoming a Great Advocate: Advice for Complex Patients and Families

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Becoming a great advocate: advice for complex patients and families, with Mark Korson MD and Maggie Orr RN.

Adult patients, caregivers, parents of affected children – all of us face the same challenge.  How do we get our team on board? How do we get the help we need from doctors, teachers, nurses, therapists? How do we find ways to validate symptoms that are slippery or difficult to identify? And how do we do this in a way that brings positive results and cooperation instead of provoking stress and hard feelings?

Date: 04/05/2010
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