Involving patients in the education of health care professionals.

  title={Involving patients in the education of health care professionals.},
  author={Angela Towle},
  journal={Journal of health services research & policy},
  volume={12 1},
  • Angela Towle
  • Published 2007 in Journal of health services research & policy
Involvement of patients and carers in their health care has its roots in the ethical imperative of patient autonomy and informed choice. More recently it has been identified as an important component of patient safety. Governments have promoted user involvement in health service delivery, especially in the UK. In addition, the value of actively involving patients and the community in research has been identified. However, how do health care professionals learn how to work with patients and the… CONTINUE READING