When to Call a Professional

Our lives are pretty busy, rat race-ish even, these days. Our stress levels are sky high. We feel pulled in 20 different directions at any given time. Our heads are so busy going over every detail that we cannot get to sleep when we lay our heads down at night. These are tough times my friends! Our lives feel like they have been turned upside down, spun around 17 times then sat back down again.

Does anyone else feel this way?

When life seems to be too much we must look at how we deal with stressors. Are we worrying about them so much that they are affecting our quality of life? Are we confused about how to fix a problem? When we have a problem that we cannot fix ourselves what do we do? We call a professional for help. The same applies to your healthcare. If your health is not where you would like it to be then you call a professional. That means bringing in someone with medical training to assist you.

This is sometimes called a patient advocate. Someone that speaks to the doctor in a way they relate to and can understand in a timely fashion. Someone that takes what the doctor says and relays it back to you in a way that you can understand and relate to. But patient advocates don’t stop there! No Sir. They make sure you understand and then they partner with you to follow through with your healthcare plan.

For any given medical problem there is a plan of care. A plan of care has four easy steps…assess, plan, implement and monitor. Without proper medical training how are you suppose to provide yourself or your loved ones with a useful care plan? That is just like me looking at my electrical panel and scratching my head when my lights stop working. I do not start poking around at wires that I am not trained to fix. I call an electrician.

Your healthcare is something that you should never have to be confused about. Stop looking at your healthcare and scratching your head! Call a professional.

If you or a loved one would benefit from someone having a look into your healthcare please call in a professional. Someone that has the time and experience to make healthcare simple.

~ Michelle, RN ~

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Published by Michelle Harrison

Hi! My name is Michelle. I am a single mom with three beautiful children. I have been a registered nurse for over 11 years. I have a background of direct patient care, weight loss education, wellness coaching and patient advocacy. I am passionate about everyone getting the best out of their healthcare, as well as their lives.

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