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Roles in practice: 1.5: Health advocate

AR_HA 1: Advocate for patients and colleagues

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AR_HA 2: Promote health and respond to health needs of patients and the working environment

Baum F. The New Public Health. Fourth ed. South Melbourne, Victoria: Oxford University Press; 2016. Request a chapter of the book from Library

Merry, Alan, and Brookbanks, Warren. Merry and McCall Smith's Errors, Medicine and the Law. 2nd ed. 2017. Cambridge Bioethics and Law ; 38. Request a chapter from the Library

ArticlesYang H. Professionalism in anesthesia. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal Canadien d'Anesthésie. 2017 Feb 1;64(2):149-57.



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