American Hospital Association's Patient's Bill of Rights

A successful health care organization greatly depends on the collaboration between health care professionals and patients. You are leading a training meeting with colleagues on strategies to effectively communicate with patients within legal and ethical aspects of health care.

You are to create a 6-10 slide PowerPoint presentation on the American Hospital Association’s Patient’s Bill of Rights.  Your presentation is to include each of the following:
  • An overview of the AHA’s Patient Bill of Rights and an explanation of its objectives
  • A list of the rights and responsibilities included in the Patient Bill of Rights
  • Examples of each of the following:
    • Effective communication techniques with patients
    • Basic human rights
    • Obligatory rights
    • Rights that are sanctioned under law