You make decisions every day. Whether you’re deciding on what to eat for breakfast or if you need your umbrella before leaving your house, your life is filled with endless choices you must make. While you may not give much thought to these choices, some of them do warrant more consideration than merely checking a weather app. Some of the most important decisions you’ll make in your life will center around your health, and your health is not something you want to treat like an afterthought. Because making the wrong decision could have severe consequences for you and your wallet, there are several things you should consider when it comes to your health and wellness. Fortunately, the Catholic Benefits Trust has an easy solution to help you make all the right decisions, nurse advocates.
The Advantages to Nurses as Health Coaches
Many people use health coaches to help them develop healthier lifestyles. Instead of trusting your health care to just anyone, at CBT we’ll match you up with one of our nurse advocates. As experienced care-providers, nurses make effective health coaches. Here are a few reasons why you can benefit from having a nurse on your side:
- Nurses are fantastic health resources with tons of medical experience and professional knowledge. As the unsung heroes of the medical world, our nurse advocates will help you make informed decisions about healthcare.
- Not only do nurses have the background to help you make important decisions about your health, but they will also keep your best interests in mind. They will become familiar with your health needs and verify that all of your data is accurate and up-to-date.
- When you’re feeling overwhelmed by medical jargon and policy options, you can turn to your nurse advocate to coach you through a diagnosis or treatment plan. Instead of handing you a pamphlet to read or referring you to someone else, your nurse advocate will walk you through every step of your healthcare journey.