A nurse is providing a newly diagnosed diabetic with information about her new medication. The nurse is performing which nursing role?

Patient educator

Explanation

•In this scenario, the nurse is acting as a patient educator by instructing the patient on her new medications.

•According to Orem, the goal of nursing is to render the patient capable of meeting their own self-care needs, a process that often includes patient teaching. 

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