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Joyce A Schulz-Killian
| At Your Request Patient Advocate
RN BSN NCG

How I Can Help
My passion is the protection of patient rights – making sure everyone is treated fairly and truthfully during every healthcare encounter.  I’m well-versed in Medicare guidelines and I have negotiated with many insurance companies to get clients the benefits they deserve.

Formal Education
Wm Rainey Harper College 1994 Associates in Applied Science Nursing degree
Grand Canyon University 2012 Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Cleveland State University Patient Advocacy Certification Program completed 9/2015
National Certified Guardian completed October 2016

Why I Became a Professional Healthcare Advocate
30 years ago when I was working at my first hospital, I remember quietly suggesting to a patient that she should have her scheduled surgery done somewhere else.  Even though I was only a CNA at the time, I already knew how to identify problems and felt compelled to speak up.  In 1994 I became a nurse.  I’m still an RN but I concentrate on advocating, communicating, and educating about the importance of knowledge in healthcare choices. 

Professional Organizations and Affiliations
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing member
National Certified Guardian Association Member since 2016

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