Patient care partnership.-rationale: the patient care partnership addresses the clients rights to information, informed consent, timely responses to requests for services, and treatment refusal. its a legal document and serves as a guideline for decision making by the nurse. standards of nursing practice, the nurse practice act, and the code for nurses contain nursing practice parameters and primarily describe use of the nursing process in providing care. client needs category: safe, effective care environment client needs subcategory: management of care cognitive level: knowledge reference: american hospital association. what to expect during your hospital stay. [online]. available: https://www.aha.org/aha/content/2003/pdf/pcp_english_030730.pdf. [2007, january 8].