Simplified Patient Advocacy



~ Accepting New Clients


About My Services:

  • Type(s) of Advocacy: Administrative, Health Management, Medical / Navigational, Older Adult Services
  • Years of Experience: 5 years

Simplified Patient Advocacy was founded during a time of personal health struggles. Learning to advocate for one’s self is not something you want to do when you’re sick and struggling. However, that’s when it is most important to figure out exactly what your goals are, and what’s holding you back from accomplishing those goals.

We specialize in:

  • Medical Tourism
  • Administrative Assistance
  • Medical Navigation
  • Healthcare Proxy
  • Appointment Assistance/Accompaniment
  • Choosing Health Insurance Policies
  • Medical Records Gathering & Consolidation
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Physical Differences
  • Older Adult Services
  • Elder Care
  • End of Life Services



Education, Training & Experience:



  • Associate Degree in Elementary Education – Tacoma Community College
  • Associate Degree in Arts and Science – PreMed – Tacoma Community College


Licensed Professional: No


Board Certified Patient Advocate: Yes

  • License #: 2019200519


Additional Education & Training:

  • Washington State Community Healthcare Worker Training
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Credential# 60513110
  • Executive Functions in Neurological Conditions
  • COVID 19 & Vaccine(s): Ethics and Allocations
  • COVID-19 and the Future of Assisted Living
  • COVID Commotion: Leading Change in Patient Care Dynamics
  • Navigating COVID-19 and Senior LGBTQIA+ Response and Resiliency
  • Social Isolation for the Elderly
  • End of Life Doula Training
  • Understanding Cancer Related Fatigue
  • Navigating Life with Limb Loss
  • Navigating Therapy for Health and Wellbeing
  • Cultural Agility: Creating Sustainable Systemic Change in Health Care
  • Army Substance Abuse Program: You are ready, But are You Resilient?
  • Recreational Therapy to MaximizeClient Care and Advocacy
  • Navigation Balancing Act: Addressing Care of Self and Others
  • Whole Personal Advocacy: Integrating Mental Health Conference
  • Microscopic Army I Understand the Immune System
  • A Completed Life Series
  • AIDS/HIV Advocacy Training
  • LGBTQIA+ Advocacy Training


Marcy Burns, CNA, BCPA | Simplified Patient Advocacy | Gig Harbor, WA 98335
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