narrative competence

narrative competence

(năr′ĭ-tĭv) [L. narrativus]
A communication skill with two components: the ability to listen actively and empathetically to the underlying meanings of patient's histories, and the ability to craft a narrative for use in relaying meanings to patients.
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It is grounded in the physician's narrative competence which in turn is defined as the set of skills required to absorb, interpret, and respond to illness narratives2.
Second, it asks us to rethink the program narrative medicine uses to instill the relevant narrative competence.
Kartion was very suited for this study because, besides being willing and easily accessible and having a narrative competence (important factors that facilitate this type of biographical research), he has had a life-long career immersed in athletics implying a wealth of experiences associating flow in high-performance competition.
The Influence of Postmodern Picturebooks on Three boys' Narrative Competence.
For the purpose of final scale formation the oral narrative competence and anxiety items were together subject of a principal components analysis (with varimax rotation).
In Opening My Heart, Shalof instructs without preaching, critiques with humility and humour, and embodies what we try to teach our medical and nursing students: narrative competence.
As regards the increase of narrativity, the travel metaphor suggests a way to make sense of experience, relying on narrative competence and the culturally enforced necessity to tell a story.
Tales on the screen; narrative competence in teacher education.
How the story is told--including what makes the final edit and what is left out, what emotions are shown or contained, who or what is blessed, and who is blamed--is always a response to the perceived attitude of the listener(s), including the listener's interests, patience and time commitment, emotional and practical involvement, shared frame of reference, and narrative competence.
6) Because narratives of identity; relationships, and value play such a central role in our moral lives together, moral competence crucially depends on narrative competence.
On the ability to provide evaluative comments: further explorations of children's narrative competence.
The development of schooled narrative competence among second graders.