Storytellingis a form of art that is interactive. Every culture practices it as away to inform, entertain, and educate. Through storytelling,listeners’ attention is captured especially when the narrator makesan emotional connection. It helps the audience to think criticallyand to improve their imagination, which in turn improves theirperformance. In addition, it is effective because it helps thenarrator to organize all contents efficiently. An example is using ateaching story about a best or worst case scenario to make theaudience change their behavior and give positive results.
Storytellingsimplifies the message being delivered and makes it easier tounderstand. This is done by use of relatable examples. According to(Hoxie, n.d), stories simplify complex information. Further, theyinstill values to the listeners and show them the need for positivevalues. For instance, narrating the story of a busy working mum whileteaching prioritization concept. Here, listeners can virtuallyimagine how the busy mum balances family and career. In addition,mothers in the audience can relate how they wake up early in themorning, dress and fed their children, take them to school, and getto the workplace on time, all because of prioritization.
Criticalpathways are systems put in place to coordinate teamwork inhealthcare delivery. The system comprises of clinical managementtools for organizing, sequencing, and timing the major interventionsof health care providers. They improve the quality of healthcarethrough involvement, coordination, and communication. It givespatients a clear written summary of their expected care plan andprogress. It also allows coordination of care across differentdisciplines.
Criticalpathways have reduced variation ways of patient care throughstandardization. A different doctor can follow up on the diagnosis,while another one can start by having a look at the patient’srecord. This reduces cases of patients being diagnosed wrongly oradministering drugs that are not compatible with those alreadyadministered to the patient. They also shorten the time a patientstays in the hospital therefore, reducing the cost of inpatientfees.
Hoxie,L. O. (n.d.). American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists.Retrieved October 01, 2016, fromhttp://www.oandp.org/jpo/library/1996_03_093.asp