The basis for this assignment begins with the selection of a patient, carer, client or parent who is willing to tell you their story.
You will need to seek consent and show in the assignment that the person’s / child’s anonymity has been respected.
It might be daunting task to ask a specific person or family to tell you their story but discuss this with your mentor on placement who may be able to advise the best patient / child / client/ family to approach.
This web site will give you ideas on how you might elicit a patient/ client / parent / child’s narrative.
4. Interpretation of the narrative.
How you interpret the narrative will be the subject area explored in the Social Sciences for Nursing module however preparatory reading is given below.
Visit: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-9566.00252/pdf On how to interpret a patient narrative.