The patient's story [videorecording] : Ellen Foster
[presented by] the University of Virginia Medical School.
- Video; DVD
- Kaye Gibbons, a North Carolina writer, wrote "Ellen Foster", a novel about an eleven year old who has been neglected and abused. The development of this character leads the reader to consider such issues as: (1) Implications for social workers, (2) Who will "Ellen" be when she grows us? (3) How will "Ellen" love?, and (4) What kind of future patient might "Ellen" be? This video tape includes a dramatic monolog adapted from the book and is a demonstration of the power of the arts to bring to life sensitive topics needing the concern of health care professionals.
- Panelists: Barbara Bates Smith; moderator, Marcia Day Childress.
- Release Date
- Run Time
- 60 min.
- "A dramatic monologue adapted from Kaye Gibbons's novel Ellen Foster and performed by Barbara Bates Smith, Actress."--Script.
- Learning Objectives: (1) To consider and practice some of the attentive and interpretative skills involved in listening to and understanding a patient's story. (2) To appreciate the use of fiction and the dramatic arts in elucidating human behavior and the sociocultural contexts of health and illness.-- from flyer.
- Medical center hour
- Series statement
- Medical center hour ; 9/10/97
- Medical center hour ; 9/10/97.
- Charlottesville, Va. :Media Production Services, Clinical Engineering, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center,c1997.
- 1 videodisc (60 min.) sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + script. DVD.
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