For centuries storytelling has been used a powerful communication vehicle. It is also useful in nursing education to enhance self-esteem, develop critical thinking, model behaviors, and to teach cultural sensitivity and communication skills. The authors discuss the use of storytelling in the nursing literature and in a nursing course.
Authors’ affiliations: Dean (Dr Davidhizar), Administrative Assistant to Dean (Ms Lonser), Division of Nursing, Bethel College, Mishawaka, Ind
Corresponding author: Ruth Davidhizar, DNS, CS, RN, Dean of Nursing, Bethel College, 1001 W McKinley Ave, Mishawaka, IN 46545 (firstname.lastname@example.org).