Dissertation Abstract Journal - December 2017

Dissertation Abstract Journal - December 2017

Tatiana P. Ochoa, EDD/CI
Nigel Enogieru Sunday Osarenkhoe, DHA
Heather Long, EDD/ET
Mary Elizabeth Prouty Horne, DHA
Glenn R. Daugherty, EDD/CI
Shai L. Menina, EDD
Natalia A. Reynoso-Easley, EDD/CI
Detra A. German, DBA
Yvonne Paraway, PHD/NUR
Cyriaque Sobtafo, DM
 

Dissertation Abstract(s): 

Healthcare Providers’ Cultural Competence and Patients’ Satisfaction: Perceptions of African Immigrants in Queens, NY

Author: 
Nigel Enogieru Sunday Osarenkhoe
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
This correlational quantitative study examined the healthcare perceptions of African immigrants in Queens, New York regarding their providers’ cultural competence and patient satisfaction.

Teachers Perception of Kindergarten Play in Video Games with Badges: A Delphi Study

Author: 
Heather Long
Program of study: 
Ed.D./ET
Abstract: 
Educators, administrators, and researchers continue to search for a solution to return play to kindergarten classrooms while encouraging the use of technology to meet federal education standards.

The Technology Acceptance Model and Telemedicine: Predicting Health Care Providers’ Intention to Use Telemedicine

Author: 
Mary Elizabeth Prouty Horne
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
The emergence of telemedicine is in response to extending health care to remote regions or providing specialty services in various settings.

School-based Personnel’s Perspectives Regarding Dysphagia Management: A Phenomenological Study

Author: 
Shai L. Menina
Program of study: 
Ed.D.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to explore the lived experiences of school-based personnel who face challenges working with students with feeding and swallowing disorders (dysphagia).

Supervisor Communication in Virtual Teams: A Correlational Study of Emotional Intelligence, Trustworthiness, and Self-confidence

Author: 
Detra A. German
Program of study: 
D.B.A.
Abstract: 
Virtual organizations often fail to achieve objectives due to supervisors’ ineffective communication in a virtual workplace. Effective communication is a necessity for successful virtual teams.

A Phenomenological Inquiry on Barriers Experienced by African American Nurses Denied Leadership Positions

Author: 
Yvonne Paraway
Program of study: 
Ph.D./NUR
Abstract: 
As the United States’ (US) population becomes increasingly diverse in its racial and ethnic makeup, the profession of nursing aims to ensure an administrative workforce reflective of the nation’s cult

The Assessment of Official Development Assistance to the Health Care Sector: A Case Study of Uganda

Author: 
Cyriaque Sobtafo
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative explanatory case study was to assess the influence of ODA on selected health development indicators in Uganda between 2005 and 2013 through a review of development part
December, 2017