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Education Evaluation and Research
In 2010, the birth of an aggressive strategy began to emerge aimed to increase the number of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH) individuals in professional healthcare fields. Employers and higher education admission officials desired more research. Data revealed that the field of nursing had a higher percentage of Deaf and Hard of Hearing professionals than other areas. Yet, there is a gap in the literature related to in-depth accounts about the learning experience and clinical training of D/HH nursing students. A phenomenological study was conducted to examine nursing experiences (homogenous sampling) compared to other clinical and non-clinical D/HH majors (heterogeneous sampling). The purpose was to explore higher learning and on-the-job experiences of 28 students and alumni within D/HH community. Primary and secondary data was generated from surveys (2), videos (11), meta-synthesis focus group summaries (13) and articles (2). Multiple coding strategies were used for data analysis in the mix-methods study.
Robinson, Timberly Robinson, "Meta-Synthesis Of Sampling Methods Using Coding Strategies And Social Media For Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Nursing Students" (2016). Wayne State University Dissertations. 1583.