An Examination of Individual Competencies Among Students Matriculating Through an Undergraduate Healthcare Administration Program

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2011-08

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Lieneck, Cristian Harmon

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Descriptive and psychometric analyses were conducted to examine alternate forms of comprehensive exit examinations for an undergraduate healthcare administration program. The variables: a) comprehensive demographics; b) personality type; c) mentor presence; and, d) prior healthcare experience served as explanatory or predictor variables in an exploratory regression analysis to identify relationships and/or influential predictors of early careerist healthcare administration competency. Results posit several areas for future research, including a methodological framework for test development and revision in order to establish parallel healthcare administration comprehensive exit exams.

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Healthcare administration, Competency, Undergraduate, Test development

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Lieneck, C. H. (2011). <i>An examination of individual competencies among students matriculating through an undergraduate healthcare administration program</i> (Unpublished dissertation). Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas.

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