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HCAD students to present research at ACHCA Convocation

Student members of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire chapter of the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) are attending the 48th Annual ACHCA Convocation and Exposition and Student Poster Session, April 5–9, 2014 at The M Resort Spa & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

The following health care administration students will make poster presentations at the conference:

  • Ariel Fuller, a junior from Elk Mound, WI, will present an assessment of the ACHCA National Mentoring Program. Fuller gathered feedback from mentors and protégés from two cohort groups. » View poster
  • Emily Kjelstad, a junior from New Hope, MN, has surveyed attendees at the National Emerging Leadership Summit (NELS) for Healthcare Administrators in Aging Services to determine their attitudes and perceptions on such topics as the need for mentoring, barriers to entry to the profession, the public image of the profession, and the quality of current and future aging services. » View poster
  • Lori Mahan, a senior from Superior, WI, has assessed the effectiveness of the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement tool developed by the University of Minnesota. » View poster
  • Bridget Staberg, a junior from West Salem, WI, has measured factors leading to legislative involvement during student’s practicum. Staberg’s project uses previous research, online data collection, and student surveys from students currently in the UW-Eau Claire practicum program. » View poster

For more information about student research, contact Dr. Douglas Olson, professor of health care administration, UW-Eau Claire Department of Management and Marketing.