Michelle Pendergrass, Ph.D., FNP-BC

Assistant Professor, Department of Advanced Practice

Research Trajectory: Providing effective communication for Deaf signers in the healthcare setting: an exploration of barriers and facilitators from the healthcare provider's perspective

Manuscripts in preparation:
Deaf: a concept analysis using the Wilsonian method
Hearing people's attitudes toward adults who are deaf: an integrative review
Nurse practitioner perceptions of barriers and facilitators in providing healthcare for Deaf signers: a qualitative socio-ecological approach

Keywords: patient-provider communication; health disparities; disabilities; Wilsonian method of concept analysis; Deaf culture; linguistic minorities; semi-structured interview; Nvivo qualitative software; socio-ecological theoretical framework; advanced practice nursing