Jaekel, Kathryn S.
Ed.D. (Doctor of Education)
Department of Counseling and Higher Education (CAHE)
Academic integrity is a critical practice in medical laboratory professional (MLP) programs because academic health professions programs prepare learners for their future professional roles in healthcare. Because dishonest conduct and/or a lack of competence in healthcare environments can negatively impact patient safety, it is essential that MLP students establish integrity skills and build professional competence while completing their academic programs. Faculty in MLP programs play an important role in helping students develop themselves into scrupulous, competent practitioners. This qualitative study explored the perspectives of MLP faculty through a narrative inquiry of their lived experiences around academic integrity. Findings from this study reveal the value MLP faculty place on academic integrity in MLP programs, how they communicate with students about academic integrity, and how they address academic integrity violations. Conclusions from this study may be used to inform the academic integrity-related practice of MLP educators and administrators of MLP programs.
Jensen, Andrea L., "Medical Laboratory Professional Faculty Perspectives on Academic integrity: A Narrative inquiry" (2022). Graduate Research Theses & Dissertations. 7227.
Northern Illinois University
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