Date of Award
Open Access Thesis
Master of Arts (MA)
Sharon Timberlake PhD
Elizabeth Turesky PhD
Dan Jenkins PhD
pulmonary rehabilitation, quality of life, healthcare leaders, lung disease, breathing issues, Leadership and Organizational Studies
Lung disease compromises breathing and decreases quality of life for those who have it. The purpose of this qualitative study is to investigate innovative strategies used successfully by pulmonary rehabilitation leaders to keep patients motivated and engaged in completing pulmonary rehabilitation. An open-ended questionnaire asking participants questions pertaining to being a successful pulmonary rehabilitation. The results of this study may help pulmonary rehabilitation leaders to gain a better understanding of the full range of interventions taken by leaders to ensure patients complete pulmonary rehabilitation successfully. This study may help both pulmonary rehabilitation leaders as well as patients. It may help leaders learn better innovative strategies to keep patients engaged in pulmonary rehabilitation as well as motivated to complete rehabilitation. It is hoped that this study will help pulmonary rehabilitation leaders discover more innovative approaches to retain and motivate patients in the recovery process.
DuBois, Shelly May, "Motivating and Engaging Pulmonary Rehabilitation Patients" (2019). All Theses & Dissertations. 364.