DNP Scholarly Projects

DNP students must complete a DNP Residency Project, write a scholarly paper or executive summary, present an electronic poster to peers, committee members, and stakeholders, and defend the project results with their DNP Project Committee.

2016 Projects

STUDENT PROJECT

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Michelle Ahnberg
BSN, RN, CPON, CPN, DNP Student

“Evaluation Of The Use Of The Pediatric Early Warning Score (PEWS) To Initiate The Pediatric Rapid Response Team (RRT)” [view Project]

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Bethany Allgeyer
RN-BC, BSN, DNP Student

“Bilateral Stimulation in EMDR:  A Comparison between Tactile and Auditory Modalities” [view Project]

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Tanis L. Bast
BSN, RN, DNP Student

“Improving The Knowledge Of Hospice Caregivers When Administering Pain Medications At End-of-life” [view Project]

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Karin E. Baughman
MS(N), RN, DNP Student

“Evaluation Of A Mindfuless-Based Stress Reduction Intervention” [view Project]

Samantha Collins

Samantha Collins
BSN, RN, DNP FNP Student

“Improving the Transition Care from Pediatric to Adult Health Care” [view Project]

Pamela Eckhoff

Pamela S. Eckhoff
BSN, RN, DNP Student

“Implementation Of The COPD-PS In Primary Care: A Tool To Increase Provider Recognition Of Patients At Risk Of Having Undiagnosed COPD” [view Project]

Danielle Eddings

Danielle R. Eddings
BSN, RN, DNP Candidate

“Reduction of Antipsychotic Use in the Child/Adolescent Population ” [view Project]

Kristina Ennis

Kristina Ennis
BSN, RN, DNP Student

“Exercise As An Intervention To Reduce Cancer-Related Fatigue In Breast Cancer Patients” [view Project]

Ashley Field

Ashley P. Field
BSN, RN, DNP Student

“The Impact of a Local Heart Failure Clinic on Patient Quality of Life and Hospital Readmission Rates” [view Project]

Carolyn Flint

Carolyn Flint
MSN, RN-BC, DNP Student

“Improving Self-Management Education to Hospitalized Heart Failure Patients: A QI Project” [view Project]

Rebekah Flynn

Rebekah Flynn
BSN, RN, OCN, DNP Student

“Impact of a Supervised Ambulation Protocol on Fall Rates in an Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit” [view Project]

Kristen Frost

Kristen D. Frost
BSN, RN, CCRN, DNP Student

“Promoting Resilience In New Graduate Nurses Through Orientation-Based Education” [view Project]

Lisa Glantz-Williamson

Lisa Glantz Williamson
RNC-NIC, MSN, ARNP, NNP-BC, DNP Student

“Tummy Time in the NICU: Beyond the Isolette A Quality Improvement Project” [view Project]

Angela Hernandez

Angela D. Hernandez
MSN, DNP Student

“Reducing Psychotropic Medication in Long Term Care: Integrating Complementary and Alternative Therapies” [view Project]

Ross Hurd

P. Ross Hurd
[Titles Not Provided]

“Intervention To Increase Screening And Utilization Of Clinical Practice Guidelines For Management Of Depression In A Rural Midwest Clinic” [view Project]

Carol Hughes

Carol Hughes
BSN, RN, DNP/FNP Student

“Increasing Primary Care Providers Screening and Referral of  Patients with Heart Failure to Rehabilitation” [view Project]

Sarah Ingerson

Sarah W. Ingerson
BSN, RN, DNP Student

“Leading Quality Improvement Change By Changing Electrocardiography Lead Placement” [view Project]

Pamela Jones

Pamela C. Jones
BSN, RN-C, DNP Student

“Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Students’ Knowledge And Practice Regarding Skin Cancer Counseling And Screening Before And After A Two-Step Education Intervention” [view Project]

Sara Landreth

Sara Landreth
BSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN, DNP Student

“Improving End-of-Life Care in the Medical Intensive Care Unit” [view Project]

Sarah Leming

Sarah K. Leming
BSN, RN, DNP Student

“Perceived Barriers Of The Missouri School Nurse When Adressing Childhood Obesity” [view Project]

Candace Renee Lindley

Candace Renee Lindley
BSN, RN, CCRN, DNP Student

“Immunization Education Module For Future Healthcare Professionals” [view Project]

Cynthia Mehrer

Cynthia S. Mehrer
BSN, RN, B.S.Ed., DNP Candidate

“A Parent Training Program To Improve Employment Skills In Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorders (AASD)” [view Project]

Kathryn Musterman

Katy I. Musterman
MBA, BSN, RN, DNP Student

“Implementation & Evaluation Of A Nursing Services Pricing Structure In An Aging In Place Environment” [view Project]

Shawn Neyens

Shawn D. Neyens
BSN, RN, CCE, DNP Student

“Improving Nutrition And Physical Activity Level Among Children In A Community-Based Setting” [view Project]

Oluyinka Grace Osunnuga

Oluyinka Grace Osunnuga
MSN, NP-C, DNP Candidate

“Educating Emergency Department Nurses about Suicide Prevention Strategies” [view Project]

Jamie Parrott

Jamie L. Parrott
BSN, RN, CCRN, DNP Student

“Teaching Nurses About Teach Back Patient Education Methods For Heart Failure Patients: A Quality Improvement Program” [view Project]

Collin Prince

Collin Prince
MSN, RN, CPNP, DNP Student

“Screening for Common Child Psychosocial Problems in the Primary Care Setting” [view Project]

Debra Sapaugh

Debra K. Sapaugh
BSN, DNP/FNP Student

“Obesity: Care in Rural Communities” [view Project]

Becky Sidberry

Becky L. Sidberry
BSN, RN, DNP Student

“Assessing The Effectiveness Of Nursing Education On Adherence To A Clinical Pathway” [view Project]

Adrienne Smith

Adrienne Smith
BSN, RN, DNP Student

“Educational Training For Caregivers Of Children With High Functioning Autism: A Pilot Project” [view Project]

Jenifer Swigart

Jenifer Swigart
BSN, RN, DNP Student

“Pharmacogenetics in practice for the child and adolescent population on psychopharmacological medications: Atypical antipsychotics” [view Project]

Danielle Toal

Danielle L. Toal
BSN, RN, DNP Student

“Implementing Behavioral Counseling As A Guideline Recommendation To Address Skin Cancer Prevention: A Practice Change In Primary Care” [view Project]

Janeth Todd

Janeth J. Todd
RN, MS, DNP Student

“Screening For Obstructive Sleep Apnea In Overweight Children In The Outpatient Setting” [view Project]

Andrew White

Andrew White
BSN, RN, DNP Student

“Assessing Depression Screening Performance  in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes by Primary Care Providers” [view Project]

Alaina Wyatt-Durk

Alaina Wyatt-Durk
BSN, RN, DNP Student

“Promoting Physical Activity In The Primary Care Setting” [view Project]