Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program

THE HAHN SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCE
DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE
Scholarly Project Titles and Faculty Chair


Standardized Screening for Early Identification of Mental
Health Issues in Children
Janice Baietto, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Kathleen Sweeney, DNP, APRN
May 2013

Developing a Medication Adherence Program for an Outpatient
Mental Health Practice
Stephen Brown, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Michael Terry, DNP, APRN
May 2013

Intermittent Subcutaneous Button at End-of-Life
Jacqueline Copeland, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Mary Jo Clark, PhD, RN
May 2013

Implementation of Pain Resource Nurse & Pain Champion
Programs in a Neurosurgical Unit
Emma Cuenca, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Linda Urden, DNSc, APRN, FAAN
May 2013

Improving Asthma Management in Pediatric Patients 12 to 17 Years
of Age
Debra Graham, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Susan Instone, DNSc, APRN
May 2013

The Effect of a Customized Asthma Education on Patient
Knowledge and Health Outcomes
Tina Ho, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Mary-Rose Mueller, PhD, RN
May 2013

Improving Herpes Zoster Vaccination Rates in a Private Primary
Care Setting
Jennifer Huck, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Mary-Rose Mueller, PhD, RN
May 2013

Improved Pain Level and Patient Satisfaction Using AGS
Guidelines in Diabetic Patients
Hailey Hwangbo, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2013

Cervical Cancer Screening Among Korean-American Women
Angela Jun, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Lois Howland, DrPH, RN
May 2013

Effects of Standardized Diabetes Self Management
Intervention on Patient Outcomes
Kevin Maxwell, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2013

Poly Trauma Clinical Triad: Increasing Provider Knowledge &
Improving Patient Care
Anne Monroe, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2013

Using Telephone Follow-Up Calls to Improve Non-Adherence in
Hypertensive Patients
Beatrice Okoreeh-Kangah, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Mary Jo Clark, PhD, RN
May 2013

 

Reducing Obesity Among African American Women: Evidence Based
Intervention
Patient Onyegbule, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Barbara Sarter, PhD, APRN
May 2013

Implementing a Fever Practice Guideline in General Surgery
Department
Paul Russo, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2013

Implementing an Evidence-Based Decentralized Appointment
System
Angela Smith, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2013

Fall Risks in the Elderly: Screening and Management
Ellen Ward, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Mary Jo Clark, PhD, RN
May 2013

Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections
Maintenance Bundle Spinal Cord Injury
Marlene Weiss, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Mary Jo Clark, PhD, RN
May 2013

We Can! Improve Family Health Habits,
Childhood Obesity Pilot Prevention Program
Kaitlin Brasier, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Kathy James, DNSc, APRN
May 2013

 

A Quality Improvement Project to Decrease the Prescription of Antibiotics for Viral Pharyngitis
Christine Carreon, DNP APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Susan Instone, DNSc, APRN
May 2012


Evaluation of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Knowledge & Behaviors Among Emergency Department Patients and Families
Phyllis Cooper, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Karen Skerrett, PhD, APRN
May 2012


Ultrasound Guided Paravertebral Analgesia and Multimodal Pathway for Acute Pain Management after Breast Cancer Surgery
Mark Gohl, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2012


Translating Evidence Into Practice: Primary Care Teaching of a Dash Diet in a Military Treatment Facility
Julie Jarl, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Kathy James, DNSc, APRN
May 2012


Osteoporosis Prevention: Improving Provider NOF Guideline Compliance
Nancy Jex-Sabin, DNP APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Barbara Sarter, PhD, APRN
May 2012


Effective Geriatric Pain Education Program for Nursing Home Staffs: Evidence Based Practice
Youngmi Kim, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2012


Train the Trainer: Improving Maternal Clinical Practice Utilizing an EBP Team
Marion Llaguno, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2012


Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prevention in a Low Risk Military Hospital
Lisa Nenno, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2012


Improving Emergency Department Nurses Assessment and Management of Pediatric Pain
Maria Luisa Ramira, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Susan Instone, DNSc, APRN
May 2012


Implementation of a Web-based Database in a Mitochondrial Medicine Disease Center
Gail Reiner, DNP, FNP
FACULTY CHAIR
Barbara Sarter, PhD, APRN
May 2012


Impact of the Patient-centered Medical Home Model on Selected Patient Outcomes and Staff Satisfaction in a Primary Care Clinic in a Military Treatment Facility
Assanatu Savage, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2012


 Glycemic Management in Cardiac Surgery: Population-Specific Approach
Elena Todorova, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Mary Jo Clark, PhD, RN
May 2012


Implementation of a Patient Educational Intervention to Decrease Occurrence of Type 2 Diabetes in the Gestational Diabetic Mother
Fatima Velasco, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2012


We Can! Improve Family Health Habits,
Childhood Obesity Pilot Prevention Program
Hannah Weiss, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Kathy James, DNSc, APRN
May 2012


Reducing Unnecessary PAP Smear Testing in a Community Clinic
Pamela Xandre, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Kathy James, DNSc, APRN
May 2012


Using the Evidence to Develop a Noise Mitigation Program for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 
Susan Bowles, DNP, PNP
FACULTY CHAIR
Susan Instone, DNSc, CPNP
May 2011


ADHD: Extensively Researched and Misunderstood
Diane Daniels, DNP
FACULTY CHAIR
Mary Jo Clark, PhD, RN
May 2011


Observation Unit Efficiancy In Decompensated Heart Failure
Jody Eckhardt, DNP, FNP
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph F. Burkard, DNSc, CRNA
May 2011
 
Applying the Evidence: Using Research Based Guidelines in Treating Patients with Diabetes
Cyndee Garner, DNP, FNP
 FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph F. Burkard, DNSc, CRNA
May 2011


The Relationship of a Diabetes Flow Sheet on the Adherence to National Standards
Kathryn Ginn, DNP, FNP
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph F. Burkard, DNSc, CRNA
May 2011


The Evaluation of WECAN on Enhancing Parental Role Modeling in Latina
Margaret Howarth, DNP, PNP
FACULTY CHAIR
Kathy James, DNSc, FNP
May 2011

Weight Management with New Obstetric Patients
Octavia Hyacinth, DNP, FNP
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph F. Burkard, DNSc, CRNA
May 2011


Implementation of High Fidelity Simulation to Enhance Critical Thinking Skills
Jennifer McPherson, DNP, CRNA
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph F. Burkard, DNSc, CRNA
May 2011


Stop Bang Tool Usage to Detect Undiagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea for the Anesthesia Provider
Robin Tyler, DNP, CRNA
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph F. Burkard, DNSc, CRNA
May 2011


Long Acting Injectables To Improve Medication Adherence in Psychotic Disorders
Tarry Wolfe, DNP, FNP
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph F. Burkard, DNSc, CRNA
May 2011


The Use of Simulation in Improving the Readiness Skills of US Air Force Reserve Medical Technicians in the Care of Chest Tube Drainage
Cleddhy Arellano, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph F. Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2010


Predictors of Critical Care Determinate Factors: Safest Patient Emergency Department Admissions
Teri Arruda, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph F. Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2010


Evidenced-Based Treatment for
Pressure Ulcers
Rosa Bautista, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Kathy James, DNSc, APRN
May 2010


Improved Hearing Screening Rates With Difficult to Test Children
Linda Crawford, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Mary Jo Clark, PhD, RN
May 2010


Knowledge, Satisfaction and Economic Outcomes of Chemotherapy Video Instruction to Oncology Patients
Cynthia Crist, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Susan Instone, DNSc, APRN
May 2010


Implementing Screening Strategies to Improve Early Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus in the Adult Population
Andrew Fernandez, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph F. Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2010


Management of Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy with Daily Vitamin E
Blaine Harrington, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Kathy James, DNSc, APRN
May 2010


Improving Assessment of Children with ADHD in a Behavioral Health Practice Setting
Mary Ann Honeycutt, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Susan Instone, DNSc, APRN
May 2010


Warfarin Therapy Management in Primary Care
Karen Macauley, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph F. Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2010


Maternal Depression/ Partner Violence and Substance Use in a Refugee, Iraqi, population
Kathryn McCarthy, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Mary Jo Clark, PhD, RN
May 2010

HIV:  Routine Screening Among College Students
Charles Medina, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Anita Hunter, PhD, APRN
May 2010


Effect of Morbidity and Mortality Peer Review on Nurse Accountability and VAP Rates in the ICU
Scot Nolan, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph F. Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2010


Evaluation of a Childhood Obesity Intervention Pilot Program in a Community Clinic
Debra Palmer, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Mary-Rose Mueller, PhD, RN
May 2010


Orthotopic Neobladder Irrigation:
Competency Assessment Through Simulation
Zelne Zamora, DNP, APRN
FACULTY CHAIR
Joseph F. Burkard, DNSc, APRN
May 2010