Doctor of Nursing Practice Completed Scholarly Projects

2019 Scholarly Projects

Melissa Hallman - Implementing Pause Rounding to Improve Communication in a Pediatric Cardiovascular ICU

Nicole Masano - Educational Program for Obstetric Nurses: How to Effectively Screen for Intimate Partner Violence

Maureen Newton - Nurse Practitioner Led Diabetes Prevention Program

Alexandra Ruiz - Using Educational Strategies to Promote the Tdap Vaccine in Pregnant Women

Lorrie Stewart - Autism Education and Family Practice Nurse Practitioners

Amy Thompson - Decreasing Stroke Risk in Older Adults Through Group-Based Education

2018 Scholarly Projects

Stephanie Bennett - Implementation of Diabetic Group Medical Visits in an Underserved Population

Camille Brockett-Walker - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Mentorship and Transition to Practice

Barbara Conlon - The Effect of Group Patient Education on Knowledge and Blood Pressure Control in Patients with Hypertension

Patrice Little - Georgia APRNs Join Forces to Speak with One Voice

Melanie Ray - Implementation of an Assess, Treat, and Diagnose (ATD) Process for Non-Emergent Patients to Improve Throughput in the Emergency Department

Donnette Todd - Education of African Americans to Control Hypertension by Incorporating Lifestyle Management

Kimberly Whitlock - Improving Medication Adherence in Patients After Liver Transplantation: Motivational Interviewing with Nurse Practitioners

2017 Scholarly Projects

Heather AyersAdolescent Suicide Assessment-Education Initiative

Tonisha Melvin Nursing Health and Fitness: A Lifestyle Intervention for Overweight and Obese Young to Middle-Aged Nurses Using Health-Related Technology

Rhonda MooreCreating a Mentoring Program for Minority Nurse Leaders: A Career Strategy Plan

2016 Scholarly Projects

Karman Ott - Developing and Validating an Evidence Based Supplemental Prenatal Guideline for Refugee Women

2015 Scholarly Projects

Marietta Lomboy - Implementation of Hypertension Self-Management Education in Primary Care Advanced Nursing Practice Based on the Evaluation of Hypertension Knowledge

Rebecca Weidler - Improving Patient Flow in the Emergency Department:

Redesign and Evaluation of a Nurse Greeter Role

2014 Scholarly Projects

Lisa Cranwell-Bruce - Web-based Training for Camp Nurses:  Implementation and Evaluation

Sandra Leonard - Improving HPV Vaccination Rates:  An Evaluation of a School-Based Health Services Staff Educational Intervention

Melissa Parente - Practice Changes in Pain Management to Optimize the Use and Outcomes of Narcotic Agreements

Renice Washington - Use of a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program to Enhance Self-Care Among Registered Nurses in an Acute Care Setting

2013 Scholarly Projects

Sherry Castleberry Rowe - Improving Medication Reconciliation through the Application of Meaningful Use Criteria

Ramel Moore - Identifying Prodomal Schizophrenia:  Factors Influencing Nurse Practitioners' Screening Practices in Pediatric Settings

Traci Bramlett - New Start:  A Family-Based Educational Program for a Predominantly Hispanic Pediatric Practice

2012 Scholarly Projects

Tracy English - Perceived Barriers and Facilitators to the Use of Palliative Care in a Faith-Based African American Community:  Tool Development

Lisa Jasper - A Survey of Hospitalized Patients' Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Participation in Safety-Related Behaviors:  A Quality Improvement Project

Sandra Lamb - Deficits in Screening, Identifying Risk Factors, and Diagnosing Osteoporosis

Lisa Robinson - Beliefs about Cholesterol Lowering Drugs and Medication Adherence Among Rural Adults with Hypercholesterolemia

Antionette Ward - Exploring Diabetes Self-Management Practices of persons with Type 2 Diabetes in the Emergency Department Setting