DNP Student Project Examples

Here are some examples of projects from former DNP students.

Addressing maternal outcomes in rural Indiana mothers through improved prenatal care utilization
Yadira Santiago Banuelos, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CLC | PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)

Examining Knowledge and Knowledge Retention in Nurse Practitioners after the Implementation of an Online Educational Module on Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Jessica J. Pietras, BSN, BS, RN | Executive Summary


The impact of a resilience and self-care intervention on senior BSN students and their perception of readiness for practice during the COVID-19 pandemic
Paula Morrow, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, FNP-C, CEN


Screening of Postpartum Depression and Stress Among Mothers of Infants in a Pediatric Cardiovascular Care Unit: A Pilot Study
Alessi Miller, BSN, RN | Executive Summary


Care of the Obstetric Patient in the Intensive Care Unit: A Quality Improvement Study
Caitlin Luebcke, MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC, AGNP-C, CCRN | Executive Summary


Examining Factors That Influence Confidence and Competence Among Nurse Practitioners
Kelsey Allbright


Best Shot: A Motivational Interviewing Approach to Address Vaccine Hesitancy in Pediatric Outpatient Settings
Kristin Jamison, MSN, RN, FNP-C | Executive Summary


The Effect of Text Message Reminders on HPV Vaccination Rates in Adolescent Males
Madison Plumer, BSN, RN | Executive Summary


Introduction of a Conversation Starter Tool to Improve Health Habits in Young Children
Rachel Knafel, MSN, RN, FNP-BC | Executive Summary


The Association Between Use of Nurse Practitioners and Quality Measures in the Long-Term Care Setting
Katie Begle, DNP, BSN, RN


Comparing Models of Nurse Practitioner Preceptorship Using a Simulation Approach
Samantha Tielker, DNP, MSN, ACNP-BC | Executive Summary


Does Provider Education Increase Rates of Adolescent Sexual Health History Taking?
Elizabeth Sigler, DNP 


Identifying Sustainable Improvements to the Nurse-to-Nurse Patient Handoff Process: A Policy Capturing Study
Taylor Vandervort, DNP | Executive Summary


Risk Perceptions and E-cigarette Use Among College Students: A Socioecological Model Approach
Nachel Rhoades, DNP, BSN, RN | Executive Summary


Increasing Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening and Referrals in a Pediatric Clinic
Amber Barney, DNP, RN, MSN, MBA, APRN, CPNP | Executive Summary


The Utilization of Sunscreen Prescriptions to Increase Patient Use: Examination of Healthcare Provider Perceptions
James M. Roush, DNP, RN | Executive Summary


Testing a Pediatric Palliative Care Education Workplace Intervention
Courtney James, DNP | Executive Summary


Anxiety and Coping Styles of First-Year Nursing Students During COVID
Anne Campbell, DNP | Executive Summary


Utilization of Spanish Medical Interpreters for Diabetes Education in a Community Health Center
Mariah Scheker, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, Summer 2021 | Executive Summary


Impact of Expedited Partner Therapy Implementation on STI Reinfection in an Urban Public Health Clinic
Amy Evans, MSN, NP-C | Executive Summary | Manuscript


Early Prediction of Cardiac Arrest Using Machine Learning
Laura Moffat, MSN, MSK, APRN, AGCNS-BC, CMSRN | Executive Summary


Indicators of Transport Nurses Safety Competency
Donna York Clark, MS, RN, CMTE | Executive Summary


The effect and predictive value of a lifestyle intervention on weight loss
Elizabeth Wang, Summer 2020 | Executive Summary

Evaluating the effectiveness of an HPV educational session on healthcare providers vaccine recommendation practices
Emily Fusiek, Summer 2020 | Executive Summary

Impact of Surgery Department Mass Casualty Mini Drills on Improvement of Staff Knowledge in a Level 2 Trauma Center: A Pilot Study
Lisa Hollister, Fall 2020 | Executive Summary

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