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DNP Projects

Below you will find past scholarly projects created by Doctor of Nursing Practice students. Future projects will be added as they become available. You can also find a complete record of scholarly projects in the library's catalog.

Project Title Author Year Additional Documents
Implementation of High-Fidelity Simulation: Raising the Stakes for Registered Nursing Students Allen-Marshall, Brittany T. 2023
How Simulation Influences Self-Confidence in First Semester Nursing Students Arredondo, Veronica 2023  
Implementing a Foot Screening Project for Diabetic Patients in an Assisted Living Facility Bailey, Beatrice 2023  
Decreasing Preoperative Anxiety in Cataract Patients Baltz, Virginia 2022
A Policy Analysis of the 2017 Fasting Guidelines among GI Surgical Patients Banks, Toney 2020
The Implementation of a Diabetic Foot Screening Tool into a Primary Care Practice Barnett, Joanna P. 2023  
Validation of an Evaluation Tool for Simulation to Test Competency in Diagnosis & Management of Anaphylaxis by Nurse Anesthesia Students  Black, Christie 2016 Link
Comparison of Novice versus Expert Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Self-Perceived Competency Levels Brice, Toni 2020
Development and Implementation of a Nurse Driven Protocol to Increase Palliative Care Consults in Patients with Advanced Heart Failure Calendar, Amber 2017 Link
Microlearning in Asynchronous Online RN to BSN Program Carter, Chandra 2024  
Improving Outcomes for Women Following Gynecological Surgery Through Implementation of Multimodal Analgesia as Part of an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Protocol Case, Shannan M. 2023  
Student Academic Success System Castle, Brandi 2024  
Improving Medication Reconciliation Quality During Long-Term Acute Care Transitions of Care Clark, Teresa 2021
Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Nicotine Use among Youth Clements-Fore, Amber 2020
Examining the Effects of Outpatient Treatment for Depression Relapse Following Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitalization Coley, Dominique 2023  
Simultaneous Family Planning Counseling During Visits for Chronic Conditions that Increase Preeclampsia Risk Cotton, Jessica 2023
The Effects of Diet and Exercise on Menopause Symptoms and Symptom Severity Crowder, Nicole 2023  
In Patients with End-stage Renal Disease, How does Intentional Screening for Depression Affect Mental Health Referrals? Culbreath, Sara B. 2017 Link
Implementation of an evidence-based COPD screening tool in primary care Davis, Randi 2021
Early Identification of Postpartum Depression Symptoms During the Antenatal Period Through the Utilization of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale Didier, Cherie 2023  
Evaluating the Effectiveness of The Clinical Care of The Pediatric Patient Course: A Quality Improvement Project Elliott, Cassandra 2023
Comparative and Cost Benefit Analysis: Vancomycin versus Ancef in Total Knee Arthroplasties Epperson, Zelda 2020
Increasing Provider Confidence with Expedited Partner Therapy in Rural Health Fox, Keisha 2023
Local Impact of Implementing Multimodal Anesthesia for Total Joint Arthroplasty Gilliland, Mary Christine 2021
Sepsis Criteria on Triage (SCOT): Sepsis Alert Givens, Kristie 2023  
Identifying and Accommodating Education and Research Barriers of Rural Nursing Staff in the Mississippi River Delta Hammon, L. Todd 2016
Does urgent care depression screening lead to increased depression diagnosis? Haertling, Eric 2022
Reducing Test-Taking Anxiety in Transitional Associate Degree Nursing Students Hare, Diane L. 2023  
Developing an End-of-Life Discussion Protocol in Primary Care Clinics Hawley, James L. 2021
Medication Overrides in Emergency Departments Defy Safety Culture Holt, Jennifer 2023  
Opioid Reduction or Elimination with the Utilization of Transversus Abdominis Plane Blocks in Gynecological Surgeries Ivy, Chris 2020
Weight Loss and the Effects on Blood Pressure Jackson, Ashiqua 2023
Improving Nursing Communication by Implementing Communication Tools in a BSN Undergraduate Program to Improve Patient Outcomes in Practice Jackson, Christopher 2023  
The Impact of Improved Staff Education and Equipment Competency on Enhancing Hypertension Knowledge in Patients at a Rural Urgent Care Clinic Johnson, Mekeilah 2024  
Does Intensive Behavioral Therapy Result in Greater Weight Loss Among Patients with Obesity at a 12-Week Interval Jones, Angela 2017 Link 1
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Impact of Self-Management Education on the Self-Efficacy of People with Chronic Pain Jones, Tanya 2023  
Examining the Effect of Mentoring on New Hire APRNs Kelly, Rochelle 2022
Analysis of Phlebotomy Training Implementation to Reduce Lab Errors in the Clinical Setting King, Sandy 2023  
Improving Empathy with Simulation: A Quality Improvement Project Layne, Jami 2024  
Conflict Resolution in Healthcare: The Vital Role of Developing Conflict Management Skills among Nurse Leaders Maddalena, Kris 2023  
Identifying Factors That Impact Provider Adherence with Current Asthma Guidelines Martinez, Tammi 2017 Link
Substance Use Disorder Policy for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists: A Policy Analysis McAdoo, Justin D. 2020
Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist Perspective on the Impact of a Clinical Mentoring Program McCarley, Sheila M. 2021
Improving Timeliness of Nursing Documentation Morgan, Anthony S. 2023  
Evaluation of a Competency-based Interprofessional Diabetes Management Education Module Norman, Bilinda 2017 Link
The Effects of Diet and Lifestyle on Wound Healing Orabuchi, Chinwe 2023  
Empowering New OB Nurses to Combat Racial Disparities Through Education Poole, Tabitha 2023  
lncreasing Clinical Judgment and Critical Thinking Skills Using the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model in Licensed Nursing Roberts, Kathryn 2024  
The Introduction of a Low-Fidelity Simulation with an Electronic Health Record to Increase Clinical Judgment in Pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing Students Rogers, Tammy 2023  
Impact of an Education Program on Screening for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Rucker, Lauren 2024  
Utilization of a Statin Therapy Initiation Clinical Decision Aid in a Rural Health Clinic Schulte, Debra 2021 Link
Are Education and Work Process Redesign Effective in Increasing Documentation of Annual Retinal Exams among Diabetic Patients? Screws, Stacy 2017 Link
Impact of a Sepsis Coordinator on Patient Outcomes of Adult Patients with Sepsis Smith, Angela B. 2017 Link
Improving Emergency Department Quality of Care Smith, Carmen 2021
HESI A2 Predictability of Student Success Smith, Cindy 2023  
Impact of Anxiety in School Aged Children and Adolescents in Rural Settings Smith, Jasmine 2023  
RN to BSN End-of-Program Evaluation Revision Tate, Nichol 2023  
Implementation of a Comprehensive Diabetic Foot Care Protocol in a Primary Care Clinic Taylor, Kakecha 2023
Improving Access to Early Interventions for Prediabetic Patients Telling, KimberLeigh M. 2023  
Mentoring in Nurse Anesthesia: Positively Influencing Job Satisfaction Tharp, Patricia J. 2020
Diabetic Self-Management Education Program Evaluation Thomas, Amanda 2022
Aiming for Accuracy in Primary Care Penicillin Allergy Identification Thomason, Elizabeth A. 2021
Development of a Sexual Assault Legal Education (SALE) Certification Program for Advanced Healthcare Providers Precepting Novice Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners in Arkansas Thompson, Heather Dawn 2017
A comparative study of CDE utilization rates and hospital admissions  for foot ulcerations between two hospitals Toombs, Amber 2017 Link
Investigating the Incidence of Postoperative Mild Cognitive Impairment in Cognitively Intact Patients Aged 65-80 Years Undergoing General Anesthesia for Surgery  Ward, Bryon S. 2017
An Evaluation of Weight Loss After Prescribed Exercise in Adult Hispanics with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Watkins, Anna 2016
Early Identification and Screening of Adolescent Depression In Primary Care Williams, Ladonna 2017 Link
HPV Immunization Intervention Application in Rural Arkansas Wright, Randi M. 2020