2019 DNP Clinical Scholarship Projects

Evaluating the Delivery of Diabetes-Related Care Among the Asian Population

Lyly Bui, DNP, BSN

Depression Screening in Antepartum Females

Michelle Burk, DNP, MSN, APRN, WHNP-BC

Primary Care Delays in Underserved Areas: A Strategic Plan to Improve Access to Care

Debra Connell-Dent, DNP, MSN, RN

Referrals to an Opioid Overdose Program with EMS Involvement: Comparing Treatment Outcomes

Courtney Haas, DNP, BSN, RN

Education-based Intervention Effects on 30-day Readmission Rates for Patients with COPD

Gina Hand-Eoloff, DNP, MBA, BSN, RN

A Vaccine Administration Training Program to Increase Adolescent Vaccination Rates

Claire E. Jensen, DNP, BSN, RN


Dysphagia Screening to Prevent Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia

Namneet Kaur Sekhon, DNP, BSN, RN, CEN

Decreasing Opioid Overprescription Following Outpatient Gynecologic Surgery

Monica Kistler, DNP, BSN, RN

Nitrous Oxide Use For Minor But Painful Pediatric Procedures

Samantha Kremer, DNP, BSN, RN

Race-Based Trauma Care Training for Veteran’s Administration Nurse PractitionersVanessa Loyd, DNP, Ph.D., MSN, RN

Venessa Loyd, DNP, Ph.D., MSN, RN

Reducing CAUTIs in a Neurological ICU

Claire McKee, DNP, BSN, RN

A Quality initiative to Reduce Pneumonia Readmissions and Mortality in Older Adults

Terri D. Morris, DNP, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC

Depression in HIV-Positive Individuals Living in a Residential Housing Community

Danielle Njeri, DNP, RN, BSN

Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescents

Millicent Palacios, DNP, BSN, RN

Barriers to Mental Health Treatment In Patients Referred

Rebecca Palmer, DNP, BSN, RN

Implementation of the Integrated Palliative Outcome Scale (IPOS) into Palliative Care Practice

Lisa Pezold, DNP, BSN, RN

Adult-Geriatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Fellowship for the Veterans Administration


A Rural Telehealth Objective Structured Clinical Examination

Devon Schlottach, DNP, BSN, RN

Management And Support Of Uninsured Patients With Diabetes Type II Within A Nurse Managed Clinic

Emma Spencer, DNP, RN, BSN

Improving Maternal Outcomes through Labetalol Algorithm Utilization for Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Hailee Taylor, DNP, BSN, RN

A Behavioral Weight Loss Program for Low-income Adults with Obesity and HIV

Sophai Thach, DNP, BSN, RN

Examining Opioid Ordering Rates of Advanced Practice Providers in an Emergency Department

Bridgette Thompson, DNP, MSN, APRN

Increasing Nursing Competence and Confidence During Obstetric Emergencies Through Simulation: A Quality Improvement Project

Tram Wallen, DNP, MSN, APRN-CNP