DNP Public Presentations

Doctor of Nursing Practice students complete a scholarly project which capsulates their degree program. The public is invited to watch their final presentations and learn about the research they have conducted and system solutions they have defined. 

 

Wednesday, April 25 - 2-110 Weaver-Densford

Time: 11:00 a.m. Developing a Sustainable Online Preceptor Education Program for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants
Student: Jennifer Bold
Specialty: Post-Master's DNP
Project Advisor: Dr. Renee Kumpula, EdD, RN, PHN

Wednesday, April 25 - 2-580 Moos

Time: 10:00 - 10:25 a.m. 
Student: Katherine Nelson
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisors: Dr. Jean Wyman, PhD, APRN, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN

Time: 10:25 - 10:50 a.m. 
Student: Annika Blaine
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisors: Dr. Ruth Lindquist, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN

Time: 10:50 - 11:15 a.m. 
Student: Amber Herdzina (Halverson)
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisors: Dr. Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Time: 11:15 - 11:40 a.m. Improving the Number of Older Adult Patients with a Documented Healthcare Agent in an Urban Primary Care Setting
Student: Andrea Marie Lima
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisors: Dr. Dianne Willer-Sly, DNP, APRN, CNP, FAANP and Dr. Mary Dierich, PhD, APRN, CNP, Professor Ad Honorem 

Time: 11:40 - 12:05 .m. 
Student: Brooke Maleszewski
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisors: Dr. Lori Rhudy, PhD, APRN, CNRN, ACNS

Wednesday, April 25 - 2-520 Moos

Time: 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Student: Ben Hickox
Quality Improvement To Mitigate Moral Distress (QUIT-Moral Distress)

Specialty: Adult/Gerontolocial Clinical Nurse Specialist
Project Advisor: Dr. Joan Liaschenko, PhD, RN, FAAN

Time: 1:30-2:00 p.m. 
Student: Kathryn Delegard
Vital notification: Using middleware to reduce nurse response time to lethal cardiac rhythms

Specialty: Adult/Gerontolocial Clinical Nurse Specialist
Project Advisor: Dr. Niloufar Hadidi, PhD, APRN, CNS-BC, FAHA

Time: 2:00-2:30 p.m. 
Student: Emily Stupca
Proactive Management of Patients at Risk for Aggression Using Standardized Assessment and Interventions

Specialty: Adult/Gerontolocial Clinical Nurse Specialist
Project Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Peden-McAlpine, PhD, ACNS, BC

Time: 2:30-3:00 p.m. 
Student: Edatu Bakuto
Improving Influenza Vaccination Rate for Homebound Clients

Specialty: Adult/Gerontolocial Clinical Nurse Specialist
Project Advisor: Dr. Niloufar Hadidi, PhD, APRN, CNS-BC, FAHA

 

Wednesday, April 25 - 2-530 Moos

Time: 12:45 - 1:10 p.m. 
Student: Haley Mitchell (Luckew)
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Dr. Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Time: 1:15 - 1:35 p.m. 
Student: Truphena Obonyo
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Dr. Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Time: 1:35 - 2:00 p.m. 
Student: Cassandra Parker
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Dr. Kris Talley, PhD, RN, GNP-BC

Time: 2:00 - 2:35 p.m. 
Student: Kaylin Hasselquist (Thone)
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Dr. Fang Yu, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN

Friday, May 4 - 4-130 Weaver-Densford (Bentson Center)

Time: 8:00-8:20 a.m. 
Implementing Screening and Best Practice Follow-up For Adolescent Mental Health Concerns in a Community Church Setting
Student: Jessica Schmitt
Specialty: Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Dr. Susan O'Conner-Von, PhD, RN
Community Partner: Linda Schoene

Time: 8:20-8:40 a.m. 
Implementing pediatric early warning signs (PEWS) to identify the deteriorating patient: A quality improvement project
Student: Stephie Solheid
Specialty: Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Dr. Casey Hooke, PhD, APRN, PCNS, CPON
Community Partner: Patricia Conlon

Time: 8:40-9:00 a.m. 
Sepsis Risk Calculator to Improve Patient Outcomes: A Quality Improvement Project in a Large Metropolitan Birth Center
Student: Kelli Morrell
Specialty: Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Dr. Anne McKechnie, PhD, RN, IBCLC
Community Partner: Kolleen Amon

Time: 9:00-9:20 a.m. 
A Quality Improvement Project: Implementation of the I-PASS Mnemonic among APRN and Physician Hospitalists at a Children’s Hospital
Student: Chelsea Wilson
Specialty: Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Dr. Cheri L. Friedrich, DNP, RN, CNP
Community Partner: Jennifer Weyandt

Time: 9:20-9:50 a.m. 
A Quality Improvement Initiative to Implement Parent-to-Parent Support in a Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic
Students: Liza Beilke and Caitlin Geisen
Specialty: Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Dr. Wendy Looman, PhD, APRN, CPNP
Community Partner: Jo Artz and Anna Thurmes

Time: 10:10-10:30 a.m. 
Preventing Escalating and Aggressive Behaviors in Pediatric Patients Through the Use of Care Plans: A Quality Improvement Project
Student: Katie Holt
Specialty: Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Dr. Barbara Beacham, PhD, RN
Community Partner: Jade Roper

Time: 10:30-10:50 a.m. 
Improving Adolescent Mental Health Care on a Medical-Surgical Pediatric Unit: Pilot Implementation of a Web-Based Non-Pharmacologic Therapeutic Activities
Student: Katie Wahl
Specialty: Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Dr. Cheri L. Friedrich, DNP, RN, CNP
Community Partners: Dr. Frances Prekker and Laura Gary

Time: 10:50-11:10 a.m. 
Take Action: A Plan for Functional Abdominal Pain Management
Student: Jessalyn Siewart
Specialty: Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Dr. Andra Fjone, DrPH, MN, RN
Community Partners: Molly Hagen and Dr. Naomi Goloff

Time: 11:10-11:30 a.m. 
A Quality Improvement Initiative: Implementation of a Sepsis Screening Tool on a General Pediatric Unit
Student: Liz Schafer
Specialty: Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Dr. Cheri L. Friedrich, DNP, RN, CNP
Community Partners: Kelly Fjerstad

Time: 11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. 
Improving Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Rates Using the C.A.S.E. approach: A Quality Improvement Project in a Primary Care Clinic
Students: Katie Heille and Megan Wegter
Specialty: Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Dr. Casey Hooke, PhD, APRN, PCNS, CPON
Community Partners: Connie Blackwell and Dr. Mary O'Donnell