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 24 - 1-250 Mayo

Time: 3:10 p.m. Self-Collected Vaginal Specimens: A Model for Increasing Gonorrhea & Chlamydia Screening in Women
Student: Lindsey Kaupa
Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Maria Ruud, DNP, APRN, CNP

Wednesday, April 24 - 4-130 Weaver-Densford

Time: 3:30-3:50 p.m. Empowering School Nurses in Combating Childhood Obesity: A Quality Improvement Project in an Urban School District
Student: Natalie Reker
Specialty: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care
Project Advisor: Andra Fjone, DrPH, MN, RN
Community Partner: Mary Yackley

Time: 3:50-4:10 p.m. Letting Kids be Kids: Quality Improvement to Deliver Supportive Care at Home After High-dose Methotrexate
Student: Katie Robbins
Specialty: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care
Project Advisor: Casey Hooke, PhD, APRN, PCNS, CPON, FAAN
Community Partner: Mary Langevin

Time: 4:10-4:30 p.m. Improving Inpatient to Outpatient Communication in the Care Management of Children with Medical Complexity
Student: Megan Antolick
Specialty: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care
Project Advisor: Wendy Looman, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC
Community Partner: Ronda Cady

Time: 4:30-4:50 p.m. Improving Pressure Injuries from Respiratory Devices by Using A Prevention Bundle
Student: Breanna Baum
Specialty: Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
Project Advisor: Casey Hooke, PhD, APRN, PCNS, CPON, FAAN
Community Partner: Patricia Conlon

Time: 4:50-5:20 p.m. Rooming in to Improve Quality of Care for Infants Hospitalized with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Student: Elisabeth Palmquist and Samantha Larson
Specialty: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care
Project Advisor: Barbara Beacham, PhD, RN and Cheri Friedrich, DNP, RN, CNP
Community Partner: Dr. Frances Prekker

Wednesday, May 1 - 5-125 Moos Tower

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Implementation of a Post Fall Huddle Unit-based Intervention: Part of a Falls Prevention Program
Student: Dawn Fredrich, MSN, RN
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist
Project Advisor: Niloufar N. Hadidi, PhD, APRN, CNS-BC, FAHA

Thursday, May 2 - 3-110 Moos Tower

Time: 8:00-8:25 a.m. Screen and intervention for fall risk in clinic
Student: Stephanie Grove
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Ruth Lindquist, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN

Time: 8:30-8:55 a.m. Implementation of an Improved Immunosuppression Protocol for Pancreas Transplant Recipients
Student: Jessica Fisher
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Lisiane Pruinelli, PhD, RN

Time: 9:00-9:25 a.m. Capacity to consent for clinical trials - assessment & implementation
Student: Jennifer Braun
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Fang Yu, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN

Time: 9:30-9:55 a.m. Pressure injury prevention in the critically ill proned patient
Student: Alissa Pool
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Siobhan McMahon, PhD, MPH, GNP-BC

Time: 10:00-10:25 a.m. Improving Advance Directive Completion in the Ambulatory setting for patients with cognitive impairment
Student: Lauren Velin
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Siobhan McMahon, PhD, MPH, GNP-BC

Time: 10:30-10:55 a.m. Pain assessment/management improvement
Student: Yvonne Wirsiy
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Eileen P. Weber, DNP, JD, PHN, BSN, RN

Time: 11:00-11:25 a.m. Psychotropic medication reduction
Student: Matt Mulvihill
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Donna Bliss, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

Time: 11:30-11:55 a.m. Increase days of hospice - End of Life Conversations
Student: Meghan Battista
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Mary Fran Tracy, PhD, APRN, CNS, FAAN

Time: 1:00-1:25 p.m. Reducing Primary care related ED visits @ Cedar Riverside
Student: Abdi Ibrahim
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Jeanne Pfeiffer, DNP, MPH, RN, CIC, FAPIC, FAAN

Time: 1:30-1:55 p.m. Development & Implementation of Universal Influenza Mgmt protocol for SNFs
Student: Hanah Berhane
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Time: 2:00-2:25 p.m. Implementing in-house INR testing to improve patient outcomes
Student: Kelsey Heffling
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Time: 2:30-2:55 p.m. Preventing oversedation and respiratory depression in opioid administration
Student: Gertrude Orakwue
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Time: 3:00-4:15 p.m. Increasing patient activation to prevent rehospitalization
Student: Mackenzie McLean
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Time: 3:00-4:15 p.m. Increasing patient self-activation to decrease hospital readmission
Student: Kristen Matulis, Angela Score, Manisha Shah
Specialty: Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Project Advisor: Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN