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DNP Student Defenses

2017
Leyla Pordeli, DNP, RN
Informatics Competency-Based Assessnent: Evaluation and Determination of Nursing Informatics Competency Gaps among Practicing Nurse Informaticists
    Chair: Dr. Roberta Christopher 
 
Ilana Logvinov, DNP, RN
Evidence-Based Practice Fellowship Program
    Chair: Dr. Mary Vanderhoef
 
Michelle Conkling, DNP, CNM
Underserved Women and Hereditary Breast Cancer Screening
    Chair: Dr. Mary Gipson  
 
2016
Patricia Williamson, DNP, RN
Family-Centered Visitation Program Guide for the Pediatric PACU
    Chair: Dr. Lindsay Wolf

Erica Schroeder, DNP, FNP-BC
Evaluation of a Fellowship Program for Nurse Practitioner Graduates in an Academic Environment
    Chair: Dr. Michelle Edmonds.

2015
Angela Ford, DNP, FNP-BC
A Project Comparing Self-monitoring with a Smartphone Application for Weight Loss vs Paper Diary
    Chair: Dr. Roberta Logsdon
 
Kara Bragg, DNP, FNP, ENP 
Ultrasound as a First Line Diagnostic Modality to Detect Urolithiasis.
    Chair: Dr. Leigh Hart
 
Janette DunlapDNP, FNP
Text4Life: The Use of Text Messaging to Influence Health Behaviors in Adolescents.
    ChairDr. Hilary Morgan
 
Tracie Mitchem GreenDNP, FNP
Exploring the Lived Experience of Now-Adult Child Sexual Abuse Victims.
    ChairDr. Michelle Edmonds​
 
​Martha HicksDNP, FNP
Patient Centered Medical Home Integrated Primary Care Sub-Specialists​.
    ChairDr. Michelle Edmonds​
 
Karen LaneDNP, FNP
Effectiveness of Portal Notification in Completion of Cervical Cancer Screening In the 50-65 Year Old Female Family Medicine Patient.
    ChairDr. Hilary Morgan
 
​Diana OliverDNP, ANP, PMHNP
Discovering Undiagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea in a Psychiatric Population.
    ChairDr. Lynnette Hansen Kennison​
 
Michelle SilverDNP, FNP 
Evaluating a New Ambulatory Care Coordination Program.
    ChairDr. Teri Chenot
 
Joann SmithDNP, CNM​ 
Midwives’ Business Guide To An Independent Home Birth Practice.
    ChairDr. Hilary Morgan
 
Sandra Taylor, PNP, DNP
Flipped Learning in the Pediatric Classroom-A Capstone Project.
    Chair​Dr. Jeane Richards
 
​Carol VolanteDNP, FNP
Emerging Strategies in Diabetes Education: An Integrated Literature Review. 
    ChairDr. Leigh Hart
 
​2014
Mary BladeDNP, FNP
Guideline Directed Therapy for Systolic Heart Failure​.
    ChairDr. Leigh Hart
 
​Elaine BorneDNP, ANP, AGACNP
Nurse Practitioners' Perceived Preparedness for the Role of Hospitalist Provider.
    ChairDr. Leigh Hart
 
​Janet Garvey, DNP ANP, PMHNP
Improving Communication between Professional Caregivers and Patients with Dementia: Evaluating the Efficacy of a Caregiver Education Program.​
    ChairDr. Hilary Morgan
 
​Mary LeenDNP, ANP, AGACNP
Disease Management of Heart Failure: Nurse led Multidisciplinary Clinic.
    ChairDr. Leigh Hart
 
Crystal Lynn, DNP, CRNA
A Case Analysis: Intracardiac Thrombus during Liver /Kidney Transplant with resolution using t-PA.
    ChairDr. Leigh Hart
 
Pam Lovett, DNP, CRNA
Propofol versus Midazolam/Fentanyl Sedation for Colonoscopy in the Elderly.
    ChairDr. Hilary Morgan
 
​Ava Smith, DNP, FNP
Nurse Practitioner Attitudes Regarding Utilization of Smartphone Tracker Apps. 
    ChairDr. Hilary Morgan
 
​Mary Vanderhoef, DNP, FNP​
Patient Understanding of Emergency Department Discharge Instructions.
    ChairDr. Michelle Edmonds​