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DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE (DNP)
AUGUST 2020

JAMES WATERS
" Public Health Emergency Preparedness for
Persons Living with Disabilities: A Health Equity
Initiative for Military Personnel & Families Living
with Disabilities on U.S. Army Installation, Fort
Carson, Colorado "

DECEMBER 2020

JEANNE BURNKRANT
" Behavioral Screening Using the NPI-Q Tool
to Assess Appropriateness of Antipsychotic
Prescribing Practices in Patients with Dementia "

RACHEL CHON
" A Quality Improvement Project to Decrease
Pediatric, Hematology/Oncology/BMT NursingRelated Protocol Deviations and Increase
Positive Perceptions and Attitudes of Nurses
Toward Clinical Research "

JESSICA DAVIS
" Did the 'My Choices My Wishes' (MCMW)
Program Decrease the Number of Patients
Receiving Chemotherapy in the Last 14 days of
Life and Increase the Number of Advance Care
Directive Documentation? "

MICHELLE FERRICHER
" Utilization of the 2-Week Well Visit Shared
Medical Appointment Improving Timely Access
for Military Beneficiaries: A Program Evaluation "

JEANINE FOLEY
" Improving Assessment and Pathways to
Treatment for Veterans with Alcohol Use
Disorder, Alcohol Withdrawal and Alcohol
Intoxication: A Quality Improvement Project "

COURTNEY HOFFBAUER
" Average Length of Stay and Readmission Rate:
Participation in a Preadmission Testing Clinic
with an Emphasis on Total Joint Education "

ALEXIS KOUTLAS

BARBARA NOVAIS

" Reducing Hospital Admissions for Patients
with Congestive Heart Failure by Implementing
the Chronic Care Management Framework; a
Cost, Quality and Satisfaction Improvement
Project "

" Reducing Hospital Readmissions for
Congestive Heart Failure "

RAJEE KRAUSE
" Promoting Osteo-Protective Measures in
Patients with Epilepsy receiving Enzyme
Inducing Anti-Epileptic Drugs: A Quality
Improvement Project "

KATY KRINGS
" Alaska Birth Transfer Initiative: Improving
Transfers from Planned Community Births "

RACHEL KUKER
" Increasing Patient Engagement in Vulnerable
Populations Through the Use of a Patient Portal "

JULIA PARAZIN
" A Program Evaluation of a New Outpatient IV
Diuretic Service "

BRITT RITCHIE
" Mindful Awareness Practices (MAP) for
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD):
A Program Evaluation "

TAMERA ROSENBAUM
" Reducing Nurse Turnover Through the
Implementation of Stay Interviews and the
Retention Interventions for Staff tool Kit (RISK):
A Quality Improvement Project "

ALLISON SELMON
LISA LIGGETT
" Increasing Patient Care Quality and Tenured
Nurse Retention in Acute Care, High Stress
Nurse Work Areas Through Supporting and
Developing Charge Nurse Leadership Skills "

CATHERINE NARCAVAGE-BRADLEY
" Improving Preventative Care After a Sexual
Assault Using a Sexual Assault Clinical
Algorithm and Patient Education Tools "

RACHEL NAUMAN
" Remote Home Monitoring to Reduce 30-day
Readmissions in the Post Discharge Care of
Children with Medical Complexity "

" Preventing Patient Deterioration in the Medical/
Surgical Environment: A Respiratory Rate
Initiative "

STESHA SELSKY
" Decreasing 30-Day Unplanned Readmissions
after Thoracic Surgery with Non-Invasive
Remote Monitoring "

TARA VALENZUELA
" Improving Outcomes for People with
Depression in the Community Health Setting
through Integrating Mental Health Care, a
Quality Improvement Project "

JOSHUA ZUCKER
JACQUELINE NELSON
" Increasing Medication Adherence in Patients
with Diabetes and Hypertension by Using
Reminders and Healthy Lifestyle Advice via
Short Message Service (SMS): A Quality
Improvement Project "

" Utilizing Protocol Systematic Treatment
Reflection Evaluation and Management,
Asymptomatic Bacteria (UPSTREAM): A Quality
Improvement Project "



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