The scholarly project is planned and designed through a sequence of four courses which are typically the last four courses a student takes in the program. The project is a culmination of work done throughout the DNP program that demonstrates the ability of the students to effect positive change in health care settings through careful synthesis of evidence and evaluate the effectiveness of the change.
Types of scholarly projects (but not limited to):
- Quality Improvement
- Financial Analysis to Compare Models of Care
- Implement and Evaluate Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines
- Design and Evaluate New Models of Care
- Analyze a Policy and Revise and Implement the amended policy.
- Develop and Implement a New Policy
Below is a list of the scholarly projects completed by recent graduates:
- An Evaluation Of A Nutritional Intervention With Latino Children And Their Families To Prevent Childhood Obesity
- Evaluation of a Train-the-Trainer Learning Module for LTC Nursing Staff on Anti-Psychotic Use
- Inpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation in a LTC Facility: Short-Term Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction
- Intervention to Improve Nurses' Recognition and Treatment of Delirium in Older Adults on a Neuroscience Unit
- Latino Attitudes Toward Mental Health and Its Impact in Access to Treatment
- Nurse Practitioners, Electronic Health Records and Chronic Disease Management
- Openness to Diversity: Student Nurses and Patients Tell Their Stories
- Patient Outcomes & Satisfaction with Care Following Palliative Care Consultation
- Patient Satisfaction with Nurse Practitioner Care in a College Health Center
- Perception of Mental Illness Amongst the Nigerian-Born Immigrant Population in the Greater Lynn/Boston area.
- Practice Challenges Through Education Redesign
- The Implementation and Evaluation of a Psychiatric Nursing Preceptor Program