Doctor of Nursing Practice: DNP Projects

Identify, Explore, and Address Your Area of Interest

Angela Patterson, DNP, RN
Angela Patterson, DNP, RN
Presenting her culminating DNP Project, Transition to Nurse Practitioner Practice in a Retail Clinic Setting: A Program Evaluation, at the 2016 School of Nursing State of the Scholars.

As you begin the DNP program at the MGH Institute, you will identify a real-life, workplace challenge and as you progress towards your degree, you will design, implement, and evaluate an effective solution. Throughout your culminating DNP Project, a faculty mentor and experts in the field will help you implement evidence-based practices that will ultimately bring about meaningful change. To provide a sense of what this experience will be like, here is a list of some DNP Projects completed by our scholars:

Maureen Hemingway, DNP, RN, MHA, CNOR
An Exploratory Study to Assess Nurse’s Attitudes Towards Multidisciplinary Team Training
Cynthia Holle, MBA, DNP, RN
Filling Empty Seats: A Survey of CT Skilled Nursing Facility Directors of Nursing on Perceived Barriers, Incentives, and Readiness for Academic Progression
Christine Buckley, DNP
Compassion Fatigue in Special Care Nursery
Hasna Hakim, DNP, RN
Comparative Case Study to Evaluate Implementation Strategies for a Multi-Site Research Study
Timothy Quigley, DNP, MBA, RN, NEABC
Early Identification of Sepsis in an Emergency Department Setting Through the Use of a Computerized Decision Support System
Maria Ducharme, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Influence of Nurse Leaders on Professional Practice Environment and Clinical Nurses’ Engagement in Essential Nursing Practices
Amy Fuller, DNP, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB
Facebook Inclusion as a Learning Tool in a Maternal/Child Health Course: A Feasibility Study
Antonia Makosky, DNP, MPH, ANP-BC
Creating an Inclusive Excellence Training Program for Clinical Instructors
Katie McDonough, DNP, APRN-BC
Standardizing Nurse Training Strategies to Improve Knowledge and Self-Efficacy with Tracheostomy and Laryngectomy Care
Maura McQueeney, MPH DNP NEA- BC
Interprofessional Management of Heart Failure: A Home Health Approach to Reduced Rehospitalization
Holly Randall, DNP, PMHCNS
Evaluation of Referral Process Using Refugee Health Screen-15 in Massachusetts A Quality Improvement Project
Lisa Swanson, DNP, MS, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE
The Relationship Between Social Network Position and Leader's Organizational Assessment
Kevin Whitney, RN, DNP, NEA-BC
Use and Perceptions of Nursing Peer Review: A Survey of Chief Nurse Executives