Next Week: DNP Students to Defend Scholarly Projects

In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor Nursing Practice, students will defend their scholarly projects in Gambet Center Room 210 on Friday, June 14, from 12PM-4PM.

Faculty, students, and the general public are invited to attend.

Lois Chappell, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C

  • SP Title: Does Dementia with Dysphagia Increase the Incidence of Aspiration Pneumonia in Long-Term Care Residents?
  • SP Committee (Names, credentials, role):
    • Chair– Jacqueline M. Ochsenreither, DNP, CRNP, PPCNP-BC, DeSales University Department of Nursing and Health
    • Reader– Dr. Katherine Stackhouse, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, DeSales University Department of Nursing and Health
    • Content Expert– Dr. Grace Cordts
  • Time: 12PM- 1PM

Victoria M. Chestnut, MSN, MBA, RN, CCCTM

  • SP Title: The Impact of Telephonic Follow-Up within Two Business Days Post-Discharge on 30-Day Readmissions for Patients with Heart Failure. 
  • SP Committee (Names, credentials, role):
    • Chair: Karen Vadyak, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, DeSales University Department of Nursing and Health
    • Reader: Barbara Seibert, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, CNE, DeSales University Department of Nursing and Health
    • Content Expert: Matthew McCambridge, MD, MS, FACP, FCCP, Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Time: 1PM- 2PM

Cindy Marie Fuhrman, MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC

  • SP Title: What is the Correlation Between Length of Orientation and One Year Post-Hire Retention Rates in Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners (CRNP)?
  • SP Committee (Names, credentials, role):
    • Chair– Laura M. Baylor, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, DeSales University Department of Nursing and Health
    • Reader– Jennifer K. Brigwood, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC
    • Content Expert– Grant Greenberg, M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A.
  • Time: 2PM – 3PM

Martine S. Ott, MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC

  • SP Title: Does the Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment Increase Treatment Retention and Decrease Illicit Substance Use in Opioid-Dependent Patients?
  • SP Committee (Names, credentials, role):
    • Chair– Barbara Siebert, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, CNE
    • Reader– Jennifer K. Brigwood, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC
    • Content Expert– Chris Squillaro, DO
  • Time: 3PM- 4PM